· November, 2005

Stories about Blogger Profiles from November, 2005

Haiti on the Internet – a chat with Alice Eddie Backer

  26 November 2005

Haitian American blogger Alice Eddie Backer My conversation with Nicholas Laughlin about the Caribbean blogosphere has elicited some strong reactions from Caribbean bloggers. Haitian-American blogger Alice Eddie Backer, a lawyer based in New York, first came to my attention when she answered my appeal for more Haitian bloggers. Alice then...

Tunisian blogger dinner

  20 November 2005

On Friday night I had the pleasure of joining the 8th Tunisian Bloggers Meetup, along with fellow WSIS participants Jeff Ooi of Malaysia and Isam Bayazidi of Jordan. After the craziness of the past several days, it was really nice to leave the conference behind, just talk about blogging, and...

Philippines: Blog Muckraker

  17 November 2005

At Kuwento Kuwento, Benjamin Pimental has a three-part podcast series interviewing journalist Sheila Coronel and her now-influential Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) blog. Click here for the beginning. On a recent post, the PCIJ blog generated discussion about the country's digital divide.

On the Menu: Food Blogs from Southeast Asia!

  15 November 2005

Take one former graphic designer, a retired corporate banking and management consultant, a civil servant, a teacher, an amateur photographer, an academic and a freelance journalist. Add generous dollops of blogging software, several digital cameras, enthusiastic assistants/partners and web-hosting accounts (there are no substitutes for these ingredients). Stir them together and you get some of the best writing about Southeast Asian food this side of printed page.

Court Orders Philippine Blog to Remove Post

  7 November 2005

The blog of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, or PCIJ, has made history — of sorts. Last week, the PCIJ was served with a court order to remove this Aug. 12, 2005 post related to an ongoing political scandal. The scandal revolves around taped wiretaps allegedly of Philippine Pres....

Egyptian Blogger taken in Detention

  3 November 2005

Manal and Alaa's blog writes: Abdolkarim Nabil Seliman is a 21 year-old Egyptian student of law at the Azhar University, Damanhour Campus, a women's-rights activist and a correspondent for Copts United. In addition to writing at Civic Dialogue, he also publishes at a blog he maintains. On Wednesday 26 October...

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