Organisation

Global Voices

Recently added resources

Report

Six case studies on Facebook's internet "On Ramp" initiative from Africa, Asia and Latin America
27 Jul 2017
193

When Facebook launched its 'Free Basics' app aimed at helping people without Internet access, they said that the app would serve as an “on ramp” to using the whole global Internet. This research by Global Voices suggests that in contrast to this claim, the app...

Article

12 Oct 2009
283

At first glance, the relationship between indigenous knowledge and the Internet seems fraught.

Indigenous knowledge provides a distinct set of beliefs, practices and representations avidly tied to place; the internet lauds itself for erasing boundaries and borders.

On one hand, the traditions encapsulated...

Report

19 Mar 2009
2

In January GlobalVoices received over 270 proposals from activists, bloggers, and NGO's all wanting to use citizen media tools to bring new communities - long ignored by both traditional and new media - to the conversational web. It was, by far, the highest number of...

Report

19 Mar 2009
2

In January GlobalVoices received over 270 proposals from activists, bloggers, and NGO's all wanting to use citizen media tools to bring new communities - long ignored by both traditional and new media - to the conversational web. It was, by far, the highest number of...

Article

6 Mar 2008
7

Two of the biggest media companies in Brazil are currently involved in court cases that similarly raise the issue of freedom of speech and press even though the media finds itself on opposite sides of the issue in the two cases. The influential newspaper 'Folha...

Items published/produced 5