· February, 2018

Posts about Newsroom from February, 2018

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 19-25, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from the majority of the world's countries. Number 31 on the list? Macedonia. And number 191? Comoros.

2018 Goal: Injecting Some Sunlight Into the Global Voices Publication Process

What goes on during the publication process at Global Voices can be confusing for first-time authors and long-standing community members alike. As news editor, I want to change that.

2018 Editorial Goals: Is There a Way To Make Sense of How We Chose Presidents in Francophone Africa?

"Instead of waiting for the puzzling electoral results to overwhelm us, we will try to proactively examine the context of each election before to the frenzy of campaign season."

Editorial Goal 2018: We Want to Organize Writing Workshops for the Spanish-Speaking Regional Community

What's a GV story? How do we write it?... And why?

Summit 2017 Community Meeting Notes: Bring on the Comments!

Greetings GVers! Alas, the GV Summit 2017 has come and gone, but we still have the memories — and lots and lots of notes collected from our many sessions. At long...

Are We Mentors More Than We Are Editors?

Many of the conversations at the 2017 Global Voices Staff Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka, touched upon how Global Voices has organically evolved over the years into a "learning organization."

2018 Editorial Goals: Getting Lost in Translation – and Being Okay With That

Languages are full of quirks we should celebrate. Calendars are full of dates we should embrace.

Editorial Goal 2018: We Want New Contributors From Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste

The countries are currently underrepresented in Global Voices coverage. As Lusophone editor, I want to change that.

2018 Editorial Goals: Developing a Netizen Report for Southeast Asia

'Netizen Report: Southeast Asia' aims to bring greater attention and focus to the state of online media and free speech issues in the region.

Editorial Goal 2018: Recruiting a Bigger, More Diverse Community of Contributors From Central and Eastern Europe

The 2018 goal for Central and Eastern Europe is to have at least one active author per country from the region, so all 22 countries can be represented on GV.