5 September 2009

Stories from 5 September 2009

Hungary: Gay Pride

  5 September 2009

Hungarian Spectrum writes about homophobia and this year's gay pride parade in Budapest: “It is interesting that while in the past the marches went off without a hitch the situation drastically changed in 2007 and 2008. I assume that this sudden turn in public behavior is not caused by some...

Russia: Blogger vs Journalist

  5 September 2009

Foreign Policy's Net.Effect writes about the coverage of the accident at Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric dam in the Russian mainstream and new media, and the use of blogging by the “authoritarian regimes.”

Pakistan: Death On Reality Show

  5 September 2009

The death of a Pakistani reality show participant has been subject to hot debate in the Pakistani Blogosphere. Bloggers question the creditability of these kinds of entertainment shows, which lack security measures, and the liability of the corporate giants who commission them.

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