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· January, 2009

Stories about Blogger Profiles from January, 2009

31 January 2009

Best Blogs Brazil: Winners by jury, public and hacker votes

Who won the Best Blogs Brazil 2008? Specialists and the public went to the polls and the winners were announced at Campus Party last week. The competition, which did not...

30 January 2009

India: Blogger silenced

Chyetanya Kunte is an Indian blogger living in the Netherlands. On 27th of November, 2008 during the terror attacks in Mumbai he wrote a blog post (now available through Google...

28 January 2009

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Young Bloggers Bridge Geopolitical Divides

Nearly 15 years after a ceasefire agreement put the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh on hold, a lasting peace remains elusive and few...

Azerbaijan: Parliamentary Deputy Blogs

23 January 2009

African Blogs Nominated for the 2009 Bloggies

Nominations for the Ninth Annual Weblog Awards: The 2009 Bloggies started January 1 and closed January 19. According to the awards, the Bloggies are the Web's longest-running blog awards, and...

8 January 2009

Cuba: Interview with Blogger Miriam Celaya

Miriam Celaya is a Cuban blogger, whose blog Sin Evasión [es] is celebrating its one year anniversary. She started writing under the pseudonym "Eva González," but six months later she...

7 January 2009

Bruneian blogger amuses readers with daily doses of humour

Meet Mr. Kurapak, winner of a 2008 national blog award in Brunei. Kurapak amuses his readers with his daily doses of humour appealing to Bruneian readers, both young and old.

6 January 2009

Australia: Locals divided over Gaza

Australian blogs are dominated by disagreements about the situation in Gaza. The stances taken by Australian politicians have also been attacked by several bloggers. Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protests were held...

5 January 2009

Malaysia: Praise for the mysterious masked man

Journalist and activist Muhamed Syukree Hussain, 28, was the mysterious masked man who was always present in the weekly candlelighting vigil protests in Malaysia. He died last month. His sudden...

3 January 2009

Bruneian bakers use blog as a marketing tool

Home makers in Brunei have utilised the blog as a marketing tool to sell their wares. Many are bakers and cake makers that display their products on their respective blogs....

Australia: Following Gaza from Afar

Though Gaza is a long way from Australia, there have been many reactions to the catastrophe unfolding there. Many Australians have been using their blogs to post links that help...

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