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· September, 2009

Stories about Media & Journalism from September, 2009

Jamaica: Children & Violence

Ukraine: “The Ghosts of Chernobyl”/Destination Truth

Ukraine: Political Rivalry and Journalism

Trinidad & Tobago: Thinking & Drinking

Cuba: Eye on Honduras

Jamaica: Gully Gaza

Middle East: Arabisk, Blog Competition and Debate

Newly launched Arabisk is an annual competition to select the best Arabic blogs. First welcomed by bloggers, Egyptian bloggers are now complaining that they have been sidelined from the contest....

Syria: First Bloggers’ Contest Winners Announced

The winners of the first Syrian blog contest have been announced. Many bloggers commended the initiative and hoped it becomes an annual event. However, a few of them expressed some...

Japan: Lessons in Communication from the Hatoyama Essay

When an online Op-Ed piece by current Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama appeared in the New York Times just days before the Lower House elections last month, national reaction ranged from...

Hungary: Political Talk Show Taken Off Air

Japan: Measuring Celebrity Buzz on 2ch

Japan: Animated Explanations of Policies?

Israel: Palestinian TV Comedy Wins Applause from Bloggers

Sri Lanka: Suppression Of Media Freedom

China: Re-programming CCTV

Morocco: Teaching Tamazight

Harvard Forum – What do we need to know?

Today's conversation starts with discussions of “knowledge gaps”, open questions we need to answer through research so we can understand what's succeeding and failing in our field.

Bangladesh: Can A Journalist Throw Shoes To A Leader?

Singapore: Beauty Queen's qualifications questioned

The crowning of Ris Low as the new Miss Singapore World generated mixed reactions in the Singapore mainstream media and blogosphere.

Harvard Forum: ICT4D and, and, and

Ethan brings the live-blog from day one to a close after questions and lively discussion with conclusion from Mike Best who suggests there's no way to summarize these discussions… with...

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