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· January, 2010

Stories about Media & Journalism from January, 2010

Turkmenistan: Jesus saves Turkmenistan on TV

Sri Lanka: ‘Lanka E news’ Banned

Russia: CJR Piece on the Media

Global Voices in Haiti: Our Team on the Ground

In the aftermath of the 12 January earthquake in Haiti, Global Voices has sent a two-member team to Port-au-Prince to augment our coverage of recovery efforts, and stimulate local participation...

Trinidad & Tobago: Giving Up the Post?

Despite the devastation taking place in other parts of the region, in Trinidad and Tobago it appears to be politics as usual. On the heels of news that party voting...

Bermuda: Busting the Budget

Brazil: The National Program for Human Rights – Part 1

Controversy has erupted following the proposal of a legislative reform package that decriminalises abortion and criminalises homophobia, bans religious symbols from public spaces and calls for a truth commission.

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: On the Ground

Japan: Website Localization

Jordan: Tweeps Celebrate their Country

In an initiative that was adopted by tweeps from other Arab countries, Jordanian users of micro-blogging site Twitter created and maintained a hashtag that celebrates the top 50 things they...

Russia: Newspaper Web Site Hacked

Trinidad & Tobago: Crime Rate

Philippines: Blogger charged with libel

Costa Rica: Charges of Plagiarism in Presidential Campaign

With the Costa Rican presidential campaign well underway, many bloggers are noticing that some of the candidates' campaign ads and campaign proposals appear to be too familiar.

Jamaica, Haiti: Using the Language

Haiti: Media Responsibility

Trinidad & Tobago: Woman is Boss

Haiti: Media Operations Center launched for Haitian journalism

China: Hillary Talks About the Problem of the Chinese Internet

Haiti: “1+1=3”

More than ten days after the 12 January earthquake in Haiti, with large-scale relief efforts underway, Haitian bloggers and Twitter users wonder what the future holds in store, and how...

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