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· May, 2010

Stories about Media & Journalism from May, 2010

31 May 2010

Nigeria: Cast your vote in the 2010 Nigerian Blog Awards!

It's time again for the Nigerian Blog Awards! Starting Monday, voters can cast their ballot for the best blog in over 30 categories, ranging from “Best Fashion Blog” to “Most...

Russia: Journalist's Blog Hacked

Jamaica: Carrying on, but Counting the Cost

Jamaica is doing its level best to carry on in the face of the disorder that the signing of an extradition order for suspected drug and arms trafficker Christopher 'Dudus'...

30 May 2010

Russia: A Study of Local Discussion Boards

RuNet Echo

Online forums in Russian cities are in a certain sense a unique phenomenon. It's not blogs that became the major platforms for open discussion in the regions, but discussion boards...

Slovakia: The Fight for Nationalistic Voters

Tibor Blazko writes about the growing nationalistic sentiments driven by some Slovak and Hungarian politicians and translates a related satirical video.

29 May 2010

Ghana: Ghana National Media Commission has failed

India: Video Giving A Voice To Marginalised Communities

IndiaUnheard is a new initiative involving a network of Community Correspondents around India who will produce video stories about life in their community, and the issues ignored by mainstream media.

28 May 2010

Bangladesh: FIFA World Cup, Memories From The Past

The 2010 FIFA World cup is knocking at the doors. While People around the world are talking about this Word Cup, a few Bangladeshi bloggers are reminiscing about the previous...

Zimbabwe: Outlawed newspaper coming back

Eritrea: Exiled editor reunites with family

27 May 2010

Jamaica: Dudus, Security & Seaga

In the Tivoli Gardens area of Jamaica's capital city – home turf of alleged drug lord Michael Christopher “Dudus” Coke and epicentre of the unrest that has gripped the Caribbean...

St. Lucia: Gun Violence

Jamaica: Latest Updates

Twitter has been buzzing with the latest developments regarding Jamaica's state of emergency. Things began to look "much better" late yesterday: wanted men were turning themselves in, one international mainstream...

Causes of Hatred in the Russian Blogosphere

Russia: Taking Children as a New Method of Pressure on Journalists

Jamaica: Situation Improving?

Four days into the state of emergency imposed on the Jamaican capital, the situation is becoming clearer - not simply in terms of statistics - but in understanding the chain...

Russia: “Circassian Nationalism and the Internet”

26 May 2010

Colombia: Presidential Election and Campaigning in Citizen Media

The Colombian Presidential election is scheduled for May 30, in which Juan Manuel Santos and Antanas Mockus are considered the frontrunners. The contest is actively being discussed in citizen media...

Jamaica: Bloggers Look at the Lighter Side

West Indians have a saying, "If you don't laugh, you'll cry." Certainly, the current wave of violence in Jamaica - is nothing to laugh about. But after days of sobering...

Ukraine: Interview With Kyiv Post's Editor-in-Chief

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