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From Local to Global

October 25, 2014

In April 2008 I was very surprised to receive an email from a stranger asking me to contribute to Voices Without Votes, a Global Voices project for the U.S. presidential that year. I still don’t know how Amira Al Hussaini found me but six years later her resourcefulness and tenacity...

Share the Magic

October 25, 2014

The generosity of a feminist blogger – and a fortunate stroke of serendipity – got me into Global Voices in the Autumn of 2008. I had just settled back home in Porto, living alone for the first time after half a year teaching in Timor-Leste. The experience in the antipodes...

Elections and Culture

October 25, 2014

My first post for Global Voices was technically not my first post. I had written on my blog, medeamaterial, a post about a music festival in downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, and David Sasaki, who was then the Latin America Editor, contacted me about reposting my article. I was interested...

Girls Activist of Kyrgyzstan and Global Voices

  October 25, 2014

I started working in media sphere in my 13 years old, now I am 16. My experience I started from citizen journalism and then started intrested in political systemof goverment and write for mass media in Kyrgyzstan. For three years of news producing at Kloop Media Foundation. I had accumulated...

Global Voices, um lugar que cheguei para ficar

  October 24, 2014

O meu nome completo é Dércio Ernesto João Tsandzana, de nacionalidade moçambicana, resido actualmente na capital do país, Maputo. Tenho um percurso académico brilhante não tendo atrasado em nenhum nível anterior até a esta parte. Escrevo actualmente artigos de opinião para o maior jornal de circulação em Moçambique, Jornal notícias;...

GV: Sharing Home stories with the World

  October 24, 2014

I am proud and honored to be a Global Voices contributor. When Ndesanjo Macha the Sub-Saharan Editor contacted me and said that I had been selected as a contributor many months after I had applied, I was extremely excited but I was not sure whether I was confident enough to...

Kenya: Transforming Sports Coverage Through Blogs

  October 24, 2014

On most counts though, sports blogs have helped their administrators learn better and understand their world of sport. It has also meant interaction with sports personalities, administrators and gets more first-hand accounts from those mentioned.

Thanks Google, I am a GVer!

  October 20, 2014

I have a love and hate relationship with Google, but for one thing alone I would really like to thank Google forever: I discovered Global Voices through an unpretentious search on its engine for two keywords: translation, blogs.