Stories about North Macedonia from July, 2011
Filip Stojanovski of Razvigor reports on disinformation in Macedonian media allegations that American businessman and philantropist, George Soros, would have sponsored the Albanian side during the Kosovo war to exploit new business opportunities.
SlavicaI compares the features of Macedonian protests with those in Egypt and Tunisia, based on shared experiences by participants of the Summer University at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain).
Jovanka Gulicoska informed [mk] on her blog about the upcoming All-Women Hacker Night, scheduled for Wednesday, July 13, in the KIKA Hacklab in Skopje (FB event). According to the official announcement [mk], “all girls interested in Free and Open Source Software, GNU/Linux, but also in technology, computers, hacking (not cracking),...
Razvigor :-) reports that several Macedonian pro-government media outlets have “revived an old Internet hoax about supposed Macedonian roots of global music star Shakira in order to provide more air time for a local politician.”
Arangel informs through a photo gallery that protests against police brutality continued with the concert of Bernays Propaganda during the celebration of the 20th anniversary of radio Channel 103 called “Channel 103 Free Zone” on the riverbank in Skopje on July 5, 2011.
Filip Stojanovski writes about how the ongoing protests against police brutality in Macedonia are viewed from abroad.
People who protest against police brutality in Macedonia issued a call to all domestic [mk] and foreign [en] supporters to send short video clips with their sound-bite opinion by June 4.
A review of the Macedonian online-only commercial media that do not define themselves as pro-opposition confirms the notion that the protests against police brutality are a taboo. A lot of portals carry just a few news items about this topic, mainly spin-loaded reprints from the state news agency MIA. Notable...