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· February, 2011

Stories about Macedonia from February, 2011

Macedonia: Online Advertising in 2010

Natalija Trajchevska presented a review of online advertising market in Macedonia [MKD] during 2010 on the e-Marketing blog. Most of the money went to entertainment content providers.

Macedonia: Ruined Monuments

Partikopolis‘ photos document vandalism against monuments [MKD] in Strumica: “…if this was a multi-ethnic community, then the ‘others’ would be blamed. Since it is not – nobody cares…”

Macedonia: Musings on the Early Elections

The Macedonian public is furiously discussing the justification and timing of the upcoming early elections.

Egypt, Serbia: Protesters Trained by ‘Otpor!’

In an interview [MKD] for Vest daily, Ofelija Gadzevska-Sadek, a Macedonian living in Egypt, said that two leaders of the April 6 movement said on local TV that they'd been...

Macedonia: Reactions to Government’s Anti-Abortion Campaign

The Macedonian government’s campaign for “explaining the consequences of abortion,” re-started during the winter holidays, incited reactions by bloggers and civil society organizations, which mainly interpret it as an attempt...

Macedonia: Global Voices Featured on a TV Show

GV author Filip Stojanovski was interviewed [MKD] for the TV show Nie (“We”) on the topic of “Kale, Internet, political parties, Facebook!? Whose fault is it?”, where he spoke about...

Macedonia: Early Elections Imminent, Date Uncertain

Filip Stojanovski reports on the decision to hold early elections in Macedonia, and on the bloggers' reactions to it.

Macedonia: Reactions to Kale Incident and Hate Speech

After Sunday's mass fighting between ethnic Macedonian and ethnic Albanian groups on Skopje Fortress - Kale, social media frequented by inhabitants of Macedonia buzzed with hate speech and reactions to...

Macedonia: Violent Inter-Ethnic Incident on Skopje Fortress

Two large groups clashed around the old Skopje Fortress around noon on Sunday. The police failed to effectively separate an ethnic Macedonian and an ethnic Albanian mobs, which came to...

The Balkans: Turbo-folk and Rock Mashups

Mashup clips by YouTube user apostolski, which combine video footage of Coldplay, U2 and Queen with Serbian turbo-folk songs are poised to become the next big viral hit among Balkan...

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