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1 January 2010

Stories from 1 January 2010

Bangladesh: Blogger Exposes Yellow Journalism

Bangladeshi blogger Akashlal Roy exposes yellow journalism of the Daily Jugantor, a Bangla daily which lifted a Facebook photo (added about a month ago) to depict an young girl drinking...

Nepal: Way To Start A New Year

Nepali reports that the first day of the new year in Nepal was marked by a nationwide strike by the Indigenous Nationalities Broad Front (INBF). The blogger questions the necessity...

Pakistan: Suicide Bomber Targets Playground

Alertpak informs that on the first day of new year a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into the wall of a volleyball playground in Lakki Marwat (NWFP) in Pakistan....

India, Pakistan: Media Cooperation For Peace

Sans Serif reports that two media giants – Jang from Pakistan and The Times of India from India – have joined hands in a peace initiative called ‘Aman ki Asha’...

Sri Lanka: Unsolicited SMS Message Of The President

All mobile phone subscribers across all networks in Sri Lanka received an SMS from the President in the morning of the first day of the new year containing a propaganda...

Hong Kong: #0101hk – New Year March for Democracy

Around 30-thousand Hong Kong residents spent the first day of the 2010 new year by marching in the street, demanding democracy and the release of Liu Xiaobo. To show their...

Azerbaijan: Justice for Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli

As its first post for 2010, Flying Carpets and Broken Pipelines remembers the two blogging youth activists sentenced last year to 2 and 2.5 years in prison. Commenting on a...

Video: Year End Traditions and Rituals

Around the world, people celebrate the arrival of the New Year with certain traditions. Today, through video we bring you some of the traditions and rituals people follow to improve...

Russia: Bloggers Cover Opposition Rally

First photographs from a Russian opposition rally in Moscow emerged on the Internet just hours after the event. The pictures are available on the blogs of LJ users  drugoj and...

Measuring “China”

Eln shows the trend of the media appearance of “China” in the past few years.

Top 10 Internet phrases in China In 2009

ESWN translated a local forum CNNB's review of the top 10 Internet phrases in China in 2009.

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