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· October, 2006

Stories about Media & Journalism from October, 2006

30 October 2006

Belize: Dangriga Town

Kazakhstan: Unfree Speech

Violence and Misinformation Abound in Oaxaca

The usually tranquil Southern Mexican tourist town of Oaxaca – with its large, shaded plaza and gallery-lined alleys – had transformed into a political pressure cooker over the past few...

28 October 2006

Russia: LJ and Politics

On October 25, International Herald Tribune published Evgeny Morozov's opinion piece on the recent developments in the Russian blogosphere. On his blog – Sharp & Sound: Perspectives On Modern Politics...

Kenya: blogger's work used by Kenyan paper without his knowledge

27 October 2006

Fiji: Pacifika RSS Feed

Philippines: Reflections on blogging

Solar power teaches journalism in the premier state university of the country. While he appreciates the potential of blogging in the democratization process, he underscores the need to filter information...

China: How blogging has changed my life

The Chinese Blogger Conference will take place in Hanzhou this weekend. To prepare for the conference, the organizers announced a submission of posts on “How blogging has changed my life?”...

26 October 2006

Singapore: Leave the Blogger Alone

Tajikistan: Journalists’ Paradise

Russia: Rice on Politkovskaya

Pakistan: Press Freedom

Torture in Gambia, “Militocracy” in Africa, Press Freedom and Dirty Water and Gold

We begin this week's West African blogs round-up with a post in a Gambian blog, Home of the mandinmories, about a Gambian soldier being “Coerced, and tortured” over an alleged...

Uganda: five interesting Ugandan blogs

25 October 2006

Russia: Thoughts on LiveJournal/ZheZhe

The Second Blog War continues in Russia. Brad Fitzpatrick, the LiveJournal's creator, has now joined the discussion over at sup_ru LJ community: in English, he offers some explanations and apologies...

Argentina: Covering the Dirty War, 30 Years Later

Argentina, Brazil: Spreading Conversations

Iran: The end of Ramadan

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