Voice of Internet is a digital journalism and advocacy project founded by award-winning blogger and journalist Farhan Janjua with the purpose of defending freedom of expression by amplifying under-represented voices and in process, promoting independent journalism by leveraging the power of digital media. It brings and curates young voices from Pakistan and beyond on the topics such as culture, lifestyle, digital media and human rights with a focus on freedom of expression, privacy and rights of oppressed communities such as religious and sexual minorities.
Voice of Internet also undertakes research on the topics of digital security, rights and privacy and uses this platform to highlight cases of abuse and violations concerning those rights. It offers consultancy and equips activists, journalists and social entrepreneurs with the digital tools to advance their work.
Farhan Janjua founded a digital media project by another name in 2007 which also rose to prominence because of its exclusive scoops and coverage of the issues ignored by mainstream media. It earned Farhan numerous mentions in the mainstream media of Pakistan and abroad. Check out some of our media mentions here.
Awards and Honours
Awarded ‘Best News Broken on a Blog’ award by CIO and Google Pakistan in 2010. Check out the video: