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· March, 2007

Stories about Media & Journalism from March, 2007

Peru: Reviews of El Comercio's New Design

El Comercio, one of Peru's leading newspapers, redesigned their website. Bloggers, no doubt, were quick to pen their opinion. Letra Suelta is glad to see the use of blogs [ES],...

China: Chinese photoblogging

Pingmag has an interview with the editor of 3030: New Photography In China on Chinese Photoblogging culture.

Twits and wits: Malawian bloggers on new technologies, nature, myths, Zimbabwe, and a hard work ethic

Since the last Malawi roundup, the Malawian blogosphere has continued to be abuzz with posts announcing new technologies, news on Internet-based radios, existing radio stations going online, stories about farming...

Taiwan: IMC Archeology and Memory

Gabriele Hadl and Sun-quan Huang has written a brief history of Taiwan IMC (2003-05) and tried to account for its failure. – from interlocals.net

Trinidad & Tobago: Second Life for Caribbean Teens?

Caribbean Public Relations reports on Coca-Cola‘s latest marketing concept for Caribbean teenagers – “a virtual city…called Caribbean Connection. The idea borrows from the Second Life concept, where you can go...

Hindi Blogosphere: Hi-tech Blogger Meet and Match Making over Blogs!

Its no use telling that I've been quite busy off late with some unexpected emergency at office & the usual banter!! ;) So without much ado, lets have a peek...

China: Nation's first citizen reporter?

Meet Zola Zhou, independent citizen reporter, blogging live from the nailhouse. But is Zola really China's first citizen reporter? Big-name bloggers like Herock, Doubleleaf and Zhan Bin say he is....

Qatar: Al Jazeera Forum

Qatar-based blogger Kareem links to an article which announces the 3rd Annual Forum, entitled Media and the Middle East: Going Beyond the Headlines, being hosted by Al Jazeera at the...

Arabisc: Job Hunting in Bahrain?

Bahraini blogger Silverooo, who has just graduated from university, may have hit the jackpot and will soon be making more money than any other graduate her age. Her idea? The...

Ukraine: Book on Chernobyl

MoldovAnn reads Piers Paul Read's 1993 book on Chernobyl (Ablaze: The Story of the Heroes and Victims of Chernobyl) and discovers that she has been to a few Ukrainian towns...

Singapore: Improving Singapore's Citizen Journalism Site

com125lo feels that a online participatory media site run by Singapore's main news paper has room for improvement. The blogger suggests that the site invite more bloggers to contribute and...

China: top 40 blogs

Yee blogs the Top 40 blogs according to Zhuaxia stats. Zhuaxia is now the most popular online RSS feed reader in China.

China: Monopolized Spoofing by SARFT

The State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television once claimed that domestic films cannot be spoofed. However, recently Zhang Hongsen, deputy director of the Administration's Film Bureau made some harsh...

Uzbekistan: Locking up the Press

Bonnie Boyd sums up the arrests of journalists over the last six months in Uzbekistan and concludes that the world will be getting even less news from the country.

Thailand: Celebrity Life

Gnarlykitty in Thailand witnesses her celebrity cousin with her fans and muses on celebrity lives. “I don't admire celebrities for being famous but I admire them for their abilities to...

Pakistan: What's the news?

the olive ream takes a gut-splittingly funny look at News. “A ministerial committee met recently, in essence, to declare war. Eight months in arrears. Apparently Ehud Olmert, apart from all...

Global Voices in Moscow

On March 21, Moscow hosted its First International Conference on Blogs, Media and Citizen Journalism. I was happy to represent both Global Voices and neweurasia at the meeting. The conference...

Trinidad & Tobago: Westwood Copyright

Christopher at Subway Chronicles has just bought the Season 1 DVD of the Trinidad and Tobago soap opera Westwood Park – and he's already impressed just by the copyright warning...

Kuwait: Paper Accused of Plagiarism

Kuwait-based blogger Cyber Rowdy accuses a Kuwaiti newspaper of plagiarism. He says the local daily published a photograph from another blogger's flickr account without permission.

Turkey is Typing….the Weekly Favorites

So rather than stay with one particular topic or theme in this weekly, I thought that I would just give you the insights into my top Turkish blog posts of...

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