· April, 2005

Stories from Quick Reads from April, 2005

Friday World Blog Roundup

  29 April 2005

Spreading the blog gospel (blogspel?): Hossein Derakhshan (aka Hoder) posts his recent presentation on How Weblogs are affecting Iran. He also outlines his upcoming talk on how to make a blogosphere. Mideast: The Lebanese Blogger Forum points out that Lebanese expatriates outnumber Lebanese in Lebanon, and is supporting a campaign...

Thursday World Blog Roundup

  28 April 2005

Blog activism: In the wake of recent earthquakes and tsunamis, Brandmalaysia's Mack Zufikli has launched a blog-driven campaign to get the Malaysian government to include the needs of the disabled in their evacuation plans. Mideast: Mahmood at Mahmood's Den is defying the new Bahraini government regulations requiring that all websites...

Wednesday World Blog Roundup

  27 April 2005

Photo of the day. Sabbah reports that Qatar will replace child camel-jockeys with robots. We are hoping to make the world blog roundups a regular (and eventually daily) feature of Global Voices. This is still in the experimental stages. We're playing around with format and approach. It will improve as...

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