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· August, 2011

Stories about Media & Journalism from August, 2011

31 August 2011

North Korean Airline Uses Facebook

Nigeria: The Brain Behind the Nigerian Blog Awards

Behold the face behind the masquerade. Good Nigerian Girl is the brain powering the Nigeria Blogs Awards since 2010. The Nigerian Blog Awards is an annual event that rewards creative...

Blog Carnival: Mexico – Is Mexican Society Violent by Nature?

This summary of our Blog Carnival: Mexico - Citizenry, Violence and Blogs looks at what Mexican bloggers think about their society which is sometimes described as violent by nature. Bloggers...

29 August 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Thoughts on the SoE

Trinidad & Tobago: The “Granny Quilla” Video

Ecuador: Journalist Sentenced to Prison for Defamation Flees Country

Blog Carnival: Mexico – Verbalizing the Violence

Our first 2011 Blog Carnival had the theme "Mexico - Citizenry, Violence and Blogs". In this first part of the final summary, we showcase what Mexican bloggers thought about past...

26 August 2011

Barbados: Wait & See for SoETT

Cuba: Pseudo-Transparency

Russia: Cigarettes Branded for Young Women Spark Controversy

RuNet Echo

A recent advertising campaign and carton redesign by one of Russia’s largest tobacco manufacturers has riled Russan bloggers and sparked a debate on responsible marketing and advertising. Ashley Cleek looks...

Turkmenistan: Government campaigns against satellite dishes

25 August 2011

Bahamas: Riding Out Hurricane Irene

As Hurricane Irene, the first of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, continues to move through the Bahamas, bloggers have been sharing their experiences. Netizens reported very strong winds, extensive damage...

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