Featured stories about Danish
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Stories about Danish
22 December 2015
"We hope as well that the global community does not forget the places around the world affected exactly by this epidemic. Afghanistan is exactly one of those places.”
9 September 2015
Danes crowdfunded an ad welcoming refugees after the Danish Ministry for Foreigners, Integration and Housing announced its intention to publish one dissuading refugees from travelling to Denmark.
29 August 2015
Google's OCR software supports more than 248 world languages, including all the major South Asian languages, bringing together hope for the large-scale digitization of old texts.
17 February 2015
14 February 2015
We humans have been using expressions of hesitation for a long time. Linguists are now noting a shift in usage across a number of Germanic languages from "um" to "uh."
7 May 2014
When NGOs communicate, they often go for narratives of distress and disaster instead of showing progress and potential. The result is a distorted and stereotyped view of the world.
5 November 2013
Following UN Women's lead, Global Voices conducted its own experiments with Google's Autocomplete feature. The investigation revealed popular attitudes about women’s roles, sexuality, appearance and relationships with men.
12 November 2012
2 October 2012
October 1 was the first 'Bank Transfer Day' ever in Denmark. The initiative calls for the Danes to reconsider where they keep their money and to consider if they can...
18 August 2012
26 August 2011
Today the Danish PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen has finally called the parliamentary elections: the big day is in three weeks, on September 15. Maria Grabowski reports on two online initiatives...
16 May 2011
Danish nationalist right wing party, The Danish People’s Party (Dansk Folkeparti/DF), recently announced the re-introduction of controls at the country's borders with Germany and Sweden. The centre-right minority government in...
11 February 2011
Facebook came to life on Denmark's streets in 2010 through events and groups organised via the social networking site. Whether motives were addressing the country's homeless or immigration policy, it...
5 November 2010
Roj TV, a Kurdish-language satellite television station based in Denmark has been accused of supporting terrorism by the Danish attorney-general. It may lose its broadcasting license once the case goes...
19 May 2010
11 November 2009
Denmark is offering immigrants from “non-Western” countries 100,000 Danish kroners (US$20,000) if they volunteer to move “home”. A Facebook group protesting the law has been set up to collect 100,000...
8 September 2009
Emails have begun to fly this week between 31 Global Voices mentors and 31 participants in a newly launched educational program in Copenhagen, Denmark called Global Change.
12 June 2009
Last month, two Danish television hosts aiming to show that the participatory online encyclopedia Wikipedia is unreliable, instead ended up defending their own credibility when it was uncovered that the...