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· November, 2011

Stories about Media & Journalism from November, 2011

22 November 2011

Russia: Digital Oppression Hits Web Forums as Election Approaches

RuNet Echo

As the Russian parliamentary election comes closer, dispersed attacks on regional discussion boards have turned into a massive wave of digital oppression. Alexey Sidorenko reports on several cases.

Mexico: Looking Beyond the Violent Portrait of Ciudad Juárez

Russia: PM Putin Gets Booed – “End of an Era” or “Wishful Thinking”?

RuNet Echo

When Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stepped out to congratulate Mixed Martial Arts champion Fedor Emelianenko on November 20, he was visibly taken aback when he received a less than warm...

21 November 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Flood!

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Emergency Experience

Singapore GovCamp 2011

Themed “Connecting People, Data and Ideas”, the second GovCamp of the year in Singapore was held on November 18. Using the hashtag #govcampsg, here are reactions of the conference participants.

20 November 2011

Liberia: Giving Free Press a Second Chance

The judgment in the controversial media closure case in Liberia gave justice a rare opportunity to prevail. On November 7 the Liberian government shut down three media houses for allegedly...

18 November 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: A Father's Rights

Barbados, St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Domestic Violence

Sao Tome and Principe: Community Radio Takes Advantage of Social Media

Yemen: Reuters Yields to the Power of Twitter!

Yemeni netizens scored big time when their Twitter campaign 'Shame on Reuters' pressured the international news organisation to stop its stringer Muhammad Sudam, who has also been the Yemeni President's...

Ukraine: Photoshopped Chuck Norris and the Ukrainian Language Day

16 November 2011

Russia: Hidden Camera Reveals Illegal Electioneering in School

RuNet Echo

A scandal caused by a hidden camera recording at a school in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, has highlighted a serious problem in Russian schools: teachers campaigning for the ruling United Russia party.

Cuba: The Church, The Government & The Dissidents

Trinidad & Tobago: Bull S**t Artists

Trinidad & Tobago: Fight at Project Launch

15 November 2011

Macedonia: Anglophone Online News Sources

Algeria: A News Site's Founder on the State of Citizen Media

Thalia Rahme interviews Fayçal Anseur, founder of Algerian news site Algérie-Focus about the site's goals and the state of citizen media in Algeria.

Trinidad & Tobago: You're No Batman

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