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· October, 2009

Stories about Media & Journalism from October, 2009

23 October 2009

Haiti: No Justice?

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Dealing With H1N1

Brazil: Between democracy and doubt

The country awaits its first National Conference of Communication that will signal a very first step in democratising Brazil’s communications system.

Russia: Soviet Legacy and Street Names

A few weeks ago, it seemed as if every single Russian blogger took the time to write something about the re-naming of Anti-Soviet Shish Kebab Restaurant in Moscow, a dissident...

21 October 2009

Russia: Stalin's Grandson vs Novaya Gazeta

Trinidad & Tobago: Truth or Dare

Russia: Polina Zherebtsova's 1999 Chechen Diary

Guinea: In the aftermath of a massacre

Amid widespread international condemnation of Guinea's military regime, the United Nations announced Friday it would launch a formal investigation into the September 28th massacre of opposition protestors in Conakry. Meanwhile,...

China: The Power of Symbolic Appropriation in Chinese Cyberspace

20 October 2009

Saudi Arabia: Where Plagiarism is a Crime

Saudi bloggers are rallying to the support of a fellow blogger who claims that a newspaper had lifted photographs and copy from his blog without permission.

Cuba: Press Freedom Ranking

Bangladesh: Difficult Time For Journalists

ICT4D: When mobile phones link with computers

The Future of ICT for Development

In the second of three posts, we ask: How are new technologies changing the field of ICT4D? Will linking computers to portable phones benefit human development in the developing world?

China: From heroic to ignorant masses, and then…

The Chinese communist ideology has been eroding rapidly in the past two decades due to economic development. Traces of its revolutionary belief can still be found in political propaganda pieces...

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