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· July, 2014

Stories about Language from July, 2014

27 July 2014

Doctors and Translators Are Working Together to Bridge Wikipedia's Medical Language Gap

Rising Voices

A new project that aims to enrich Wikipedia articles related to medical subjects in many world languages has been given a $10,000 grant from the Wikimedia Foundation.

14 July 2014

China Detains Star News Anchor Rui Chenggang Amid Widening Anti-Corruption Campaign

Authorities led him away from the TV studio on Friday just before his show went on air.

China: No More Cantonese Mother Tongue on Guangdong TV News

12 July 2014

A Summer Reading List from Global Voices French-Language Contributors

Need some summer reading material? Here's a reading list of mostly Francophone authors recommended by the GV community.

Embarrassing Encounters With Foreigners Who Understand Chinese

3 July 2014

How Technology Is Helping People Learn—and Even Save—the World's Languages

Rising Voices

Forward thinkers are harnessing the unprecedented power of technology to bring languages back from the brink of extinction, and in rare cases, to resurrect an extinct language.

1 July 2014

Want to Do Some ‘Timepass’ (Kill Some Time)? Spice Up Your Vocabulary With #IndianEnglish

Trending hashtag #IndianEnglish took a tongue-in-cheek look at how Indians have co-opted the English language and made it distinctively their own.