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17 May 2010

Stories from 17 May 2010

Chile: The Rebirth After the Earthquake Tragedy

The 2010 Global Voices Citizen Media Summit sought to engage Chilean bloggers through a blogging competition organized in collaboration with the organization OCD Iberoamérica. Here is the winning post written...

Ecuador: Science and Technology Fair in Catacocha

The 5th Science and Technology Fair recently took place in Catacocha in the Ecuadorian province of Loja, writes Voces Lojanas [es].

Bulgaria: AC/DC Sofia Concert Videos

Some 60,000 fans attended AC/DC's concert in Sofia, Bulgaria, on May 14, and Ipolitan (BUL) has posted 23 videos from the event.

Hungary: “UEFA Threatens to Bring Euro 2012 Matches to Hungary”

Pestiside.hu reports that UEFA “has threatened to take away the four [Euro 2012] sites from Ukraine, and move two to Poland and two to Germany or yes, Hungary.”

Technology for Transparency Review, Part III

New tools like Many Eyes and Ushahidi allow regular citizens to take part in election and budget monitoring. But our review of such initiatives so far reveal that much is...

Russia: The Andrei Kolesnikov Mystery

Poemless discovers that the English-language Wikipedia article on Russian journalist Andrey Kolesnikov is misleading, and that there are actually two Russian journalists named Andrey/Andrei Kolesnikov, and both “cover high profile...

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