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· July, 2008

Stories about Video from July, 2008

Tube Adventure: A Bilingual Quest Game on YouTube

The popular Spanish YouTube channel Pinofas has created a novel project: it's an hero adventure quest live-action game that takes advantage of the new tagging, linking and commenting capabilities that...

Turkey is Typing….Bomb Blasts in Istanbul

While the city of Istanbul enjoyed itself with a Metallica concert, the party died down with the news of a bombing in the Istanbul neighborhood of Güngören, leaving at least...

China: Earthquake Survivors

One man bandwidth posts some Sichuan earthquake survivors’ stories collected by volunteer teachers.

Ukraine: Flooding

Ukrainiana reviews media reports on the flooding in Western Ukraine, which has killed at least 22 people, including six children.

Trinidad & Tobago: Backhoe Backup

Blogging from Trinidad & Tobago, This Beach Called Life admits to a fascination with backhoes…

Philippines: Monthly salary of politicians

A Filipino politician reveals his monthly salary to belie popular perception that politicians are earning big.

Japan: Tokyo Street Performance

Edward from Japundit posts two youtube clips on Tokyo street performance by Koharu and friend.

Costa Rica: Concerts, riots and concerns.

Journalist Cristian Cambronero from popular Costa Rican blog Fusil de Chispas posts a recount of Sunday's Concert where youth rioted and destroyed the campus of the Universidad Latina in the...

Afghanistan: Violence in the Hazarajat, Protests in Kabul

Afghanistan is one of those countries where minority issues drive nearly everything. They form the basis for why President Hamid Karzai is “the best game in town,” but also why...

AIDS: XVII International Conference call for videos

The XVII International AIDS Conference will take place in Mexico City between August 3rd and the 8th, and Witness' THE HUB has a series of videos uploaded by community members...

Lebanon: Clashes in the North

Blacksmiths of Lebanon posted a video (about 2 minutes) showing live clips of the clashes currently taking place in North Lebanon as shown on a local TV station.

Serbia: Anglophone Bloggers Continue Discussion of Karadžić's Arrest

From one of the world’s most wanted fugitives, Radovan Karadžić - aka Dr. Dragan David Dabić - has turned into one of the world's most talked about detainees. Below are...

USA: Longest Walk 2 for Native Americans rights

An 8,000-Mile Walk for Native American Rights, Environmental Protection, and to Stop Global Warming reached its destination in Washington, DC. A successful example of community-building and citizen media usage -...

Jamaica, Haiti: Political Analysis

In examining the state of Jamaican politics, My View of JamDown from Up So notices some similarities to Haiti.

Cuba: Cyber-Citizens?

“Never having become citizens in the real world, it is hard for us to behave as citizens on the web”: Yoani Sanchez at Generation Y shares her thoughts about the...

Hong Kong: Election Video

Ip Iam Chong from inmediahk.net criticizes the video produced by the democratic party for the coming Legislative council election.

Jamaica: Glass Casket

Francis Wade has the strange experience of driving behind a hearse that was transporting “the dearly departed” in a glass casket: “Perhaps this is something that every Jamaican who lives...

China: Tianjin People's View on Olympics

Joel posts a video on Tianjin’s LaoBaiXing's view (common people) on the significance of Olympics.

Colombia: Freedom March Around the World

After the rescue of 15 high profile hostages held in the FARC's power on July 2nd 2008, the same group that organized the last global march on February 4th against...

Israel: Why did Israel Approve the Hezbollah Deal?

A day after the controversial deal with Hezbollah, many Israelis are still puzzled and disappointed. Puzzled over why their government accepted the terms of this deal, knowing that the kidnapped...

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