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· June, 2010

Stories about Media & Journalism from June, 2010

24 June 2010

Bhutan: Private TV Channel for Bhutan

Nepal: Copy Paste News

Martinique, Guadeloupe: French Football Flop now Racial Controversy?

The French national football team has been through some rough times prior to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, but the past three days have stirred up old issues around "Les...

Cuba: For the Bloggers

Jamaica: Lighter Side

23 June 2010

Nepal: India Stops Newsprint Consignment

Taiwan: “When the Excavators Came to the Rice Fields”

Now occupying only 1.8% of total GDP in Taiwan, no one can deny that local agriculture has lost its once highly-respected status and is almost dying under many political decisions...

Jamaica: ‘Dudus’ In Custody

News broke late yesterday that Jamaica's most wanted man, Christopher 'Dudus' Coke - whose pending extradition to the United States threw the island nation into a state of emergency thanks...

Cape Verde / Equatorial Guinea: Journalists Kept Away from Official Visit

Cuba: Ferrer Released

Brazil: “CALA BOCA TADEU SCHMIDT”, Phenomenon Continued

After the huge success of "CALA BOCA GALVAO", a similar phenomenon arose in the Brazilian social media, this time involving Brazil's main television network, Rede Globo, one of its reporters,...

South Korea: World Cup and Monopolistic Gambling

A biggest gamble in South Korean broadcasting history was made by SBS who purchased the exclusive World Cup transmission rights, a move greeted by people's angry response.

21 June 2010

Bahamas: At a Loss

Eritrea: Eritrean journalists in diaspora

Jamaica: Social Media Benefits

Egypt: Looking Inside Mr Egypt

Twenty-six-year-old Tarek Mohammed Nagiub Abdel Gawad has been named Mr Egypt 2010. Bloggers react to the title and his participation in Mister World 2010, held in South Korea.