Marianna is an avid lover of the Spanish language who also happens to speak Russian because she was born in Kiev. These days she can be found in New York City working as GV's Project Manager for Translation Services.
Latest posts by Marianna Breytman from December, 2012
The Spanish Government's “Boomerang” Hashtag
On December 12, the People's Party (PP) of Madrid decided to launched an information campaign on healthcare reform, creating the hashtag #quenotelienconlasanidad [#dontletthemscrewyouonhealthcare] on Twitter. Thousands of netizens took advantage of the campaign to flood the PP's hashtag with tweets, making it a trending topic for reasons very different from those originally intended by its creators.
Access to Public Information: It's Your Right!
It is not always easy to obtain information, data and documents from public administrations, despite the fact that the information in their hands belongs to citizens. This is one of the motives for which some civil society organizations, dedicated to pro-transparency activism, have launched a series of online platforms that allow people to request information from public institutions.