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· February, 2008

Stories about Media & Journalism from February, 2008

Russia: Prince Harry and Local “Elite's Offspring”

Russia: Election Roundup

Czech Republic: Foreign Minister

Argentina: Direct Taxes and Digital Rights

A new proposal in Argentina sought to add a direct tax to any electronic equipment capable of reproducing digital media, which would seek to offset some of the revenues lost...

Iran and Israel: foes forever or future friends?

The online video posted by the Century Foundation regarding the relations between Israel and Iran and the geopolitical forces that are behind this situation has several bloggers discussing their ideas...

Africa: Is Chinese influence eroding press freedom?

The BBC posted an interview with head of Reporters Without Borders Leonard Vincent commenting on the decline of press freedom in Africa over the past year. Ugandan blogger, Ugandan Insomniac,...

South Africa: Racist Black Journalists?

"The media was instrumental is getting this country to where it is today. There were white journalists who risked their lives and even paid the ultimate price to give this...

Russia: Ethnically-Motivated Violence

Egypt: Facebook, Politics and Journalism

Taiwan: Hope Map Project

Cuba: Cardinal Points

Jamaica: Domestic Violence

Serbia: Ambassadorial Discontent

While some of the foreign embassies were being set on fire in Belgrade in protest to the unilateral proclamation of independence of Kosovo, Serbian embassies in Belgium and Russia were...

Africa: AfricanLoft Update

South Africa: Is this anti-democracy?

South Africa: Where are black bloggers hiding?

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Regional FBI?

Ecuador: My Mobile Voice and Citizen Journalism

Mi Voz Móvil (My Mobile Voice) is a project in citizen journalism from the newspaper Ultimas Noticias in Quito, Ecuador. The mobile van travels to neighborhoods where they conduct workshops...

Cuba: Raul's Speech

Barbados, Jamaica: Abortion Debate

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