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Ivan Sigal

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Executive Director

I'm Global Voices’ executive director, since the middle of 2008. Prior to working with GV, I spent 10 years working in media development in the former Soviet Union and Asia, supporting and training journalists and working on media co-productions. I'm also a photographer, and have worked and traveled in 80 countries. In 2012 I published White Road, a chronicle of travel in Central Asia. I'm a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. I speak Russian, manage in German, have forgotten Slovak and Czech, and can make it home in Thai.

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26 December 2013

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Indonesia's Haunting Tsunami Memorials Foreshadow Our Future

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On the anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Ivan Sigal visits memorials of the disaster in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, and finds prophesies of our future.

22 October 2013

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The Crowd in the Machine

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How we create images of crowds affects our understanding of them.

4 September 2013

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Internet Entrepreneur Mohamed Nanabhay Joins Global Voices Board

"Global Voices is the first stop for anyone who wants to understand the issues affecting different societies from within," says Internet entrepreneur Mohamed Nanabhay, Global Voices' newest board member.

2 July 2013

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Light Weapons: Moving Pictures From Syria

Two compilations of video shot by Syrian citizens of the ongoing conflict. These videos highlight details and moments of life during wartime, showing sensations, sounds, and stories as well as...

16 January 2013

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Wikimedia's Sue Gardner Joins Global Voices Board

  Global Voices is very pleased to announce that Sue Gardner, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, has joined the board of Global Voices. Sue brings to Global Voices a...

31 December 2012

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Celebrating 2012 with Global Voices

As the year draws to a close, we’d like to express our gratitude for the hard work, creativity and care of so many in the Global Voices community. 2012 has...

22 October 2012

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Global Voices Seeks Advocacy Editor

Global Voices is seeking an Advocacy Editor to manage its online freedom of expression content. Global Voices Advocacy seeks to build a global anti-censorship network of citizen media and online...

17 October 2012

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Global Voices Introduces New Advocacy Director, Hisham Almiraat

We're very excited to announce that Hisham Almiraat, a long-time member of the Global Voices community, is the new Director of Global Voices Advocacy.

25 July 2012

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Global Voices Seeks Advocacy Director

Global Voices seeks an Advocacy Director to run its online freedom of expression initiatives. Global Voices Advocacy seeks to build a global anti-censorship network of citizen media and online activists throughout...

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