Solana Larsen · September, 2012

I am a Danish-Puerto Rican journalist and activist, living in Berlin. I am the former Managing Editor of Global Voices (this website). Previously I worked with openDemocracy.net. On Twitter, I am @solanasaurus, and once upon a time I blogged at Solanasaurus.com.

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Latest posts by Solana Larsen from September, 2012

New Digital Safe Haven from Censors

  10 September 2012

Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders is launching a new website in October for banned and censored content called Wefightcensorship.org. The site is intended to be a “virtual shelter,” for all those hounded by censors, and users will be able to submit content anonymously.

USA: Video the Vote Seeks Election Monitors

  10 September 2012

Video the Vote is recruiting volunteer videographers to help document voting irregularities on election day across the United States. On November 6, 2012 they will be monitoring voter protection telephone hotlines and dispatching cameras to record any complaints of long lines, list purges, voter intimidation, or malfunctioning equipment.

On Härnu, Global Voices Helps Connect People

  5 September 2012

A new website that connects people in one-to-one exchanges about global culture, streams headlines from Global Voices in their news section as conversation starters. Härnu encourages people in different countries to ask and answer questions about foreign cultures.

Global Voices is Finalist for Highway Africa Award

  4 September 2012

Global Voices Sub-Saharan Africa newsroom has been named a finalist for the Telkom-Highway Africa New Media Awards 2012 rewarding innovative use of information technology in journalism that serves Africa. The winners will be announced at the Highway Africa conference in Grahamstown, South Africa on 9- 11 September.

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