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· February, 2008

Stories about Citizen Media from February, 2008

28 February 2008

Korea: Companies that check how many times you go to the toilet

Companies that check how many times you go to the toilet ... What do you think? A post on a Korean blog about companies that monitor their employees every move,...

Iran and Israel: foes forever or future friends?

The online video posted by the Century Foundation regarding the relations between Israel and Iran and the geopolitical forces that are behind this situation has several bloggers discussing their ideas...

26 February 2008

Armenia: Post-Election Revolution Scenario?

That there would be mass demonstrations immediately after the presidential election held last week in Armenia was known long ago. Many observers also figured on yet another attempt by the...

Ecuador: My Mobile Voice and Citizen Journalism

Mi Voz Móvil (My Mobile Voice) is a project in citizen journalism from the newspaper Ultimas Noticias in Quito, Ecuador. The mobile van travels to neighborhoods where they conduct workshops...

19 February 2008

Serbia: Anger, disbelief over proclamation of Kosovo independence

Ljubisa Bojic translates some reactions from the Serbian blogosphere to the declaration of Kosovo independence.

15 February 2008

In Madagascar, bloggers debate abortion and women's rights

With a Valentine's Day performance of the controversial Vagina Monologues and a human rights committee's decision to call for a review of Madagascar's abortion ban, gender issues are a hot...

Uzbekistan: Abnormal Cold, End of “Nirvana” and Genderwise Realpolitik

The abnormally low temperature that lasted in the region for a record-breaking long time seems to have its effect not only on Uzbek-Tajik relations but on the Uzbek blogosphere too...

8 February 2008

Carnival: Videos from around the world

One way to know about a culture, is to see how they celebrate and why. Many countries share a common festival, the carnival, and each country gives a distinctive flavour...

Armenia: Bloggers Love Media – Media Love Blogs, But Who Loves More?

Armenian blogs have always been attentive towards the mass media although you can't really call it love because in part there's not much to like about the Armenian media these...

6 February 2008

Mozambique: Riot organized via SMS is covered by bloggers

Three people died and more than 250 were injured in a riot yesterday in Maputo, part of a protest against the increase in fares charged by the private minibus operators...

5 February 2008

Colombia: United in a March Against the FARC

For the first time in Colombia´s history, an initiative which began on the internet managed to become a massive, worldwide event in just one month. The February 4th demonstration against...

Brazil: Blogging helps the police to mobilize and protest

They have no rights to join a union or to go on strikes, but they can blog. More and more police officers, from all ranks and states in Brazil, are...

1 February 2008

DoGooder.tv: A video sharing site for NonProfits

DoGooder.tv is a website for videos with a cause. Through it, non-profit organizations can promote their cause for a specific audience: one that is already interested in hearing what they...

Guyana: Warning poem

Brazil: Last minute ban on Holocaust-themed carnival float

A few days before the official Carnival kicks off, Unidos do Viradouro samba school has had a float banned from the parade, after Jewish groups took a stand against it...

Jamaica: Staring at strangers

Barbados: Press pays attention to blogs

Trinidad and Tobago: Reading Andy Ganteaume

Trinidad and Tobago: Carnival art

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