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· October, 2013

Stories about Ideas from October, 2013

8 October 2013

#IranJeans: Yes We Do Wear Jeans, Mr. Netanyahu

The joke's on the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu for saying that Iranians are not free to wear jeans.

7 October 2013

Bangladesh’s New Flood Forecasting Website Provides Useful Data

Express Yourself: Blog Action Day on Human Rights!

October 16 is Blog Action Day. Join bloggers worldwide in highlighting this year's topic: human rights.

‘A Good Blogger Must Already Have the Intrinsic Qualities of All Good Journalists’

Award-winning Cameroonian blogger and multimedia journalist Dorothée Danedjo Fouba speaks to author Dibussi Tande about the state of digital journalism in Africa.

2 October 2013

South Korea: Travel Writer, Different Culture, and Expat Community

Should Japan's Children Be Reading This Comic About a Hiroshima A-Bomb Survivor?

One city's attempt to restrict children from reading "Barefoot Gen", a comic series about the Hiroshima bombings, has started a debate in Japan about how the tragedy should be interpreted.

Online Tool to Review Candidates Platforms in Madagascar

1 October 2013

‘Mainstream Media Isn't Enough': The Rise of Brazilian Media Collective Nigeria

Pedro Rocha of media collective Coletivo Nigéria tells about the experience producing the documentary "Vandalism" about Brazil's Vinegar Revolt protests earlier this year.