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· May, 2010

Stories about Media & Journalism from May, 2010

26 May 2010

Egypt: Rima Fakih – What does religion have to do with it?

Rima Fakih, an Arab Muslim immigrant, won the Miss USA Pageant. There are those who considered her award an Arab victory, those who considered her a Muslim disgrace, and others...

Uganda: Freedom of press under attack

Russia: Another Top Blogger Hacked

China: English Language Blogs

25 May 2010

Jamaica: Citizen Media Follows the Standoff

A study in extremes is perhaps how the last 24 hours in the Caribbean region could be adequately described: As Trinidad and Tobago peacefully went to the polls and elected...

22 May 2010

Eritrea: “Eritrean journalist” exposed

Trinidad & Tobago: Right & Wrong

Taiwan: Responses to Thailand's upheaval, if there is any

Taiwan is no stranger in terms of “Red Shirts” and street protests. In September, 2006, the island had its own anti-corruption campaign which also involved about one million red-shirt protesters...

21 May 2010

USA: Hemp History Week, Saving Plant and Planet

In tough economic times, why would anyone ban industrial farming of a highly profitable and useful plant that requires almost no pesticides?

Cuba: Monitoring Arrests

Ever since the February, 2010 death of Orlando Zapato Tamayo, the first Cuban hunger striker to perish in 40 years, the situation in the island appears to have become even...

Haiti: Burning Seeds

Bermuda: More on the Media Bill

Nigeria: Nigerian Blog Awards 2010

19 May 2010

South Africa: 32 teams and 40,000 prostitutes for 2010 FIFA World Cup?

If you are going to South Africa to watch the 2010 FIFA World Cup, you should probably be prepared to meet 40,000 prostitutes from around the world who are expected...

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