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Georgia Popplewell

I'm Global Voices’ Managing Director. I'm a media producer and writer from Trinidad and Tobago. I've worked in independent media in the Caribbean and elsewhere since 1989, covering areas such as culture, music, film and sport. I started my media career at the pioneering Trinidad and Tobago television production company Banyan, and is a founding member of Earth Television. In 2005, I started Caribbean Free Radio, the Caribbean’s first podcast. Special fan of: books, bicycling, photography, jazz, travel, swimming, architecture, justice for all humans beings.

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Latest posts by Georgia Popplewell

18 September 2015

Goodbye, “Online.” Hello, HTTPS!

For 10 years we lived with a domain name that didn't quite fit. How we changed that—and implemented site-wide, always-on HTTPS in the process—is a story of love and war.

27 July 2015

How To Miss A Coup d'Etat

The Bridge

The July 27, 1990 attempted coup is Trinidad and Tobago's "Where were you when JFK was shot?" moment. But what if you weren't in the country at the time?

22 April 2015

Ellery Biddle is Global Voices’ New Advocacy Director

Global Voices Advocacy

Announcing Global Voices' new Advocacy Director!

11 February 2015

From the Global Voices 2015 Summit, Moving Onward and Upward

Perhaps we weren't visible from space, like the Great Wall of China. But fortunately the drone-mounted camera that filmed us in front of Cebu City’s grand Provincial Capitol building on...

11 December 2014

Happy 10th Birthday, Global Voices!

Global Voices is 10 years old today. Let the celebrations continue!

9 December 2014

Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015: Countdown to the Philippines!

Over 60 countries will be represented at the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015. Join us in Cebu City, Philippines on January 24-25!

5 December 2014

This Is What Global Voices Would Look Like Without Our Volunteers

On this International Volunteers Day, we honour the hundreds of Global Voices volunteers who work hard to keep us informed about under-covered stories in their particular corners of the globe.

28 October 2014

Register Now for the Global Voices Summit 2015: January 24-25 in Cebu, Philippines!

Register today for the Global Voices 2015 Summit in Cebu City, Philippines, a gathering of the most innovative and inspiring digital activist and citizen media communities from around the world.

26 October 2014

10 Years Ago Today, Global Voices’ First Post Appeared…

10 years ago today, the first post appeared on the Global Voices site. Join us as we kick off celebrations building up to our official 10th birthday on December 11!

9 October 2014

Announcing the Global Voices 2015 Summit: We're Coming to Cebu, Philippines, January 24–25!

The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit will be held January 24-26, 2015 in Cebu, Philippines. Stay tuned for more information!

23 June 2014

Global Voices Members Win Knight News Challenge Awards To Strengthen the Internet

Two Global Voices members emerge as winners in the 2014 Knight News Challenge competition, results of which were announced today.

4 June 2014

Solana Larsen Steps Down as Global Voices’ Managing Editor, Sahar Habib Ghazi Takes the Helm

A changing of the guard at Global Voices editorial. Managing Editor Solana Larsen will be succeeded by former Deputy Editor, Sahar Habib Ghazi.

14 February 2014

Trinidad and Tobago: The Soca Kings Play Songs of Anti-Love

The Bridge

Pity Valentine's Day for falling during Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival season, when infectious soca rhythms render human beings powerless against the forces of bad behaviour.

20 December 2013

Video Appeal: What You Don't Know About The Places We're From

For our 2013 end-of-year campaign we asked members of the Global Voices family to fill you in on what their countries are really about.

27 October 2013

The Codefather

The Bridge

The world's first Internet search engine has Caribbean roots.

9 October 2013

Join Us On “The Bridge”

The Bridge

Global Voices gets personal with "The Bridge", our new original writing section launching October 10.

4 September 2013

Crowdsourcing Jamaican Patois

Global Voices talks with Varun Baker, the creator of the website, the first online audio dictionary for Jamaican's national language.

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