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· August, 2008

Stories about Blogger Profiles from August, 2008

31 August 2008

Americas: Celebrating BlogDay

August 31 is BlogDay around the world, which is an event where bloggers recommend 5 blogs to be discovered by others. The Latin American team from Global Voices Online is...

Blogger of the Week: Siniša Boljanović

Siniša Boljanović had never blogged when he volunteered to report on Serbian blogs for Global Voices in 2007. He read an article about Global Voices in a Serbian online magazine...

25 August 2008

Blogger of the Week: Janine Mendes-Franco

Today's installment of the Blogger of the Week series is taking us to the beautiful island of Trinidad and Tobago, home to Global Voices regional editor for the Caribbean Janine...

24 August 2008

Georgia: Regional Reporters

The conflict between Georgia and Russia over the breakway territory of South Ossetia were accompanied by cyber-attacks on several Georgian official government and independent media sites. But rather than prevent...

Taiwan: Hopes in democracy in the midst of corruption scandal

In the last two weeks, the Taiwan mainstream media has been occupied with the corruption scandal of the former president, Chen Shiu-Bian. According to the news report, a Swiss bank...

22 August 2008

Argentina: Weblogs Day 2008 in Buenos Aires

The 2008 version of Weblogs Day recently took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This year, topics went beyond the discussion of blogs, and included information about web 2.0 entrepreneurs and...

20 August 2008

Silencing online speech in Tunisia

Blocking web 2.0 websites (Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook) and barring access to local outspoken websites and blogs is the most obvious way of cracking down of the online free speech in...

17 August 2008

Blogger of the Week: Lydia Beyoud

Today's Blogger of the Week is Lydia Beyoud - a writer and listener at heart, and a thinker, who has recently become a doer. This is how the blogger, who...

10 August 2008

Blogger of the Week: Gilad Lotan

An artist, programmer and technology explorer, Gilad Lotan has been giving Global Voices Online's readers routine insights into the Hebrew blogosphere since May 2007, covering Israel, where arguments get heated...

3 August 2008

Blogger of the week: Hanako Tokita

In this week's installment of the Blogger of the Week series we talked to Hanako Tokita, the editor of the Global Voices Lingua site in Japanese and author for Japan,...

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