Posts from September, 2018
UPDATED: Newsroom update: Mahsa steps down, Taisa's new role, and Brazil and Lusofone Africa
Our Iran editor Mahsa leaves to take up a fellowship, and Taisa steps into a new role as News Editor.
Using Grammarly for GV?
Suggesting using Grammarly for the GV Community.
Community Council Issue Paper 2: Degrees of Professionalization
Today we are excited to share the second issue paper for the Community Consultation on the Future of Global Voices – on the subject of the degree of professionalization of Global Voices.The issue paper will present the background of our approach to volunteer and professional roles, the pros and cons of our...
Using Personas to Gain Understanding and Focus
Global Voices is asking its community to engage in defining its future path. Are we a community? Are we news? Are we media? All of the three? Something we have not yet imagined?
Tips for New Translators — Part 3: Slang and Social Media
Social media has to do with shared experiences, which are very difficult to translate. One must really have a grasp of the context.
Note from the Book Fair in Jakarta
Many large stores display their products to be purchased at discounts of up to 80 percent and publishers offer their flagship books.
Lingua Update: August 2018
The Lingua Manager presents the State of Lingua - August 2018
Follow along this week on GV Instagram as Claire posts images commemorating the life and work of our late community member Boukary Konate.
Community Council Issue Paper 1: Topics and Focus
Today we are excited to share the first issue paper for the Community Consultation on the Future of Global Voices – on the subject of the topics and focus of GV’s work.The issue paper will present the background of our approach to topics, the pros and cons of our current practice,...
RightsCon Translation Lab 2018: How we did it and what we learned
More than 2000 members attended RightsCon Toronto 2018, but still not all of us who work in human rights or technology was lucky enough to get invited, obtain a visa, passing security checks in airports easily. Tech conferences are English-dominated spaces, we are witnessing a rise in inclusion and diversity funds...