Stories about General

February 5, 2019

Russian Lingua announces partnership with It Gets Better Russia!

Global Voices Russian Lingua is happy to announce the launch of a partnership with It Gets Better Russia project.

January 29, 2019

Introducing myself as the new Managing Editor

My name is Filip Noubel, I live in Prague. Describing where I come from is a challenge: I grew up in a Czech-French family in Ireland, Soviet Uzbekistan and Greece.

January 17, 2019

Kittens, Baklava, and Bubble Tea: How Wikipedians Thank Each Other in Different Languages

Do expressions of gratitude make online communities stronger and more welcoming? Or is it a mistake when communities try to sustain themselves with virtual, symbolic tokens? Might the answers to...

October 12, 2018

Nobel Peace Prize Seen As Rebuke to the US

The rest of the world chose Nadia and Denis, while the United States elected Donald and Brett.

September 24, 2018

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...

September 19, 2018

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.

September 10, 2018

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...

September 9, 2018

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...