Stories about Rising Voices from December, 2020
Combating misinformation in under-resourced languages: Lessons from around the world
A recent webinar explored how underresourced language communities may be at a disadvantage to tackle misinformation and access media literacy resources.
To revitalise their ‘severely endangered’ language, Gitxsan internet users get creative
The Indigenous Gitxsan language is under siege, but by harnessing the very technology that threatens to erase it, one Facebook Group, Gitxsan Got Talent, is renewing interest in the language.
Our new normal doesn't have to be dictated by the monopolies of information technology
If the lesson from the pandemic is that we will survive thanks to internet connectivity and technology, then we are lost.
Join our online conversation on ‘Combating misinformation in under-resourced languages’
The session on Thursday 10 December will explore the impact of misinformation on linguistic and ethnic minorities in Africa and Asia, and how members of these communities are fighting back.