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7 March 2007

Stories from 7 March 2007

China: water issues

Hong Kong: migrant worker

China: livejournal dead

Georgia: The Best of YouTube

Afghanistan: Cut Off

Kazakhstan: Myths about Foreigners

Kyrgyzstan: Self Immolation

Afghanistan: Ethnic Separatism

Ecuador: Human Smuggling

Brazil, Kenya: World Social Forum

Argentina: Buenos Aires Blog Roundup

Bolivia: Constituent Assembly Debates

Francophone Bloggers on Oscars and Césars

Hostess Valérie Lemercier performs a Guadeloupean zouk hit from the 80's at the Césars awards. Blogger reactions to the recent film award ceremonies in France and America are quite varied....

Ecuador, Chile: Kitsch Goes for Cash on YouTube

Is there any method to the madness of who becomes a celebrity on YouTube? Should there be? Should the Hollywood stars of the global, digital era consist of an overweight...

March of the censors: France, Turkey and China clamp down on freedom of speech

Two weeks ago, the French blog AgoraVox, one of the leading European citizen media blogs, warned against what it termed the gradual “berlusconisation” of the French media and the threat...

El Salvador: Rufina Amaya Passes Away

Soviet History: “Child Ambassadors”

Russia: Student Sentenced for Anti-Semitism

Estonia: Post-Election Picture

Ghana: Ghana turns 50

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