War in Ukraine spurs decline in Russian-language use, survey shows

Just a few months before the war began, 26% of Ukrainians claimed to use Russian as their primary home language. This survey says that number's fallen to just 13%.

Squid Game wins Emmys for best actor, director

Monday was another big night for international entertainment with an Emmy win for Lee Jung-jae and Hwang Dong-hyuk of Squid Game. 

GALA urges continued support for Ukraine from localization community

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) has released the results of a survey on support to Ukraine, conducted with 40 respondents of its community. This represents about 10% of the organizational members. 

Andy Jolls joins Lilt team as CMO

Lilt, a business translation software provider, has a new CMO this week in Andy Jolls. A business professional with over 20 years of experience in marketing roles, Jolls announced his hiring by Lilt yesterday on LinkedIn, sharing a video where he detailed his reasons for joining the team.   

Proposed rule quashes Trump administration’s language access changes

After two years of advocacy from groups like the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) and the Association of Language Companies (ALC), a proposed rule was published this month, reversing the Trump administration's efforts to cut back on the ACA.

Translit helps Ukrainian refugees become trained community interpreters

In collaboration with the Clare Local Development Company (CLDC) and the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP), Translit has provided community interpreter training for 37 Ukrainian refugees who were previously providing informal language services to fellow Ukrainians in Ireland.

Canada’s Northwest Territories opens up grant applications for Indigenous translators and...

Over the course of the next eight months, the government of Canada’s Northwest Territories (NWT) will be accepting applications for grants toward the education and career development of Canadian translators and interpreters working in Indigenous languages.

Duolingo Announces 51% Bookings Growth and Accelerating User Growth in ...

Duolingo, Inc. (NASDAQ: DUOL), the world’s leading mobile learning  platform, announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022 in a shareholder letter that is  posted at investors.duolingo.com. 

Experienced literary translators ‘hardly make a living,’ says CEATL report

Not all literary translators are paid equally — recently released survey results show that the income of literary translators varies significantly across different countries. One thing they mostly have in common, however, is that they largely struggle to earn a substantial income through literary translation alone.