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· September, 2009

Stories about Media & Journalism from September, 2009

23 September 2009

Russia: Valery Shchekoldin Asylum Photos

Harvard Forum: Are we satisfied with what we've got?

The Future of ICT for Development

The live-blogging continues, as Michael Spence helps identify questions that are top research priorities for the ICT for development field with input from Yochai Benkler, Rohan Samarajiva, Hernan Galperin, Alison...

Ukraine: Media on Ukraine-Russia Relations

Ukraine, Russia: “Operation Barbierossa”

Update from the Harvard Forum on ICT4D

The Future of ICT for Development

Ethan Zuckerman and Jen Brea from Global Voices are live-blogging a conversation today and tomorrow at Harvard on the future of information and communication technology and development (ICT4D) hosted by...

21 September 2009

Seychelles: New lease of life for Seychelles Media Association

Cameroon: Dibussi Tande at the forefront of African blogging

Barbados: journalist's “confession”

USA: Eid Postage Stamp Provokes Hate in Tennessee

A chain e-mail that falsely claims President Obama has issued a new postage stamp commemorating the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr has even reached a Tennessee mayor who forwarded it to...

Bangladesh: To Save The Rivers Of Dhaka

20 September 2009

Kazakhstan: Propaganda Allergies

As megakhuimyak described it, last week in Kazakhstan “the senility grew ever stronger.” The country is astir over the president’s former son-in-law, Rakhat Aliev, now émigré enemy of the state...

Uganda: Family statement of the abduction of journalist

14 September 2009

Morocco: A Dangerous Flu

At least five Moroccan independent journalists will appear before a judge later this month in Rabat, after having published articles challenging the official announcement about King Mohammed VI's health. It...

Fiji: Bloggers debate Amnesty International findings

Bloggers in Fiji and around the Pacific are debating a recent Amnesty International report chronicling the island nation’s human rights record since the country’s president abrogated the constitution April 10

13 September 2009

Hong Kong: TVB's beaten journalists and brave new voice

The strong condemnation delivered by Cantonese-language channel TVB Jade of the way its journalists were treated in Xinjiang spurred certain criticism and ridicule online, and the antagonistic stance taken towards...