· May, 2005

Stories about Citizen Media from May, 2005

The World Reacts to Star Wars

  22 May 2005

I'm tracking posts about Star Wars written by bloggers around the world at the starwars+globalvoices del.icio.us tag.  If you find more Star Wars related posts from international blogs, please contribute to the list by tagging them with BOTH "starwars" and "globalvoices". Mr. Brown wins the prize for the most original...

Friday World Blog Roundup

20 May 2005

South Asia: Dina Metha has a photo essay of village women in India. (photo: Dina Metha) The Corporate Social Responsibility weblog points to a report that there are 315,000 child laborers in Pakistan. Eurasia: Blogrel summarizes Armenian media reports about the U.S. billionaire Kirk Kirkorian, who is of Armenian descent,...

Thursday World Blog Roundup

20 May 2005

Southeast Asia: Kennysia in Malaysia speculates on an upcoming Singapore bloggers’ meeting this summer, with some great programming suggestions and hilarious graphics! (Featured on mock poster: Mr. Brown and Xiaxue. ) How come nobody ever made these for the BloggerCons??? Mack at Brandmalaysia discusses Malaysia's “worst managed company.” Sarasonteh points...

Wednesday World Blog Roundup

19 May 2005

Central Asia: Picture: “By The Kabul River” By Afghan Lord. Waheed at Afghan Warrior weighs in on the recent anti-U.S. protests, in the wake of Newsweek's now-retracted story. He believes the Taliban tried but failed to take advantage of the situation. Nathan of Registan.net was interviewed by the BBC about...

Tuesday World Blog Roundup

18 May 2005

South Asia: Just a Little Something reports on the Bangalore Bloggers Meetup. Muthu has video and more pix. Dina Metha reports that the Indian government has offered accreditation to bloggers. But do they want it? [Update Note: link to Dina's blog now fixed. Was wrong before.] United We Blog marks...

Thursday World Blog Roundup

5 May 2005

Middle East: The UK isn't the only place where elections were held today… Bethlehem bloggers are closely following “the first local elections in 30 years.” (Photo: Beit Sahour polling station, Bethlehem, courtesy Bethlehem Bloggers.) Rafahpundits is all over the latest news from local elections in Rafah, in the Gaza Strip....

South East Asian Blog Roundup

  5 May 2005

Singapore Steven McDermott of Singabloodypore highlights a gathering for Shanmugam Murugesu, a Singaporean whose appeal for clemency from capital punishment has been rejected by Singaporean President. The blog entry has so far garnered 50 comments. He also writes about the Singaporean student who was forced to shut down his blog,...

Call for Nominations: World Summit Awards USA Competition

  2 May 2005

Hi everyone, I'd like to announce the official opening of the World Summit Awards USA competition. An official event of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), the World Summit Awards will take place in more than 150 countries around the globe. I'm serving as coordinator of the USA...

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