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· May, 2006

Stories about Media & Journalism from May, 2006

23 May 2006

Ukraine: Books on Crimean Tatars

Cartoon, Insecurity & Media

According to news Iran's government has suspended a state-controlled newspaper after it published a cartoon that provoked riots among the country's minority Azeri community. The cartoon shows that a cockroach...

Philippines: Naughty Advertising

Indonesia: Jakarta Biennale 2006

22 May 2006

Afghan Whispers: Parliament Talk & Media

According to Yadashtayi az Gharb (Persian) (notes from the West) Mrs. Malai Joya, deputy in Afghan Parliament, talked about Mujahedeens in negative way in front of Mujahedeens deputies and others...

Montenegro: “It Looks Like Europe Has a New Country”

This past Sunday, 55.4 percent of the voters of Montenegro, the smallest of the six former Yugoslav republics (population slightly over 600,000), decided in favor of independence – by a...

Belarus: Off the MSM and Bloggers’ Radars

Malaysia: Sarawak Elections

Barbados: Environment minister angry about leaks

Martinique: Reaction to mtvU's “Darfur is Dying” Game

Brunei: Blog report from the Abode of Peace: Bloggers vs Borneo Bulletin

Aside from accounts of the impending exams, lunch and the random softball-related post? Nothing much really. For the past few years, the blogging scene in this oil-rich country has not...

The Kannada Context: Exclusive Identity and Other Stories

A round up of the Kannada blog world.

21 May 2006

The Movie “Da Vinci Code” in South East Asia

As the movie “Da Vinci Code” starts its run across South East Asia, there have been protests and calls by Christian groups asking the governments to ban the movie. In...

19 May 2006

Blogging, The New Journalism Frontier

Este artículo también está disponible en español. The following article addresses five questions asked by university faculty member and digital journalism advocate, Zinnia Martínez, in her weblog, Periodismo Interactivo. The...

Singapore: Citizen Journalism

Trinidad and Tobago, USA: Trinidadian man caught in child seduction sting

China: Three gorges update

Ethiopia: Blogspot blocked