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Bernardo Parrella

Freelance journalist, translator and activist (mostly) on media and digital culture issues, based in the US Southwest. Former GV contributor and Italian editor.

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Latest posts by Bernardo Parrella

Let’s Take Back Twitter, Please

A worldwide campaign is underway to attempt to buy and transform the little blue bird into a cooperatively-owned platform.

From Fiji to Italy, Global Eco-Tourism Communities Blossom

TribeWanted has developed a model for self-sustainable eco-retreats that are co-funded by members and operated together with locals at a growing number of worldwide locations.

‘Tribewanted’ Creates, Connects Eco-Villages

Truthloader: New YouTube Show on Citizen Journalism

New GV e-book: African Voices of Hope and Change

"African Voices of Hope and Change," gives you an intimate perspective into the stories and people of Africa's Sub-Saharan region, through our best English-language posts from 2012 - a perfect...

EU in Crisis: First E-Book by Global Voices

"EU in crisis" is the first production of our new Global Voices Books project and includes the best material from social conversation, participation and mobilization boosted by citizens going through...

Robert F. Kennedy Award Will Recognize Social Media Journalism

One of the foremost international human rights organizations, the Robert F. Kennedy Center, is calling for nominations to a new Journalism Award on International Photography and International Social Media hosted...

Egypt: One year after the revolution, 10% of its Social Media Documentation is already gone

Egypt: revolt's anniversary at Tahrir

ActionAid: halve world hunger by 2015

Italy: Huge celebrations for Berlusconi's resignation

Italy: “Wiretapping Bill” could drastically limit freedom of information

CEE Bankwatch Network campaign against EBRD practices

Haiti: update on unrest after elections

A journey through the unheard voices of Haiti’s reconstruction

Solidar'IT in Haiti is a journey through the unheard voices of Haiti’s reconstruction, organized as a web-documentary in progress.

New video from the Global Poverty Project

Italy: Social Media Week in Milan and Worldwide

Social Media Week is an eclectic, multi-city event (Sept 20-24) aimed at connecting people, content, and conversations about emerging trends in social and mobile media.

Yoani Sanchez denied another traveling visa

Italy: NO to Restrictions on Online Free Speech

A newly revised Media and Wiretapping bill before the Italian parliament today could introduce a threatening "liability risk" for all bloggers and online media.

Italy: Large protest against “gag” rule bill on local media

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