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· November, 2012

Stories about Humor from November, 2012

30 November 2012

Chinese Netizens React: People’s Daily Fooled by The Onion

Chinese newspaper People’s Daily made a fool of itself this week when it seriously reported that the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was named Sexiest Man Alive by The Onion,...

How Foreigners See Hong Kong

28 November 2012

China: Top 10 horrible figures of 2012?

A Glimpse of the Human Moment of Chinese Leaders

In Russia, Fake News Sounds Real

RuNet Echo

A Russian version of The Onion wreaks havoc on unsuspecting bloggers. Could it be a Kremlin plot? That's probably a hoax!

26 November 2012

Israelis React to Barak's Retirement from Politics

Israel's Minister of Defense, Ehud Barak, who previously served as Israel's Prime Minister (1999-2001) and IDF Chief of Staff (1991-1995), made a surprise announcement in a press conference today, saying...

Ivorian and Russian Bloggers Make Light of the Electoral Fiasco for the Presidency of the French Conservative Party

25 November 2012

Rise of Bulgaria's Tomato Revolution

On November 24, people gathered in front of the Bulgarian Parliament in the capital city of Sofia, thus officializing what has become known as the 'Tomato Revolution.' Rayna Stamboliyska reports.

United Russia MPs Object to Online Satire

RuNet Echo

United Russia MPs threaten to take humorous website to court for libel. The outrage, however, was likely provoked by an internet tabloid.

17 November 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: Bond…Jack Bond?

Arab League on Gaza: “Blah Blah… Blah Blah Blah”

The Arab League is meeting at its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss Gaza - and netizens aren't holding their breath or being optimistic about a strong reaction. Sultan AlQassemi...

‘Uzbekistan Illustrated’ on Facebook

14 November 2012

Lurkmore or Lurkless? The Russian Internet Blacklist In Action

RuNet Echo

A new Russian law that threatens Internet censorship came into effect on November 1. This week, netizen outrage followed the blocking of one particularly popular website by Russian ISPs. The...

9 November 2012

Israeli Netizens Celebrate Romney's Defeat

Israeli netizens closely followed the elections in the United States, many of them staying up until the early morning hours to find out who of the candidates crossed the 270...

3 November 2012

Top 10 Global ‘Gangnam Style’ Parodies

South Korean rapper Psy's catchy song and goofy dance hit 'Gangnam Style' has broken the Guinness World record for the most "liked" video in YouTube history and spawned countless parodies....

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