presentation by
Georgia Popplewell
Managing Director, Global
Voices
African Media Leadership
Conference
Accra, Sep 2009
Embracing Social
Networking and
Citizen Media
Platforms:
Meeting the People
Where They Are - A
Case Study, Global
Voices
Embracing Social
Networking and
Citizen Media
Platforms:
Meeting the People
Where They Are - A
Case Study, Global
Voices
www.globalvoicesonline.org
Why Global
Voices?
 so much content!
 l’anglais n’est pas la seule langue
 sur l’internet
 lack of context
 credibility—wh...
Why Global
Voices?
 so much content!
 l’anglais n’est pas la seule
 langue sur l’internet
 lack of context
 credibility—wh...
Why Global
Voices?
 so much content!
 l’anglais n’est pas la seule
 langue sur l’internet
 lack of context
 credibility—wh...
Why Global
Voices?
 so much content!
 l’anglais n’est pas la seule
 langue sur l’internet
 lack of context
 credibility—wh...
Why Global
Voices?
 so much content!
 l’anglais n’est pas la seule
 langue sur l’internet
 lack of context
 credibility—wh...
GLOBAL VOICES ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
GLOBAL VOICES ORGANIZATIONAL CHART




                                         Washington DC


         Trinidad and Toba...
image by: droïd
Some Global Voices
facts
leading citizen media
newsroom
active community of 200;
extended network of
800-1000
300,000 uniq...
Some Global Voices
facts used by Reuters, BBC,
 content
 NY Times, Al Jazeera, U.N.
 contributors interviewed by
 major me...
Some Global Voices
facts
supported by combination of
foundation funding,
commissioned work &
leveraging of expertise of
co...
www.globalvoicesonline.org
http://www.globalvoicesonline.org
rising.globalvoicesonline.org
advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org
“For the the Internet to fulfill its
most ambitious promises, we need
to recognize translation as one of
the core challenge...
“This vision can only be realized if
we accept the challenge of a
polyglot internet and build tools
and systems to bridge ...
citizen media and
social networking
platforms are a
medium, not the
message (mostly)
there is knowledge
outside the
newsroom
local, personal
networks matter
people want to be
recognised for
their work
beyond the digital
divide, there’s the
participation gap
the internet may
be
most useful for
communicating
across borders
people connect
over
commonalities
Georgia Popplewell
      Managing Director
        Global Voices

             web
  www.globalvoicesonline.org
          ...
Some Global Voices
facts used by Reuters, BBC,
 content
 NY Times, Al Jazeera, U.N.
 contributors interviewed by
 major me...
Thank You/Merci/Obrigado/‫/ﺷﻜﺮﺍ ﻝﻙ‬Meda Ase
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009
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  • Thought the theme I’d been asked to talk on describes pretty nicely what we do at Global Voices.
  • Thought the theme I’d been asked to talk on describes pretty nicely what we do at Global Voices.
  • tagged the content, and made it all searchable in multiple ways
  • leading participatory newsroom etc
  • what do you do with it?
  • give credit
  • give credit
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  • Global Voices presentation for African Media Leadership Conference 2009

    1. 1. presentation by Georgia Popplewell Managing Director, Global Voices
    2. 2. African Media Leadership Conference Accra, Sep 2009
    3. 3. Embracing Social Networking and Citizen Media Platforms: Meeting the People Where They Are - A Case Study, Global Voices
    4. 4. Embracing Social Networking and Citizen Media Platforms: Meeting the People Where They Are - A Case Study, Global Voices
    5. 5. www.globalvoicesonline.org
    6. 6. Why Global Voices? so much content! l’anglais n’est pas la seule langue sur l’internet lack of context credibility—who can we trust?
    7. 7. Why Global Voices? so much content! l’anglais n’est pas la seule langue sur l’internet lack of context credibility—who can we trust?
    8. 8. Why Global Voices? so much content! l’anglais n’est pas la seule langue sur l’internet lack of context credibility—who can we trust?
    9. 9. Why Global Voices? so much content! l’anglais n’est pas la seule langue sur l’internet lack of context credibility—who can we trust?
    10. 10. Why Global Voices? so much content! l’anglais n’est pas la seule langue sur l’internet lack of context credibility—who can we trust?
    11. 11. GLOBAL VOICES ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
    12. 12. GLOBAL VOICES ORGANIZATIONAL CHART Washington DC Trinidad and Tobago Netherlands Taiwan who New York/Berlin/Puerto Rico knows? Ukraine, Prague, Zambia, Bolivia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Trinidad, Colombia, Japan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Madagascar, Brazil etc All over the world
    13. 13. image by: droïd
    14. 14. Some Global Voices facts leading citizen media newsroom active community of 200; extended network of 800-1000 300,000 unique visitors/ month
    15. 15. Some Global Voices facts used by Reuters, BBC, content NY Times, Al Jazeera, U.N. contributors interviewed by major media often in Technorati top 100 blogs site based on Open Source blogging platform WordPress
    16. 16. Some Global Voices facts supported by combination of foundation funding, commissioned work & leveraging of expertise of community used widely by journalists
    17. 17. www.globalvoicesonline.org
    18. 18. http://www.globalvoicesonline.org
    19. 19. rising.globalvoicesonline.org
    20. 20. advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org
    21. 21. “For the the Internet to fulfill its most ambitious promises, we need to recognize translation as one of the core challenges to an open, shared and collectively governed internet. Many of us share a vision of the Internet as a place where the good ideas of any person in any country can influence thought and opinion around the world....
    22. 22. “This vision can only be realized if we accept the challenge of a polyglot internet and build tools and systems to bridge and translate between the hundreds of languages represented online.” - Ethan Zuckerman, “The Polyglot Internet”
    23. 23. citizen media and social networking platforms are a medium, not the message (mostly)
    24. 24. there is knowledge outside the newsroom
    25. 25. local, personal networks matter
    26. 26. people want to be recognised for their work
    27. 27. beyond the digital divide, there’s the participation gap
    28. 28. the internet may be most useful for communicating across borders
    29. 29. people connect over commonalities
    30. 30. Georgia Popplewell Managing Director Global Voices web www.globalvoicesonline.org e-mail georgiap@globalvoicesonline.org twitter @georgiap
    31. 31. Some Global Voices facts used by Reuters, BBC, content NY Times, Al Jazeera, U.N. contributors interviewed by major media often in Technorati top 100 blogs site based on Open Source blogging platform WordPress
    32. 32. Thank You/Merci/Obrigado/‫/ﺷﻜﺮﺍ ﻝﻙ‬Meda Ase
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