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· May, 2005

Stories about Weblog from May, 2005

30 May 2005

Kenyan Blogs Roundup

This is long overdue. - Scentiments on something that many Kenyan bloggers based in the diaspora can relate to – missing Kenya. - Kenyan politicians inspire a WTF moment. -...

27 May 2005

Glutter: Awaiting A Democratic Hong Kong

For the next few weeks, we’ll be offering profiles of bloggers nominated for the Reporters Sans Frontières weblog awards. This profile is part of the series. Please visit the RSF...

25 May 2005

Juan Varela: Covering Journalism 3.0 in Spain

For the next few weeks, we’ll be offering profiles of bloggers nominated for the Reporters Sans Frontières weblog awards. This profile is part of the series. Please visit the RSF...

24 May 2005

Frederick Noronha on Blogger Certification in India

Indian Journalist Frederick Noronha has shared an article with us about speculation that the Indian government might start accrediting bloggers. Thanks, Frederick! BLOGGERS, GET GOING — OR GETTING INCORPORATED —...

22 May 2005

The World Reacts to Star Wars

I'm tracking posts about Star Wars written by bloggers around the world at the starwars+globalvoices del.icio.us tag.  If you find more Star Wars related posts from international blogs, please contribute...

20 May 2005

Blogger Profile – Jeff Ooi

Thinking Allowed, Thinking Aloud. Meeting Jeff Ooi is very much different than reading his blog. You would not expect this quiet, dimunitive person to blog with such ferocity, that he...

19 May 2005

Second draft of Anonymous Blogging Guide

I posted, some weeks back, the first draft of a technical guide to anonymous blogging. I've gotten great feedback from folks all over the world and have just posted a...

Help us decide who to interview!

We've recently solved a couple of long-standing technical problems and we should be able to start doing “Skypecasts” – podcasts of interviews conducted over Skype – in the next couple...

18 May 2005

OJR article about Bahraini Blogs

Bahrain's bloggers are helping to bring international media attention to their country. Last week there was a long Wall Street Journal article. Now Mark Glaser of the Online Journalism Review...

16 May 2005

Serdal: Arabic Pioneer Blogger from UAE

For the next few weeks, we'll be offering profiles of bloggers nominated for the Reporters Sans Frontières weblog awards. This profile is part of the series. Please visit the RSF...

15 May 2005

Al Jinane: Championing free speech in Morocco

Tarik Essaadi is the blogger behind Al Jinane. His motto: "Bloguer pour comprendre la complexité du monde,"Blogging to understand the complexity of the world"...

Global Voices on Radio Open Source

Radio Open Source, a new public radio show hosted from Cambridge, Massachusetts by Chris Lydon, devoted its second pilot show on Friday entirely to Global Voices. The show featured conversations...

13 May 2005

Uzbekistan breaking news

Thanks to Registan.net for pointing out that the “Scraps of Moscow” blog is translating news and analysis from the Russian press on the Uzbekistan protest and crackdown story… in which...

10 May 2005

Flags as graphs of social issues

Icaro Doria, a 25-year old Brazilian reporter for Lisbon-based Grande Reportagem magazine, has produced a beautiful set of eight images, part of a series called “Meet the World”. The images...

9 May 2005

Voices From Kiswahili Blogosphere

There are fifteen active and two inactive Kiswahili bloggers. Sixteen bloggers are Tanzanians and one is Kenyan. Several new Kiswahili bloggers are currently working on their blogs but not yet...

7 May 2005

Brainstorming for a more global conversation

I thought this morning's Global Voices session went pretty well. Most of the people in the room were, of course, American. I started by talking about how – according to...

Blog for Human Rights!

Human Rights Watch is encouraging bloggers to use their RSS feeds and blog for human rights. HRW would like to help bloggers get the information they need to blog more...

5 May 2005

South East Asian Blog Roundup

Singapore Steven McDermott of Singabloodypore highlights a gathering for Shanmugam Murugesu, a Singaporean whose appeal for clemency from capital punishment has been rejected by Singaporean President. The blog entry has...

4 May 2005

Kenyan blogs roundup

Lucy Kibaki, Kenya's First Lady, has been dominating the Kenyan blogosphere and Kenyan online community over the last few days, particularly after the slap that was heard around the world....

Jurgen and Agbessi on the situation in Togo

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