· May, 2014

Stories about Media & Journalism from May, 2014

AFKInsider Blogging Contest

  20 May 2014

AFKInsider is hosting a blogging competition where the best blogger every month will be asked to write a paid weekly story for AFKInsider the next month: AFKInsider bloggers contest seeks to discover creative African Business bloggers who write and are interested in technology, agriculture, entrepreneurship, real estate, entertainment, politics, mining...

Analyzing Media in El Salvador

  20 May 2014

Salvadorean blog Colectivo de análisis de la realidad compiles and comments on its Media analysis on May 12, 2014 [es] the main news on printed and digital media that date in El Salvador. The blog carries out this analysis almost on a daily basis. The post reviewed here was part...

News Coverage with Drones in El Salvador

  19 May 2014

In a piece published on Global Post, Jaime Stark notes how in many Latin American countries it's very frequent to use unmanned aerialvehicle, known as drones, for news coverage. In United States, however, using drone for news and other commercial ends is banned. He writes: [In Holy Week in El...

GV Face: Freeing Ethiopia's Zone 9 Bloggers

GV Face  16 May 2014

Nine bloggers and journalists -- four of them Global Voices members -- are currently being detained in Ethiopia because of their work. Learn how you can support the #FreeZone9Bloggers campaign!

Japan's Yu Terasawa Named ‘Information Hero’ by Reporters Without Borders

  14 May 2014

Reporters Without Borders, a France-based non-governmental organization that defends freedom of information and freedom of the press, has for the first time created a list of 100 Information Heroes. From Japan, Yu Terasawa was among them. He is an investigative journalist and has written books exposing police corruption.  Reporters Without Borders...

Remixing Videos on Communication Tapping

  13 May 2014

[All links direct to pages in Spanish.] Henry El Sucio reflects about telecommunications tapping, or chuzadas as they are known in Colombia, as a result of the tappings from months ago to negotiadors in the so called Peace Process between the government and the Colombian guerrilla. Furthermore, Henry comments about...