Roles and Responsibilities of Editors
This document outlines the goals and responsibilities for editors working across all sites and subjects, as member of staff or volunteers.
How to Write for GV
This guide explains best practices for writing and reporting a GV story.
This is a reference document for all authors, translators and editors to help the community ensure high editorial standards across the entire GV site.
How we collaborate on original stories written in languages other than English.
Creating Special Coverage Pages (SCP)
This page explains what Special Coverage Pages are on GV, how to create them and other technical details of the process.
Crossposting to Advox and Rising Voices
If you have published an Advox or Rising Voices story on Global Voices and would like to publish it on the Advox or Rising Voices site, please follow this process.
We track traffic on all Global Voices websites using Google Analytics profiles. Google Analytics is a tool that works by inserting code in each page on a site that sends info about visitors back to Google, then letting us look at the info with many powerful tools on the Google Analytics…
How to Cover Breaking News
A guide on breaking news coverage, including best practices and ideas for follow-up stories in the days and weeks after news breaks.
Keeping track of writing targets
GV editors and their teams work towards achieving monthly writing targets. Here's how we keep track of that data.
So You Need an Image…
Advice on finding images that we are allowed to use in our stories.
Stories to Write About
One of the most important things to keep in mind when writing a story is how it furthers Global Voices’ mission.
Tips for Crafting Headlines
Headlines are one of the elements that convince readers to click on a story and read.
Tips for Writing Excerpts
Excerpts are featured on the front page of our site and in sharing text across social media sites.
Tips for Writing Leads
Leads should be no longer than 35 words. Peel your story down to the core, then write the lead.
Verifying Social Media Content
It is important that we confirm that the user-generated content we use is authentic, original and from a trustworthy source.