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· November, 2009

Stories about Media & Journalism from November, 2009

29 November 2009

Ecuador: Carlos Vega Book

Russia: How Passengers of “Nevsky Express” Tell Their Stories Through Social Media

RuNet Echo

The crash of the "Nevsky Express" train happened far from any major populated area. It took several hours for reporters to arrive on the spot. Only then the first photographs...

27 November 2009

USA: Native American Heritage Day

A new National Native American National Heritage day is being honored in the United States on November 27, the day after most people there celebrated Thanksgiving. Native Americans rejoice -...

China: 41 Popular Chinese Internet Memes From 2009

Japan: Buy Nothing Day

Started in 1992 in Canada by artist Ted Dave, the Buy Nothing Day movement [en] has spread to more than 60 countries around the world, Japan included. In line with...

Russia: Tatarstan Blogger Sentenced to Almost 2 Years in Penal Colony

RuNet Echo

On Sept. 12, 2008, Tatar blogger and journalist Irek Murtazin blogged about rumors of Tatarstan president Mintimir Shaimiev's death. On Nov. 26, 2009, Murtazin was convicted of defamation and incitement...

25 November 2009

Algeria: An Open Letter to Egyptians

From a football match for a place in the South Africa World Cup in 2010 to a full fledged face off and diplomatic stand off, Egyptians and Algerians continue to...

23 November 2009

Uzbekistan: Presidential daughter's self-promotion

Video: Open Video Contest for Trip to SXSW Interactive Festival

The Open Video Alliance is putting out a call out for one minute videos that make a case for Open Video for an opportunity to win a trip to South...

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