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· December, 2010

Stories about Arts & Culture from December, 2010

31 December 2010

Russia: Internet 2010 Overview

RuNet Echo

2010 highlighted several important trends of Russian Internet. Online audience grows very fast with people getting more news online and actively using social networks. In a lot of ways, 2010...

North Korea's State-run TV Broadcasted its First Western-made Film

New Year's Resolution: Learn About Latin American Culture

Japan: Top popular Japanese phrases of 2010

Glimpses of Citizen Media from Portuguese language countries in 2010

Throughout 2010 the lusophone blogsphere has given new perspectives on important issues that mainstream media tends to ignore. Read this post and discover a selection of the voices that Global...

30 December 2010

South Asia: Looking Back at the Citizen Media Storylines in 2010

You cannot leave South Asia region out of the picture as with nearly twenty three percent of the world's population, events in this region exert an enormous impact on the...

Africa: 15 African Breakout Artists of the Year

Africa: Looted African artefacts belong to Africans

29 December 2010

Latin America: 2010 in Review

An 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile, a police strike in Ecuador and the Nobel Prize in Literature for Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa were some of the news bloggers and citizen...

Nigeria: Controversy Over the Sale of Stolen Benin Mask

Online activists have been protesting against the proposed auction of six pieces of stolen artworks including the mask of Queen Idia – the first Queen Mother of Benin, Nigeria.

Bahamas: Junkanoo colours

Russia: Informal Medvedev Election Trailer Realeased Online

28 December 2010

Bahamas: Patience for Junkanoo

Japan: A year of blogs

As the character 暑 (sho) meaning ‘hot or heat' was chosen to represent the year 2010 at the annual ceremony in Kyoto, let's see a selection of “hot topics” that...

27 December 2010

Nigeria: Sotheby’s cancels sale of Benin’s stoles Mask

Russia: How Vladivostok Christmas Tree Craziness Made Me Laugh

RuNet Echo

People in Vladivostok never lose their sense of humor. Otherwise one would be in the perpetual state of depression. They laugh about everything from nerve-racking traffic jams and alarming snow...

Morocco: Young Talent Caught on Tape

USA: Indigenous Youth Media Project Recovers History

For a Navajo community, video has become a way to connect youth with their ancestors and the history of their people through the story of the Yellow Woman.

26 December 2010

India: Aishwarya Rai In Skin Lightening Controversy

Russia: Is Internet Guilty of Organizing Nationalistic Riots?

RuNet Echo

Russian media and blogosphere ponder who is responsible for the nationalists’ riots in Moscow in mid-December. But the authorities found their own scapegoat – the Internet.

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