February, 2018

Posts from February, 2018

February 28, 2018

2018 Editorial Goals: Bringing Voices From MENA Countries Going Through Conflicts

My editorial goal is to amplify local voices from MENA region countries that are going through conflicts: Syria, Yemen, Libya, Palestine and Western Sahara

February 27, 2018

Editorial Goals 2018: Blogger Arrested! Tweep Censored! Building Templates for Standard Advox Posts

I plan to build a set of story templates that will make it easier for GVers to write stories about incidents affecting a person’s right to speak out online.

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 19-25, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from the majority of the world's countries. Number 31 on the list? Macedonia. And number 191? Comoros.

February 26, 2018

2018 Goal: Injecting Some Sunlight Into the Global Voices Publication Process

What goes on during the publication process at Global Voices can be confusing for first-time authors and long-standing community members alike. As news editor, I want to change that.

2018 Editorial Goals: Is There a Way To Make Sense of How We Chose Presidents in Francophone Africa?

"Instead of waiting for the puzzling electoral results to overwhelm us, we will try to proactively examine the context of each election before to the frenzy of campaign season."

February 25, 2018

Editorial Goal 2018: We Want to Organize Writing Workshops for the Spanish-Speaking Regional Community

What's a GV story? How do we write it?... And why?

February 23, 2018

2018 Editorial Goals: Getting to Know the Why and How of Indigenous-Led Online Media

Let's learn more about how indigenous-led digital media started and continue to represent themselves online.

Summit 2017 Community Meeting Notes: Bring on the Comments!

Greetings GVers! Alas, the GV Summit 2017 has come and gone, but we still have the memories — and lots and lots of notes collected from our many sessions. At long...

Are We Mentors More Than We Are Editors?

Many of the conversations at the 2017 Global Voices Staff Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka, touched upon how Global Voices has organically evolved over the years into a "learning organization."

February 22, 2018

2018 Editorial Goals: Getting Lost in Translation – and Being Okay With That

Languages are full of quirks we should celebrate. Calendars are full of dates we should embrace.