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Solana Larsen · March, 2013

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 March, 2013

Global Voices at OECD Global Forum on Development

Global Voices bloggers have been commissioned to liveblog the OECD Global Forum on Development in Paris on April 4-5, 2013. Leading up to the meeting, our team is submitting posts...

30 Films That Inspire Activism

30 documentary films from around the world have been nominated for the Social Impact Media Awards.

Survey: Sexuality Rights on the Internet

The Association for Progressive Communications is calling on sexuality rights activists to complete a survey describing how internet regulation affects them.

A Hackathon at the White House

Catherine D'Ignazio attends the first hackathon ever held at the White House and writes about it on MIT Center for Civic Media.

Global Voices is Awesomely Gender-Balanced

The Guardian Data Blog shares research by J. Nathan Matias, Irene Ros and Adam Hyland for their Open Gender Tracker that shows Global Voices women have written half of all...

Tips On Writing About Demographics

How many people? Demographics Revealed, a new blog of the Population Reference Bureau and the Population Association of America offers advice on how to write about demographics.

Media Tips for Covering Migration

Employ more migrants as journalists, is one of several new practical recommendations (pdf) on how to better cover migration by the Global Editor's Network and the United Nations Alliance of...

Free Online Courses in Data Journalism

kdmcBerkeley is offering four free online training courses in data journalism. The one-hour courses demonstrate the basics of working with spreadsheets, maps and data visualization.

New Web Game Targets Climate Skeptics

A new web game called Reality Drop rewards users for commenting or sharing links about articles related to climate change. It was unveiled in California by former U.S. vice president...

Religion Warps Politics as Bangladesh War Crimes Protests Continue

What began as a peaceful civic uprising may be taking a turn in the public’s perception as one that contradicts Islam. Since the beginning of February, hundreds of thousands of...

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