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· November, 2010

Stories about Media & Journalism from November, 2010

Sri Lanka: Wikileaks And Its Impact

Groundviews discusses about the Wikileaks papers on Sri Lanka and its possible impact.

Haiti: Valid Vote?

Dying in Haiti continues to comment on Sunday's election, here and here, saying, even as the OAS announces that the vote should be deemed valid: “The methods that I witnessed...

Cuba: The Remaining 11

As the Cardinal of Havana declares that the release of the remaining political prisoners is not in his hands, Uncommon Sense says: “The difficulty he faces in understandable. But what...

WikiLeaks About Korea

While Robert Koehler wrote some talking points about WikiLeaks in about Korea, Allahpundit from Hotair.com coalesced and commented on media reports on WikiLeaks regarding Korea's possible reunification and its relation with China.

China: “Hang the Slaves of the West”

A new website that vilifies Chinese political liberals, including 2010 Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, has caught the attention of the Chinese internet for its extreme views. Why has it...

Central & Eastern Europe: Initial Reactions to WikiLeaks’ Cablegate

While other regions feature a lot more prominently in the collection of U.S. embassy cables published by WikiLeaks thus far, a few countries of the CEE region do appear in...

South Asia: The Morality Of Exposing Others’ Secrets

WikiLeaks, an international non-profit media organization has created waves around the world by publishing 251,287 confidential documents, which detail correspondence between the U.S. State Department and U.S. embassies around the...

Morocco: Danish journalist deported for Western Sahara fishing story

A Danish journalist who did a radio story on the European Union paying Morocco for fish from Western Sahara was deported from Morocco two days after arriving. His computer hard...

Bermuda: Wikileaks Fallout

Vexed Bermoothes thinks that the fallout from the latest Wikileaks revelations “will be deep and broad”, adding: “Interestingly, 68 of the cables mention Bermuda…one can assume that at least some...

Russia: Online Cartoon Against Corruption in Road Construction

Antimult studio published [RUS] an informative and entertaining cartoon on corruption in road construction in Russia. Together with usage of the old technologies, corruption causes 4 times higher price of...

Russia: Phenomenal Growth of Facebook and Twitter in 2010

Facebook and Twitter audience in Russia grew 3-4 times since the beginning of the year, Vedomosti cites [RUS] comScore data. By the end of 2010, almost 6 mln of Russian netizens...

Brazil: Three proposals to ease Rio chaos

Bruno Cava, writing for the Amálgama blog, analyzes [pt] the current wave of violence in Rio de Janeiro's slums, and proposes three possible solutions: new policies for development and urbanization of...

Brazil: Letter from the Digital Culture Forum for internet freedom

Antônio Arles, from Arlesophia blog, reproduces [pt] the Letter from the Digital Culture Forum for internet freedom, created by many cyberactivists during the Digital Culture Forum that took place in...

Pakistan: Aasia and Aafia – The Tale Of Two Pakistani Women

Some Pakistanis find themselves concerned over the case of Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, the same way as they are distressed over the detention...

India: Barkha Dutt And The Radia Tapes Controversy

Retributions blog writes about the recent controversy surrounding celebrity Indian TV anchor Barkha Dutt.

Haiti: Election Day

Today, Haiti goes to the polls in an election that has been fraught with controversy and affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic. With the country's most popular political party being...

Serbia: Air India Pilot's Family Reacts to Leaked Media Report

Six months after the May 22 Mangalore plane crash, which claimed 158 lives, an investigation report blaming Serbian pilot Zlatko Glusica for the country’s worst air disaster of the last...

Haiti: Cholera & Elections

HAITI, Land of Freedom notes that several human rights groups have expressed concerns about the country's upcoming elections in the midst of the cholera epidemic.

Brazil: President today, blogger tomorrow

Outgoing Brazilian president Luis Inácio Lula da Silva (Lula) was interviewed for the first time this week by a range of progressive bloggers, an event seen by many as a...

Barbados: Shameful Vote at UN

With the country's recent abstention from the UN vote allowing executions of LGBT people, BFP says: “I have always found it shameful that Barbados – a nation founded with the...

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