Awesome: Global Voices website being shown on CNN!

Posted by jeremyclarke on November 28, 2008 · General · GlobalVoices

It’s too bad that GV only gets attention when something horrible happens in a part of the world we cover well (in this case the nightmare attacks in Mumbai), but it’s pretty thrilling to see the site I run and design actually being shown on CNN TV!

global voices website being shown on CNN, photo of a tv

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Thanks to Jules Rincon for her quick reflexes getting this photo of the tv for us all!

Posted by jeremyclarke on · General · GlobalVoices

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  1. global voices, one world » Blog Archive » mumbai and the coming-of-age of citizen journalism

    [...] CNN International referred to Global Voices as the website to go to for further information when the news first broke. Global Voices is well positioned because it possesses this wealth of insider knowledge. That in turn can be attributed to the network structure of the Global Voices organization, where expertise, authority and responsibility is largely located in the edges, with the bloggers, much more so than in a command-and-control hierarchy of a traditional news organization. This fluid network structure based on volunteers allows them to act and respond much faster than other organizations in the case of events that are unpredictable and unscripted. [...]

    December 1st, 2008 at 8:06 pm

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