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19 January 2010

Stories from 19 January 2010

Morocco: Blogging About Blogging

Moroccans, as usual, are blogging, only this time it's about…blogging! This year, two awards are being offered in the blogosphere: the third annual Maroc Blog Awards and the brand new...

Morocco: Tips for Women Travelers

Morocco: A Case for the Moroccan Sahara

Morocco: Moroccan Blog Mashup

Announcing the Technology for Transparency Network

Rising Voices, the outreach and citizen media training initiative of Global Voices Online, has launched a new interactive website and global network of researchers to map online technology projects that...

Bangla blogs: Grieving for Haiti and Lessons Learned

As Haiti struggles in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that has brought in its wake unimaginable loss to life, property and infrastructure, Bangla bloggers have joined the rest of...

Russia: Story About Paid Bloggers Appears On TV

Haiti: “Our hope has not died”

Bahamas, Haiti: Here to Help

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Emergency SMS

Barbados, Haiti: In for the Long-Term?

Barbados, U.S.A., Haiti: Business as Usual?

Ethiopia: Cultures collide in Ethiopian blogosphere

What happens when cultures collide? One of the best places to find out is the Ethiopian blogosphere, with its writers spread across the Ethiopian Diaspora, from China, through Europe to...

Costa Rica: Blogger Awarded National Culture Award for Journalism

For the first time in Costa Rica's National Culture Awards, digital media was honored when Cristian Cambronero was honored for his journalistic work on his blog Fusil de Chispas.

D. R. of Congo: The hazards of neglect

Congoblog is a marvel. Every post deserves a mention, but here are some of the more arresting posts to have appeared so far in January 2010.

Georgia: Plans for the largest airport in the Caucasus

Armenia: Opposition editor jailed

Turkey: Third anniversary of Hrant Dink assassination

Three years ago today, Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was gunned down outside the office of the Argos newspaper he edited in Istanbul, Turkey. Often ignored, loathed or detested when he...

Qatar: Did Doha finally get a Wal Mart?

Breaking news out of Qatar - Doha finally gets a Wal Mart! Hopes soared and then crashed in Doha on Monday as news that a Walmart has opened here spread...

India: Plastic Bag Ban Not Effective

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