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· October, 2009

Stories about Media & Journalism from October, 2009

30 October 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: National Pride?

China: Bridging the gap? Interviewing bridge bloggers

The Chinese blogosphere, as we all know, is booming. As one of the largest on the planet, it is constantly evolving and simultaneously being set back by the all-too-famous governmental...

Russia: Riot Police vs “Senior Citizens”

27 October 2009

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs

The Future of ICT for Development

In a first post of the series, we explore the role of ICTs in Disaster Management and the paradigm shift in Disaster Management strategies that came about post the aftermath...

Japan: News in Manga Format

False report on Brunei

26 October 2009

Israel: “Ordinary Racism” In Media Coverage

Approximately 20 per cent of the country's population, the Palestinian citizens of Israel (also known as Israeli Arabs) argue that they are discriminated against in many aspects of life. The...

Trinidad & Tobago: Long Live The Queen!

Tunisia: Al Jazeera and France

25 October 2009

Armenia: Twitter counters false media report

Malaysia: Should food bloggers reveal sponsors?

Singapore plans to require bloggers to reveal sponsors

Singapore is thinking of drafting a new guideline that would require bloggers to reveal if they receive gifts or money for their articles. Bloggers react to this proposal

23 October 2009

India: Blogger Journalist Mediates Cop's Release

On the 20th of October dozens of Maoist insurgents attacked the Sankrail police station in West Midnapore district in India and abducted the officer in charge. Keeping him as hostage...

Georgia: New Media Forum assessed, bloggers interviewed

Following the recent New Media Forum, an event staged in Tbilisi, Georgia, comes coverage in the local press. Although lagging behind its neighbors in the South Caucasus, interest in the...

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