Stories about Citizen Media from March, 2019
Experts have found that many of India's most insidious disinformation campaigns arise from political parties themselves.
A video reporting the outbreak of mumps at a primary school in Uttar Pradesh led to setting up of health camps and ensured that children were treated.
With elections just days away, Ukraine faces disinformation, cyber attacks and further Russian interference
Ukraine may be home to “the most globally advanced case of computational propaganda.” How will this affect the presidential election?
‘Representation is not feeling different when I read or see something,’ says scriptwriter of comic with black lead character
"It is my existence not being tied only to slavery, as schools seem to say and TV shows repeat. It is feeling part of the world on an equal footing."
Ichiro, who has set more records than any other baseball player, recently announced his retirement.
Researchers see a correlation between a lack of information and a lack of good quality public services.
"Thanks to masqueraders like Candice Santana and our followers, we can shed a different light on what true representation of masqueraders looks like."
Aurat March was a display of power and unity by women who are not seen in public spaces freely and their opinions and demands are almost never heard.
‘Blood feud’ against Chechen blogger is the culmination of a months-long, unusually frank conversation about a buried past
Heated exchanges provide a rare glimpse into painful and conflicted issues that are burning hot in today’s Chechnya, ten years after the official conclusion of the Second Chechen War.
An anonymous photographer has befriended and taken thousands of snapshots of stray cats from an undisclosed location in Japan.
Vishal from Global Voices spoke to Indian farmers, experts, youth-led groups and social entrepreneurs who are innovating ways to tackle climate change.
Biryani Stories: How Dhaka’s Biryani went from being the food of the elites to the dish everyone eats
After a period of Mughal rule in the greater Indian subcontinent, many foods were added to Bengal's culinary culture, including the delicious Biryani of Dhaka.
A video by a detergent brand showing a Hindu girl and a Muslim boy playing during a Hindu festival has divided viewers. The ad has already reached 10 million views.
Carnival may bring out latent body-shaming in Trinidad & Tobago, but this masquerader is having none of it
"My band ran a campaign endorsing all sizes, shapes and shades. This excited me on many levels because truth be told we are a body shaming society."
Even when women do make police reports, they must battle a victim-blaming culture and a system that is insensitive to the needs of survivors of sexual abuse.
Venezuelans are finding ways to gather, organize and assess information on their own terms.
Social media plays a prominent role this time around as both government actors and ordinary citizens on both sides of the border report events online minute by minute.
It appears that the government is attempting to muzzle citizens' freedom of expression and to prevent the free circulation of information.
While 100 people were reported to be released from prison, the efforts for those who remain behind bars and denounce human rights abuses continue.
According to Nakai, instead of saying "change in 1,000 yen notes" (釣り千円で, or surisenyende), the convenience store clerk said masturbation, or zurizen (ずりせん).