Posts about Guidelines

Guidelines for first-hand reporting

  November 21, 2018

While GV is mostly a second-hand reporting site, we do sometimes engage in first-hand reporting. Here are a few things to bear in mind when you're reporting a story first-hand.

New GV Feature: Contributor Achievements!

  August 8, 2017

Hi GV Community, we're launching a small new feature on the GV sites and I wanted to send out a warning because the feature will be sending you email and we don't want anyone getting surprised. GV Contributor Achievements Beta The feature is called Achievements. Like in video games, the achievements...

Instagram Embeds on GV: Updated Guides

  July 18, 2017

Hi all, quick post to point out that I've reviewed and updated the Instagram embedding guidelines for GV sites. It's nothing too wild, but there has been some confusion and we added a new feature, so I figured I'd go over the main solution for embedding Instagram, the new hidecaption=1 option...

GV Has Taglines On Posts Now?

  March 16, 2017

Here at Global Voices Tech HQ (my apartment) we try to avoid overloading the editing process for GV posts with a million steps and processes because we don't want you to have too many things to worry about and potentially mess up. Sometimes a new feature is worth it though, and...

Facebook Instant Articles Are Live on GV: What you need to know

  February 24, 2017

Greetings Earthling Voices!  As we promised in our format test post Facebook Instant Articles, the nebulous publishing tool that makes our posts ultra fast for mobile Facebook visitors, is now active and working on the English Global Voices and Advox sites! We'll be rolling out the setup onto all the...

Translator Newsletter: Small Languages, Memes, and More!

  March 8, 2016

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… The Ups & Downs of Freelancing Since many of us are freelancers, we know that a lot of the times it can feel like all or nothing. The Delaware Valley Translators Association wrote up this...

Geolocating Global Voices: Add your stories to the map!

  June 30, 2015

The geolocation feature has been working on this site (GV Community) since we launched it, but has been notably missing from the rest of the GV family of sites. The reason is we wanted to test it out here and work out all the major technical issues first. Well that's...