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· August, 2011

Stories about Media & Journalism from 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...

Trinidad & Tobago: Missed Opportunity re: Teen Video?

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving a Life

Cuba: Las Damas & the Archbishop

Blog Carnival: Mexico – Citizen Media on the Scene

This second post reporting on the 2011 Blog Carnival, summarizes opinions of Mexican bloggers on the way media covers violence, and above all, on the role of citizen media in...

Philippines: Family of Slain Journalist Launches Signature Campaign

Russia: Content Analysis of Party Manifestos

South Korea: Journalist Taking Pictures of Women Without Consent

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...

India: Media Biased Towards The North-Eastern States

Barbados: Wait & See for SoETT

Cuba: Pseudo-Transparency

Russia: Cigarettes Branded for Young Women Spark Controversy

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

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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