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· May, 2007

Stories about Media & Journalism from May, 2007

Rising Voices Seeks Micro-grant Proposals for Blog Outreach

Rising Voices, the outreach arm of Global Voices, is now accepting project proposals for the first round of microgrant funding of up to $5,000 for new media outreach projects. Ideal...

Interview with Caroline Nellemann, Danish Researcher of Iranian Blogs

Danish researcher Caroline Nellemann has done her Master's thesis on Iranian blogs and was involved for three months with the Berkman Center for Internet and Society in Harvard. In order...

Egyptian Blogger Monem to Be Freed

Jailed Egyptian blogger Abdulmonem Mahmood is being released on Saturday - but Egyptian bloggers are holding their breath and are full of apprehension on their future in a country which...

Cuba: Today Show

Africa: blogging the G8 Summit

Peru: Bloggers Featured for the First Time?

FSU: Interview With Edward Lucas

Slovenia: Vinko Bogataj

Swahili Blogosphere: Higher Education Blame Game, Miss Universe, and Personal Privacy vs. Public Life

Hardship is the name of the game, it seems, for Tanzania's higher education students both at home and abroad. While the University of Dar Es Salaam has readmitted all the...

China: The importance of media dissent to “old Beijing”

Tajikistan: Next Generation of Journalists

Qatar: Iran Lifts Al Jazeera Ban

Lebanon: More on the Crisis in the Country

For the second week, Lebanese bloggers have posted anecdotes, reflections, updates, photos, videos, jokes, sarcasm and drawings on the issue that is taking precedence over all other topics. The issue...

Morocco: YouTube is Back; Maroc Telecom Subscribers are Elated

Pakistan: Begum Nawazish Ali

Egypt: From Here and There

Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela: Media & Politics

Hong Kong: How Did The Obscene Articles Tribunal Get Hijacked?

Ethiopia: shady dealings of international media

Malawians on the world stage: academic honors, music, science and technology

There is one discernible theme running through the Malawian blogosphere in the month of May. This round-up focuses mostly on what these bloggers have written in this month, now approaching...

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