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· October, 2011

Stories about Media & Journalism from October, 2011

Greece: When the Crisis Hit the Fan

Russia: The Data Leak War and Other Pre-Election Surprises

Current online political activity in Russia points to information warfare occurring between independent civil-society groups or remnants of 'traditional' political opposition, against various government officials and pro-government youth movements.

Cuba: Off-Colour Remark in Red Light District

Trinidad & Tobago: Role of the Telecommunications Authority

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: After Anya

Russia: Izhevsk City Manager Caught on Camera Talking About Election Bribery

Thailand: Floods and Social Media

Many parts of Thailand are still flooded as the country continues to face the worst flooding disaster in the past half century. But some bloggers believe the flooding disaster has...

Brazil: Mobilization Against Racism Towards Indigenous Peoples

Kyrgyzstan: There Is No Silence Day in Internet

Yesterday, October 29, was the so-called “Silence Day” in Kyrgyzstan, the last day before the presidential elections. At this day any political agitation is prohibited in the traditional media. But...

Trinidad & Tobago: Celebrating Anya's Project Runway Win

The Trinidad and Tobago blogosphere has been extremely active over the past week as Season 9 of Lifetime's hit reality show, Project Runway, drew to a close. Home-grown design hopeful,...

Myanmar Netizens to BBC: Apologize Now

Some Myanmar netizens are asking BBC to apologize for publishing an ‘inaccurate' map of Myanmar's ethnic groups. BBC has already updated the map but netizens still want a formal apology

Angola: Voice of America Correspondent in Cabinda Threatened

Algeria: Thoughts on Gaddafi's Death

Trinidad & Tobago: Outcry over Airing of Child Assault Video

Russia: Prison Officer Who Abused Female Inmates Arrested After a YouTube Leak

Global Voices Russian Partners With

We are pleased to announce partnership of Global Voices in Russian with, one of the most prominent citizen media platforms in Central Asia and about Central Asia, which has...

Nicaragua: Blogger Argues Digital Journalism in the Country is on the Right Track

Haiti, St. Lucia: Trouillot In Running for French Literary Prize

Discovering Paris from a Guinean Perspective

Russia: Hacked Mailbox of Anti-Corruption Blogger Published Online

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