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· January, 2008

Stories about Citizen Media from January, 2008

30 January 2008

Azerbaijan: Something Fishy

Blog for a Cause!: The Global Voices Guide of Blog Advocacy

Blog for a Cause!: The Global Voices Guide of Blog Advocacy explains how activists can use blogs as part of campaigns against injustice around the world. Blogging can help activists...

27 January 2008

Brazil: Countdown to Carnival

There is a popular belief that in Brazil the year only starts after Carnival. Be this an exaggeration or not, there is not much else being talked about on the...

25 January 2008

Yemen blocks independent news websites

Numerous Yemeni websites have been blocked recently by government-controlled ISPs. Among them is the popular YemenPortal, Yemen’s first multi-source news crawler and search engine, which extracts headlines from news sites...

24 January 2008

Brazilian Football Star Remembered on 25th Death Anniversary

It is through video online that many Brazilians and football fans from around the world have found a way to pay homage to one of the best dribblers in football...

Armenia: Political Blogging Intensifies

The past week was eventful, and while the traditional media in Armenia were pondering their adequate response so as to avoid “unnecessary complications”, the Armenian Internet community were discussing the...

17 January 2008

Armenia: Politics — The Driving Force Behind Blogs?

Last week, the main topics discussed in the Armenian blogosphere were the election manifesto of former president Levon Ter-Petrossian and the presidential election in neighboring Georgia. It's no wonder that...

Armenia: Reparatations

14 January 2008

Brazil: Should we fear Venezuela?

"Venezuela is due to become the biggest military force in South America. Should Brazilians be worried about it? Is there any need to fear Hugo Chavez?". These were lines on...

6 January 2008

Georgia: Presidential Election Update

Although the international media is now reporting a victory for the incumbent, Mikhail Saakashvili, in yesterday's presidential election in Georgia, there has so far been very little reaction to the...

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