Stories from May, 2010
“Global Voices, the community – an aproximation”
The editor of Global Voices in Spanish shares some post-Summit reflections.
Session Notes: Social Translation
Notes from an open session on online social translation, mostly related to Global Voices Lingua project.
Session Notes: Youth and Online Media
On youth and experiences with integrating youth. Session leader was Emily Jacobi from Digital Democracy.
Session Notes: Measuring the Impact of Citizen Media
Global Voices Executive Director Ivan Sigal led a panel discussion on Measuring and Evaluating the Impact of Citizen Media.
Session Notes: Social movements and social media in Latin America (and elsewhere!)
The person-to-person aspect of social organizing in Latin America (sometimes without dependence on telecommunications).
Session Notes: La nueva Ley de Propiedad Intelectual de Chile: derechos de autor y libertad de expresión
Open Session a cargo de Pedro Less, Gerente de Asuntos Gubernamentales y Políticas Pública de Google para Latinoamérica, y Claudio Ruiz, presidente de la ONG Derechos Digitales de Chile.
Session Notes: Mobiles – The power of the Internet and reporting in your pocket
Given the subject matter about the use of mobile phones, reporting on the breakout session was undertaken via Twitter. Led by Prabhas Pokharel, MobileActive.org.
Thank you and goodbye!
The fifth Global Voices Summit has come to an end. Thank you and see you again next time!
Session Notes: Social Media’s Role in Conflict Reporting
A discussion about social media responsibility in solving some issues, especially when the society fails to solve them.
Session Notes: Ushahidi – Crisis
Deploying Ushahidi more complicated than using it. Tech team working on the platform so it will be easy to deploy for anyone without technical knowledge.