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· December, 2010

Stories about Elections from December, 2010

31 December 2010

Glimpses of Citizen Media from Portuguese language countries in 2010

Throughout 2010 the lusophone blogsphere has given new perspectives on important issues that mainstream media tends to ignore. Read this post and discover a selection of the voices that Global...

Belarus: More Commentary on Dec. 19

30 December 2010

South Asia: Looking Back at the Citizen Media Storylines in 2010

You cannot leave South Asia region out of the picture as with nearly twenty three percent of the world's population, events in this region exert an enormous impact on the...

Kazakhstan: President For Life, Or At Least Until 2020

Ghana: Who cares about District Assembly Elections?

29 December 2010

Latin America: 2010 in Review

An 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile, a police strike in Ecuador and the Nobel Prize in Literature for Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa were some of the news bloggers and citizen...

28 December 2010

Japan: A year of blogs

As the character 暑 (sho) meaning ‘hot or heat' was chosen to represent the year 2010 at the annual ceremony in Kyoto, let's see a selection of “hot topics” that...

27 December 2010

Comoros: Provisional Results of the Presidential Elections and Possible Fraud

Sudan: President Announces North Will Be Ruled By Islamic Law If South Separates

As the referendum on whether or not Southern Sudan will separate approaches, a few Sudanese bloggers have been busy commenting on the future prospects of their country. Recent comments made...

26 December 2010

China: Christmas Day death of a Zhejiang village leader

Tragedy bookends Year 2010 for Francophone Citizen Media

It appears that tragedy will bookend yet another year rich in remarkable events in the world of francophone citizen media. The month of January set the tone with the fallout...

24 December 2010

Caribbean: Defining Moments of 2010

Many landmark events happened in the Caribbean this year, prompting reactions from the regional blogosphere. Here's a look back at some of the most important stories of 2010...

23 December 2010

Caucasus: The Year in Review

With 2011 nearly upon us, the year in new and social media in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia during 2010 was surprisingly positive. So, what did the past year hold in...

Cote d'Ivoire: Electoral Fiction

Belarus: More on the Post-Election Situation

22 December 2010

Sudan: Happy holidays and a peaceful referendum

Here's a roundup of latest blog posts about Southern Sudan Independence Referendum 2011. According to the 2005 Naivasha Agreement between the central government in Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation...

Haiti: Post-Election Update

20 December 2010

Côte d'Ivoire: Ivorian Internet Users Fear a New Era of Terror in Abidjan

The political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire is getting increasingly violent. According to the UN, 50 people were killed and 200 injured for the past three days. Traditional media were shunned...

19 December 2010

Belarus: Presidential Election Day Ends in Protests and Crackdown

RuNet Echo

December 19, the 2010 presidential election day in Belarus, ended in mass protests, arrests and violent clashes with the riot police in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. Below is a...

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