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· July, 2010

Stories about Media & Journalism from July, 2010

Wikileaks’ Japan data on Afghanistan

Philippine Cartography

Latvia: Concerns Over the Future of the Largest Daily, Free Press

With the ownership of the largest daily newspaper, Diena, in question, many journalists in Latvia fear business interests and political influence would rule the news coverage ahead of the October...

Jamaica: The Politics of SoE

Jamaica: Fastest Man Alive

Bulgaria: Government's Pressure on the Media

Russia: Interview With ‘A Good Treaty’ Russia Blogger

Italy: NO to Restrictions on Online Free Speech

A newly revised Media and Wiretapping bill before the Italian parliament today could introduce a threatening "liability risk" for all bloggers and online media.

Dominica: Going Virtual

Cuba, U.S.A.: Reason to Smile?

East Timor: Self-regulation of media

China: Social media as political subversion tool

This past month has been an interesting one in the cat-and-mouse game between Chinese Internet censorship and its non-conformists. Microblogs in the People's Republic had begun to feel the weight...

Russia: LiveJournal Under Fire Of Criticism for “Innovations”

Ecuador: Leader of Citizen's Revolution Has an Economics Blog

Spain: First Online Galician Newspaper Closes Down

Trinidad & Tobago: Local Government Reps

Belarus: Election 2011

Francophonie: Like Fine Wine, Twitter Experience Gets Better With Age

An unexpected but deliciously nostalgic hash tag #jesuisvieux (I am old) has been trending in French social media. The timeline for the hashtag is filled with often humorous updates, and...

India: Why Businesses Must Embrace Social Media

Pakistan: In Damage Control Mode After WikiLeaks

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