Illustrating “Wild Pigeon,” an allegory of government repression

Illustrating “Wild Pigeon,” an allegory of government repression . .

In 2004, Nurmuhemmet Yasin was a successful Uyghur author living in western China when he published “Wild Pigeon”. The short fable ...

Creating responsive graphics and streamlined images for VOA’s World Cup coverage

Creating responsive graphics and streamlined images for VOA’s World Cup . .

For the French and English VOA World Cup sites, we wanted to create a lean, minimalist site. Through the use of progressive ...

Metrics Rule: Data Learnings From VOA’s 2014 World Cup Coverage

Metrics Rule: Data Learnings From VOA’s 2014 World Cup Coverage . .

In January, 2014, ODDI and the VOA French to Africa team set the wheels in motion to build a responsive site aimed at the young, ...

Radio Sawa Arabic music streaming app launches on Android & Apple iOS

Radio Sawa Arabic music streaming app launches on Android & Apple iOS . .

Seven 24/7 streams of Arabic music are featured in the Radio Sawa app. When Radio Sawa launched as a network of FM radio stations ...

Making a decision? Check the data.

Making a decision? Check the data. . .

Working in a data-driven business culture is a jargon-y way of saying, “We use science to decide what to do to reach our desired ...

VOA West Africa Trip: What I Learned… #Africa2014

VOA West Africa Trip: What I Learned… #Africa2014 . .

I recently returned from 17 days of travel through sub-Saharan West Africa, experiencing the culture, meeting with VOA broadcast ...

Relay Gets Two Major Functionality Upgrades, More Features On the Way

Relay Gets Two Major Functionality Upgrades, More Features On the Way . .

Relay, the mobile-first, breaking news platform that was released by the Office of Digital and Design Innovation in December, 2013, ...

Top Writing Tips for Journalists Writing to Video, Multimedia

Top Writing Tips for Journalists Writing to Video, Multimedia . .

Have you ever watched a news segment or video and been completely and happily absorbed in the story? Or conversely, have you ever been ...

It’s a Mobile World: How Public Diplomacy at State Department is Adapting

It’s a Mobile World: How Public Diplomacy at State Department is Adaptin . .

During a recent visit to IIP’s OIE, we talked of Agile at ODDI, GitHub, PAOs, and…DID I LOSE YOU YET? When I moved to DC from the ...

VOA mobile app named finalist for “Best Mobile Publishing Product” in GSMA awards

VOA mobile app named finalist for “Best Mobile Publishing Product” . .

VOA’s mobile apps launched this year, and we’re pleased to announce that the Voice of America mobile and tablet apps for ...

Radio Free Asia launches apps on Android, Apple IOS

Radio Free Asia launches apps on Android, Apple IOS . .

I’m tickled to announce that Radio Free Asia is the latest BBG entity to join our suite of BBG applications for Android and ...

Tales from Afghanistan: A Case for Community Radio

Tales from Afghanistan: A Case for Community Radio . .

The year I spent working in Afghanistan with the media, I witnessed a deep desire and need for community radio. Many of the provinces ...