· December, 2004

Stories about Announcements from December, 2004

GV Covenant: Spanish version

  27 December 2004

The Global Voices covenant in Spanish, thanks to Ricardo Bello: Creemos en la libertad de expresión: en proteger el derecho a hablar – y el derecho a escuchar. Creemos en el acceso universal a las herramientas de expresión. Con ese fin, queremos empoderar a todos los que deseen expresarse para...

Global Voices Covenant 0.2

  23 December 2004

SJ has posted a frozen version of the Global Voices Manifesto, renamed the Global Voices Covenant (version 0.2). The current version: We believe in free speech: in protecting the right to speak — and the right to listen. We believe in universal access to the tools of speech. To that...

Whither BloggerCorps?

21 December 2004

BloggerCorps has had its first success story in Kentucky: Bob Cornett reports that his education-focused grassroots group has found a local blogger to help them build a blogging strategy, thanks to our site. Unfortunately the other two organizations – in England and the Middle East – have not been so...

BloggerCon IV

16 December 2004

I just finished listening to a podcast of the closing session at BloggerCon III, titled The Fat Man Sings. In it, Jay Rosen made an interesting observation: I was at the first BloggerCon and when I came back I thought, “wow, this is really cool, this cult of bloggers.” Then...

WSISblogs.org: An Idea Worth Developing?

14 December 2004

Last night on a whim, I went online and bought the domain names wsisblogs.org and wsisblogs.com. There's been a dearth of media coverage regarding the upcoming 2005 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and its important policy outcomes, including Internet governance, bridging the digital divide and online freedom of expression. So I propose aggregating all the civil society bloggers who will be participating in the process to help make up for the shameful lack of mainstream media coverage.