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· September, 2007

Stories about Citizen Media from September, 2007

Uganda: Bloggers respond to massive flooding

The top thing on many Ugandan bloggers' minds in the past two weeks has been the massive flooding across sub-Saharan Africa. The floods hit particularly hard in northern and eastern...

Environment: Final thoughts on “Live from the UN”

The invitation to blog about a live event at the UN was unprecedented. This was the first time that bloggers were given a reserved area in the press room, with...

Environment: The UN Conference on Climate Change Part I

- Thematic Plenary I – Adaptation – From Vulnerability to Resilience. Facilitator is Dr. Asha-Rose migiro Deputy Secretary General Co chaired by H.E Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of...

Japan: Impatient patients

In recent years, harsh criticisms have been focused at hospitals and healthcare workers about the quality of medical care. An example of the target of criticisms was a doctor conducting...

African NGOs Learn Web 2.0

India: Democracy and Pakistan

Video-blogging from battlefield in Afghanistan

Vaughan Smith, founder of the Frontline Club for journalists in London, is video-blogging from Afghanistan on Frontline's blog. On September 1, 2007 he reported on a battle between British and...

D.R of Congo: War affecting Gorilla protection efforts

There is a very fluid situation unfolding at the Virunga national park in Congo. The Congo war is spreading into the protected Gorilla sector in the Virunga mountains, which is...

Afghanistan: Culture, Clash

In this week's Afghanistan blog tour, Joshua Foust reports about culturally insensitive footballs, the beautiful city of Herat, suicide bombs in Kabul and a lack of foreign investment.

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