Stories about North Macedonia from September, 2008
Macedonia: Fighting Corruption with Online Video
Razvigor ;-) links to two bloggers, Komunikacii [MKD] and Panta Rei [MKD], who published several video clips used by citizens to document abuse of power in one of the municipalities of Skopje.
Ukraine, EU: A Closer Relationship?
The EU's plan to finalize an Association Agreement with Ukraine in 2009 was made public at the EU-Ukraine Summit in Paris on Sept. 9. The media and bloggers greeted it with mixed reactions. “EU offers reassurance to Ukraine,” read a BBC headline. “EU offers no promises to hopeful Ukraine,” wrote...
Macedonia: Computer games have positive effect
Panta Rei writes [MKD] about a survey conducted by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, which shows that the gaming experience can have positive social, political and ethical effect. The post offers a counterargument to those who favor discrimination against gamers in the Macedonian media.
Macedonia, Romania: Computer Literacy; Creative Commons
Information Policy writes about Macedonian government's “Computer for Every Child” initiative and the launch of the localized Creative Commons licenses in Romania.
The Balkans: Food
Dr. Filomena posts pictures and writes about the wonderful culinary dimension of travel to Slovenia's “southern cousins” in “the ex Yugoslav republics and autonomous provinces.”
Bulgaria, Macedonia: Rapprochement Through Literature
Yavor Mihaylov reports on how Bulgarian and Macedonian bloggers, through literature, have contributed more to the improvement of the Bulgarian-Macedonian relations than the Bulgarian and Macedonian governments from the recent years.
Macedonia: Name Dispute and Google Weather
Say: Macedonia posts a protest letter sent to Google by one of the blog's readers regarding the “improper naming” of the country that comes up when one does a “weather Skopje” search on Google.ca.