Stories about Announcements from January, 2008
Blog for a Cause!: The Global Voices Guide of Blog Advocacy explains how activists can use blogs as part of campaigns against injustice around the world. Blogging can help activists in several ways. It is a quick and inexpensive way to create a presence on the Internet, to disseminate information about a cause, and to organize actions to lobby decision-makers.
Rising Voices proudly announces the first in a series of outreach guides meant to explain the fundamentals of citizen media to a non-technical readership. The first guide, An Introduction to Citizen Media, offers context and case studies which show how everyday citizens across the world are increasingly using blogs, podcasts, online video, and digital photography to engage in an unmediated conversation which transcends borders, cultures, and differing languages.
No one could have predicted that a post on Chinese ant farmers would become the most read story on Global Voices in 2007. The top stories on this website were either those where local bloggers became important sources for the international media, or those that mainstream media didn't cover at all. See what next year holds in store for Global Voices...