Stories about Citizen Media from June, 2017
"The media has a great responsibility in society, to not repeat stereotypes, not amplify them, and not to replicate racist actions."
Using parody, the website drew attention to the skewed coverage of the Folha de São Paulo newspaper, one of the largest in Brazil. Nevertheless, it was shut down.
Ambivalent — and often dismissive — about public statuary in general, Jamaicans turn their ire towards a bust of national hero Marcus Garvey that they say needs "more identity".
"They've finished eating the wild plants and are now going into the villages where there is more vegetation. They eat everything in their path. All plant life is at risk."
The move quickly faced accusations of sexism: "What a joke! Do we make men pose in swim suits to get hired as interns?"
Isaac Maria dos Anjos, ex-governor of the Angolan provínce of Benguela, is famous for his criticisms of the ruling MPLA party.
Moral of the story so far: No one is anonymous behind his screen; don’t take everything that is said on the internet at face value.
Bombing raids systematically targeted Japan's cities for complete and utter destruction in June and July 1945.
While the federal government of Nigerians is congratulating the new MPs, some Nigerians say the government should not appropriate the electoral victory of the British-Nigerians.
The centrist administration of President Hassan Rouhani has been publicly criticized by Iran's hardline political factions for refusing to censor some of Telegram’s features.
"Many countries which do not know our language, tradition, or culture, are now connecting to India through Yoga. Yoga connects body, mind, and soul."
"It is horrifying that most Ethiopians have not shown an interest in returning home despite risk of violence."
Blocked websites are known for their criticism of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.
Tropical Storm Bret was milder than it could have been, but some areas of Trinidad and Tobago still suffered damage.
"Now we know that hundreds of children died, but no one reported their deaths. They remained there forgotten, because they are children that no one cares about."
A tropical storm with an attitude makes landfall in Trinidad and Tobago -- and causes a stir in the Twittersphere.
"I have more than ten thousand [selfies]," firebrand politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky joked. "Who has more than me? No one!"
The man who redefined athletics has run his last race on home soil; the stellar lineup of athletes reflected the growing stature of Jamaican track and field.
"Venezuela is falling to pieces. We’re falling apart and I wonder if any of us are even aware of it."
The blocked websites have been critical of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.