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· July, 2008

Stories about Media & Journalism from July, 2008

31 July 2008

Estonia: Russian Media Outlet Urges Boycott

Barbados: Setting Standards

Cuba, Venezuela, U.S.A.: Empty Dialogue?

Guyana: Death Announcement Ban?

East Timor: Media for peace

Palestine: Anger at Young Boy's Needless Death

Israeli troops shot and killed 12-year-old Ahmed Ussam Yousef Mousa during a peaceful protest against the barrier being erected in Nilin. Up to 18 others were injured by rubber bullets...

30 July 2008

Serbia: More on Belgrade Rally

No to Kuwait's New Internet Law

Kuwaiti bloggers are angry at a proposed new Internet Law, which they claim would make their days as free bloggers numbered, after Attorney General Hamad Al Othman announced that a...

Moldova, Ukraine: Floods

Barbados: What happened to I'Akobi Tacuma Maloney?

After a young Rastafari man died during a suspicious encounter with Barbados police, Rastafari activists and other Barbadian bloggers used online resources to ask hard questions and campaign for justice.

Africa: Mobile reporting

Nepal: On China, media and the Olympics

Barbados, Venezuela: Staking a Claim

Trinidad & Tobago: Searching for Truth

Bermuda: Party Over People?

Guyana: Blogger covers journalist ban

On 12 July, news broke in Guyana that a senior journalist had been banned from entering the office of the country's president, allegedly in response to a critical news report....

29 July 2008

Ukraine: Flooding

Arabeyes: Head Over Heels for Muhannad

A strange phenomenon has gripped the Arab world and Arabs seem to agree on something. It is an infatuation with a Turkish soap opera, dubbed in Arabic, and its stunning...

Syria: In The Economist

Egypt Silences the Voice of Iran

Egyptian authorities shut down the Cairo office of an Iranian TV network over a film that justifies the killing of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat by Islamic militants. Marwa Rakha...