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· September, 2010

Stories about North America from September, 2010

Jordanian Bloggers Promote Dialogue With U.S.

Jordanian bloggers advocate for dialogue and moderation rather than extremism in responding to U.S. misconceptions toward Muslims.

China and the U.S.A: Yuan's value and stock market's move

Azerbaijan: Obama calls for bloggers’ release

Egypt: The US, Sharia Courts and Hysteria

Ecuador: Former Football Referee Caught Smuggling Heroin to United States

Ecuadorians are devastated and surprised by news about one of their citizens: this past week, football referee Byron Moreno Ruales was caught trying to smuggle 6 kilos of heroin strapped...

Russia: Lost and Found in Translation

D.R. of Congo: Okapi Radio, Winner of “Free Media Pioneer” Awards

The International Press Insitute (IPI) has granted Okapi Radio, the UN Radio in D.R. of Congo, with a "Free Media Pioneer" Award. The radio has been broadcasting since February 2002...

Japan: Relics of a US Army-Air Force base

Humorous Web Reactions to Thursday's Facebook Outage

Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 500 million users. The website was offline for a few hours on September 23, 2010. Several jokes about the Facebook outage...

Ethiopia/USA: Protesters and supporters welcome Meles Zenawi

Italy: Social Media Week in Milan and Worldwide

Social Media Week is an eclectic, multi-city event (Sept 20-24) aimed at connecting people, content, and conversations about emerging trends in social and mobile media.

Global Voices Bloggers at UN Millennium Development Goals Summit

Four Global Voices bloggers are currently attending the United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development Goals in New York City (September 20-22). In their personal blogs and on Twitter, they...

Bahrain: Doctored Translations

USA and Ghana: The most powerful black men on twitter

USA: “Science Blogging” Goes Global, Gains Respect

A global online community of scientists have recently emerged as an influential and important contributor to worldwide journalism about science. They have grown more sophisticated in their communications, now catching...

South Asia: Bloggers on ‘Burn a Qur'an Day’

In the past week pastor Terry Jones caused much controversy in the US and across the world with his planned burn a Koran day event to mark the anniversary of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Love vs. Hate

Getting to Know the Global Voices Latin America Team

The Global Voices Latin America team of volunteer authors has grown over the past three years. During this transition and the presentation of a new Regional Editor, Silvia Viñas, let's...

MENA: Voicing Support for Arrested Bahraini Blogger Ali Abdulemam

Outrage over the arrest of Bahraini human rights activist and blogger Ali Abdulemam has sparked an outpouring of support from around the world.

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