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· February, 2009

Stories about Media & Journalism from February, 2009

Russia: Politkovskaya Murder Trial Acquittals

Russia: Cherkizovsky Market in Moscow

Poland: The Problem With “CEE”

Google's April Fools’ Hoax Gets the Best of a Syrian Newspaper

Martinique: On independence and French “paternalism”

As the workers' movement in Martinique and Guadeloupe continues, bloggers in Martinique consider what it might mean for the overseas departments to become independent. le blog de [moi] finds the...

China: Eluding the Cat Investigation, Netizen's Power or Government PR?

In response to the netizens’ talks and comments about the “eluding cat” incident, the Yunnan provincial Publicity Department's Press and Publication Administration decided to form an investigative committee on Feb...

Azerbaijan: News site closed down?

Following a recent ban on foreign broadcasts in the country, the content of a leading news site considered more independent than most in Azerbaijan was replaced on Thursday with a...

Martinique: President Sarkozy

Egypt: Comedy Channels Disgraceful

Africa: Journalists Blogging From Africa

Guadeloupe: Local media under pressure

Guadeloupe: Where is it exactly?

Barbados: Hotel Construction Stopped

Japan: Internet paranoia

Fiji: Bloggers react to police commissioner's ‘crusade’

Bloggers in Fiji are commenting on the police commissioner’s recent outburst recorded by television cameras at a meeting with Indo-Fijian officers warning them with termination if they continue to air...

Georgia-Russia: Information War

Caribbean, USA: Where in the World is Allen Stanford?

It's one thing for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to lay fraud charges against Texas billionaire-cum-Caribbean cricket magnate Allen Stanford - but first, authorities have to find him. As...

Bangladesh: Media vs. Parliament

Aruba: Putting on the Ritz-Carlton?

China: TV News Broadcasting Suicide

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