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· October, 2009

Stories about Blogger Profiles from October, 2009

Azerbaijan: Video blogger trial postponed… again (updated)

In what many consider to be a politically motivated trial to stifle dissent in Azerbaijan, video blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli once again appeared in court in...

Featured Editor: Veronica Khokhlova

Veronica Khokhlova has been Global Voices' Central and Eastern Europe Editor since January 2006 when she first published an "Introduction to the Ukrainian Blogosphere". She splits her time between Kyiv,...

GV Blogger Interview: Sylwia Presley

Sylwia Presley is a name which pops up regularly on Global Voices Online. Her interactions spark discussions and ignite new ideas which helps our community develop. Juan Arellano catches up...

Georgia: New Media Forum assessed, bloggers interviewed

Following the recent New Media Forum, an event staged in Tbilisi, Georgia, comes coverage in the local press. Although lagging behind its neighbors in the South Caucasus, interest in the...

Africa: Predators of Art, Entrepreneurship and Poet Ramblings

There are predators and there are art predators and Gwendolyn Alley is one such predator. It is not often that you hear that one is an art predator, an enthusiast...

Azerbaijan: Happy Birthday, Emin Milli

Wednesday saw the 30th birthday of detained youth activist and video blogger Emin Milli. Friends and other bloggers marked the event worldwide.

Featured Author: Marietta Le

Marietta joined Global Voices after coming to the 2008 Global Voices Summit in Budapest to cover the event as a journalist for a local paper. A self-described technophile, Marietta likes...

Georgia: New Media Forum

Following last year's Caucasus Bar Camp in Tbilisi, Georgia, came this week's New Media Forum. It also gave Global Voices Online's Caucasus Editor the opportunity to interview three of the...

Lebanon: 2nd Arab Blogger Meeting Planned

Arab bloggers from 19 countries will meet in Beirut from December 7 to 12. Check out the event's website for updates on the Social Arab Web: 2nd Arab Bloggers Meeting.

Arab-American Blogger Leila Abu-Saba Mourned

Lebanese-American blogger Leila Abu-Saba has died after a long battle with cancer. Bloggers who have interacted with her over the years recall her merits and endless quest for peace.

Hong Kong: Asia Blogfest09

The first Asia Blogger festival will take place in Hong Kong from 6-8 of November. Details of the program can be found here.

Georgia: The Blogosphere emerges

In the first of a regular series of postings, veteran Georgian blogger Dv0rsky introduces Global Voices Online readers to the local blogosphere and, with many workshops and forums planned or...

Morocco: Arabisk Results

Arabic blogging contest Arabisk drew to a close with the announcement of the top three winners. The first place went to Tech World, the second to group blog Nibras Chabab,...

Arab World: Arabisk Dates Moved

The last day of voting for Arab blogging contest Arabisk has been moved to 16:00 GMT, October 5, announced organisers (Ar).

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