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· February, 2011

Stories about Media & Journalism from February, 2011

27 February 2011

Libya: Fear and Chaos at Tripoli Airport

Fear, chaos, hysteria and despair - all these words have been used to describe Libyan capital Tripoli's airport over the past few days. Since uprisings began against the country's leader...

Côte d’Ivoire: Twitter Campaign for Anderson Cooper’s Attention

Global Voices author Anna Gueye was instrumental in a recent campaign to persuade influential CNN reporter Anderson Cooper to pay as much attention to protests in African countries such as...

China: Fake Media Photos of the Jasmine Revolution In China

26 February 2011

Latin America: On teleSUR's Coverage of Libya Uprising

Latin American news channel teleSUR managed earlier this week to send several journalists into Tripoli to cover the ongoing uprising in Libya. Nonetheless, its coverage, which seems quite different to...

25 February 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Political Developments

Cuba: Marking Zapata's Anniversary

Libya: Refugees Leave as Humanitarian Aid and Journalists Trickle in

As Libyan dictator Muammer Al Gaddafi continues to cling to power, killing protesters who are standing up against him in the process in the most brutal and horrendous crackdown to...

24 February 2011

Peru: Controversy Over Removal of Anonymity in Electoral Polls

A new policy preventing opinion polls from being conducted anonymously caused a storm in the press and on social networking sites. Finally, faced with a barrage of questions from the...

India: A TV Channel As A Valentine's Day Gift

India: The Closure Of BBC Hindi Service Is A Shock To Many

South Korea: Amnesty International Condemns Korean Government's Censorship.

China: Chinese TV praised Gaddafi as thinker, revolutionist

Serbia: Reactions to the Story of Serbian Mercenaries in Libya

According to some sources, Serbian military pilots took part in the bombings of the Libyan protesters. Sasa Milosevic translates a few Serbian netizens' reactions to this allegation.

Malaysia: Suicide a Rising Problem

Malaysia has recently been gripped by an alarming social issue: suicide. It is estimated that an average of 60 suicides every month are being committed in Malaysia. A young Malaysian...

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