Stories about Video from February, 2014
GV Face: Beyond Gangnam Style – Censorship and Korean Pop Music
It has been called South Korea's “greatest export.” PSY's K-pop song Gangnam style is the most watched video on YouTube. But behind the glamorous facades and big paychecks, it's not all fun and romance until South Korea's censors have done their work. Our managing editor Solana Larsen talks to our...
Brazilian Activist's Video Satire Censored After Globo TV Claims Copyright
"The video that Globo doesn't wan't you to see", in which activist Rafucko exposes Globo's biased broadcast about demonstrations in Brazil.
Savory Momos, Sweet Sel Roti and 5 Other Delicious Nepali Delicacies
Not sure what's for dinner tonight? For a taste of Nepal, why not try some gundruk soup made of fermented leafy vegetables or chatamari, known as Nepali pizza?
8 Dishes From Africa We Dare You To Try
Who knew mice, maggots, frogs or raw blood could be so yummy?
VIDEO: She's 7 Months Pregnant – And Still Working the Fields
This video report by Sonia Narang for The World originally appeared on PRI.org on February 23, 2014 and is republished as part of a content sharing agreement. Januka Rasaeli lives in a rural village in Nepal, where women do strenuous chores all day long. Heavily pregnant, she worries her work...
Trinidad & Tobago: The Truth of J'ouvert
In anticipation of her J'ouvert experience at this year's Trinidad and Tobago Carnival, Tillah Willah explores why the opening of the festival holds so many truths for her.
Malagasy React to SI Swimming Suit Issue and Model's Take on Madagascar
The 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimming Suit Issue was shot on Nosy Iranja (Iranja Island), Madagascar: Nosy Iranja is known as the Turtle island for the Hawksbill Turtles came to shore to lay their eggs. It is also known for the spectacular sandbank that bridges the two nearby islands. Russian Top...
GV Face: Venezuela Protests
What are the protests in Venezuela about? What role is citizen media playing? We talk to Global Voices author Marianne Díaz about the tumultuous situation in the country right now.
There Will Be No Peace in Colombia Without Women
In response to the lack of female representation in peace talks, a website gives a voice to Colombian women who have dedicated their lives to the fight for peace.
Citizen Journalists, Apply for Free Live Video Streaming
The live video streaming platform Ustream is offering citizen journalists the opportunity to apply for free pro accounts and publicity for any innovative use of video for breaking news, activism, and social good. Ustream has recently supported three live channels broadcasting from Ukraine's #EuroMaidan protests, including the popular channel Spilno.tv....
Nigerian President Suspends Central Bank Head for ‘Financial Recklessness’
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the ex-governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, is no stranger to controversy.
Toilets Should Not Be Emptied by Humans Say Indian Sanitation Laws
Despite the Indian government's stringent anti-manual scavenging law, the practice continues to flourish in pockets of India. A group of bloggers go on a field visit to find out more.
10 New Documentaries at the Luxor African Film Festival
Tom Devriendt lists 10 documentaries to look out for at the Luxor African Film Festival: The third edition of the Egyptian Luxor African Film Festival again has a wide-ranging programme scheduled for next month. Selected films will be showing in different competitions: Long Narrative, Short Narratives, Short Documentaries and Long...
Follow the Escalation of Ukraine's #Euromaidan Protests Live
Protests took a deadly turn on February 18, and Ukraine is now the scene of a tense stand-off between hundreds of thousands of citizens and government forces.
VIDEO: Toward a Fair and Inclusive Education System in Chile
In the video above by Open Society Foundations, Giorgio Jackson, former student leader and newly elected parliamentarian in Chile, discusses the education system in his country and what it means to have an “open society.” Trine Petersen writes: A fair and inclusive system that makes education available to all is...
10 Dishes From Sub-Saharan Africa Everyone Needs to Try
To celebrate Global Voices' Food Month, take a look at these ten mouthwatering recipes from Sub-Saharan Africa, like injera, a spongy flat bread.
YouTube Chefs Are Cooking Up a Storm in Indian Kitchens
A group of YouTube chefs are gaining celebrity status in India and abroad for their cooking demonstrations broadcast on YouTube and recipe blogs.
SmartNomination, a Counter to the Binge Drinking Game Neknomination
The online drinking game Neknomination that promotes binge drinking for teenagers has outraged many people around the world. Neknomination asks participants to film themselves drinking an alcoholic beverage in one gulp, upload the footage to the web and nominate others to do the same. Julien Voinson, a young frenchman from Bordeaux, decided...
Trinidad Lecture Ignites Fiery Discussion on Gay Rights & Religious Freedom
A public lecture on gay rights, following a Catholic priest's suggestion that LGBT rights should be included in the Trinidad and Tobago constitution, has generated heated discussion on social media.
From Facebook to the Street: Activism on Cusco's Walls
A central wall in Cusco has become the epicenter of local activism, joining initiatives born both online and offline.
Film Documents America's “Invisible” Drone War in Pakistan
"We speak to journalists, activists and experts inside and outside of Pakistan about the consequences of the strikes in the tribal FATA region."