Tag Archives | alternative media

Rising Voices Announces Its 2012 Grantees

Every year, the good people at Rising Voices issue a call for applications for projects that will help underrepresented communities take advantage of participatory media tools to amplify their voices and join the “global conversation” online. This year, after receiving 1,178 applications from 122 countries, the Rising Voices team had the unenviable task of choosing […]

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Whack A Lebanese Politician!

I played Whack-A-Politician on Facebook, thumped a few Lebanese politicians with a judge’s gavel and managed to—quoting the game: “say no to useless talk and speeches of hatred and war”. The game also asks you to “Use your mouse and click to silence a politician before another citizen leaves Lebanon.” A non-political, non-religious NGO working […]

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Blog Action Day 2008: Join the Global Discussion

Blog Action Day 2008 Poverty from Blog Action Day on Vimeo. On October 15, 2008, we’re uniting at Rootspace (or anywhere from your blog) with the entire blogosphere and raising our voices about poverty on Blog Action Day–a worldwide initiative to post blogs about a common cause in a single day. Bloggers from around the […]

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Another point of view about blogging in Lebanon

A blog post by Nash Suleiman of Visions Projection about Wednesday’s SMEx social hour on blogging and alternative media in Lebanon ended like this: Arab meetings in general consist of meeting up and talking, then forming a committee to analyze that discussion which in return will pass it to another group to approve the talks […]

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