March, 2018

Posts from March, 2018

An Organization Shaped Like the Internet

A comprehensive history and overview of Global Voices policies and philosophy on volunteering, pay rates, how we prioritize the use of funds

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of March 5-11, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 208 countries. Number 159 on the list? Guyana. And number 15? Kazakhstan.

Global Voices Inks Partnership with the Philippines’ Kodao Productions

Global Voices has signed a content partnership with Kodao Productions, an alternative media company based in the Philippines.

Summit Reporting from the Global Voices Board

An overview of the role and functions of the Global Voices board, capturing the discussion at the Summit community meeting

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 26-March 4, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 204 countries. Number 129 on the list? Martinique. And number 13? Taiwan.

2018 Goals: Revitalizing the Runet Echo Community

Our goal for 2018 is to revitalize the RuNet Echo community, attracting new writers, with a focus on less Moscow-centric coverage and underreported topics like Russia's minorities.

Facebook Instant Articles: Thou shalt re-scrape thine articles after important edits

TL;DR: If you update a published post the Facebook version will be out of date, so you need to use this Facebook Debugger tool to “re-scrape” your posts if any...

2018 Editorial Goals: Expanding Coverage of Iranian Minority Voices

There are many groups and media outlets providing mainstream coverage of politics in Iran, but there are few mainstream outlets highlighting the voices of minorities such as Iran’s Ahwazis.

GV is Preserving the Web in Amber and Why That's Great News

TL;DR: Amber will make sure that when we link to something on GV, it will be available for readers in the future via. Archive.org, even if the original URL stops...

A Suicide Mentality, on the Precipice of War in Northeast Asia

"As North Korean defectors have reported, there's a possibility that Kim Jong Un’s forces might employ kamikaze tactics if they see that their country cannot withstand attacks by the US."