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· January, 2014

Stories about Citizen Media from January, 2014

29 January 2014

Cable Providers Begin Dropping Russia's Only Independent TV Station

RuNet Echo

The prospect that Russian cable television providers might drop TV Rain became a reality today, when two major cable companies reported their decisions to end access to the station.

A Business Model Competition to Ignite Start Ups in Madagascar

Sports as a Vector of Peace in Burkina Faso

Ecuador's Indigenous People: “We believe in development that respects Mother Earth”

Putting Faces on the Mysterious Disease Killing Nicaraguan Sugar Cane Workers

A fatal disease is killing sugar cane workers in Nicaragua. Photojournalist Ed Kashi wants to raise awareness about this mysterious epidemic through a documentary project that is looking for funding.

Double Standards Toward Women in Corporate Japan Are a Joke

Why the Caribbean Should Pay Attention to the Net Neutrality Decision

PHOTOS: Drone Captures the Beauty of Thailand

Using a drone, Thailand-based blogger Richard Barrow shares several amazing landscape photos of Thailand. Drones were also used to monitor protests in Bangkok

Kazakhstan's Largest City Hides Its “Beautiful” Side from Cameras

28 January 2014

Kenya Blog Awards 2014 Open for Submissions

South Korea: ‘Less is More’, Net Users Turn Sour on Typical Movie Poster

Sri Lanka's Best Bus Terminal

WeChat Users Send Virtual Envelopes Worth Real Money for Chinese New Year

In China, it is tradition to give red envelopes containing money as gifts during the Lunar New Year holiday. The red color symbolizes good luck.

So Long to Russia's Only Independent TV Station?

RuNet Echo

The only opposition television station operating today in Russia is now threatened with losing access to cable broadcasting, after a scandalous poll about the WWII Siege of Leningrad.

China Awards Tennis Champion Li Na With Six-Figure Prize

The Chinese local authorities’ decision to award 800,000 yuan to China's tennis superstar Li Na shortly after her triumph at the Australian Open has triggered criticism among Chinese netizens.

Guyanese Website Could Be Game Changer in Regional Crime Fighting

Crimefighting in Guyana is changing thanks to a new website - and there's hope that the technology could tip the balance in favour of the good guys throughout the region.

Presidential Debate in Panama Creates More Questions Than Answers

The second presidential debate took place on January 20 in Panama. Panamanians interacted on social media with a debate that seems to have been left in question.

Critical Cybersecurity Issues for the Caribbean

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan: Trip to the Dying Aral Sea

Supporting the Rights of Malian Youth to Education

Mali's education system faces multiple challenges, but activist groups are coming together to tackle them head on.