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· June, 2010

Stories about Media & Journalism from June, 2010

30 June 2010

Haiti: MSM Coverage

Belize: Mayans Win Right to Land

Laos: Vientiane's second radio station

Club of Cambodian Journalists

World Cup 2010: Who's to blame for Nigeria's performance?

Nigerian football fans were dismayed Tuesday when the team's final chance of advancing in the 2010 World Cup evaporated in a 2-2 tie with South Korea. In the blogosphere, disappointment...

Taiwan: Don't call Rendy Lu “Glory of Taiwan”

29 June 2010

Caribbean: On Crime

Cuba: On Journalism

Cuba: Spotlight on Fariñas

India: English News Channels Not Effective

Italy: Large protest against “gag” rule bill on local media

Japan: The Hero, Sakamoto Ryoma

Confident, charismatic, and ever so dashing, Sakamoto Ryoma has always been one of Japan's favorite historical figures. Since NHK started to broadcast the historical drama series Ryōmaden ('The Legend of...

Philippines: Dancing Prisoners’ Tribute to Michael Jackson

And they've done it again. Convicted criminals from Cebu Province in the Philippines danced to the tunes of the late Michael Jackson in a tribute performance marking the first death...

Thailand: First country to block 100,000 websites

Argentina: Social Media Day in Buenos Aires

28 June 2010

Russia: New Initiatives Indicate Government's Fear of the New Media

RuNet Echo

Alexey Sidorenko writes about the Russian government's attempts to control cyberspace - and its apparent fear of the new media.

Peru: A Bill on Obscene Content

A few days ago the news broke of a bill that had been approved by the Justice Comission in Congress, proposing an amendment to section 183-B of the Penal Code,...

Japan and the World Cup: Silencing the critics

Ranked near the bottom of the 32 teams on the field in South Africa, facing odds estimated at 400-to-1 and four straight pre-tournament losses to boot, Japan was not even...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: More Conflict Voices

As mentioned in previous posts on Global Voices, new and social media is increasingly playing a role in facilitating communication between Armenians and Azerbaijanis online. Locked into a bitter conflict...

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