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· August, 2006

Stories about Media & Journalism from August, 2006

28 August 2006

Hungary: Bridge-Naming Vote

Hungary: Budapest Problems

Hong Kong: Chinese wikimedia conference

Last weekend (August 26-27), the Chinese wikimedia conference was held in Hong Kong. The two-day conference included a keynote address by Mr Jimmy Wales, founder and chairman of the Board...

26 August 2006

Iran: Nuclear Crisis, Broken Satellite Dishes & Jailed Students

According to the media, Iran has delivered its formal response to the demand by world powers that it suspend uranium enrichment in exchange for a package of incentives. World media...

Iran: Firing journalists

25 August 2006

Mongolia: Eagle TV & the Dalai Lama

Russian-Language Blogs: Miscellanea (2)

Victoria Shcherbina (LJ user saint-autere) reacts to the news of the August 22 TU-154 crash in eastern Ukraine, which killed all 170 people on board, by writing (RUS) about the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Parliament TV

Cambodia: A Cambodian Geek in Malaysia

24 August 2006

Romania: Facing Same Bigotry as the Poles?

Belarus: Lukashenko's Hand Reading

Brunei Times's take on blogging in Brunei

- The Brunei Times (22nd August, 2006) Some very lucky bloggers got a mention in the new English newspaper, The Brunei Times, in an article written by Amirul Azuan. The...

China: Censors vs. video, culture, innovation, humor, pretty much the entire Chinese blogsphere

Late last month a seemingly important stage was reached in the maturation process of China's blogsphere with the launch of Bullog.cn, a new website bringing together—a substantial and pertinent alternative...

China: repression of local cultures

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