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30 August 2010

Stories from 30 August 2010

Armenia-Azerbaijan: More dialogue through film

With national television in Armenia and Azerbaijan controlled by the authorities or government-linked individuals, there is little opportunity for independent reporting. Now more objective and human interest stories can be...

Nicaragua: The Result of the 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media

The 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media took place on August 12 and 13 in Managua, Nicaragua. Here we summarize the even't results through images, podcasts, videos and blogs.

Caribbean: “Earl” Watch

It's that time again: Hurricane season. Regional bloggers, having been affected by brutal storms in the past, are keeping a watchful eye on Hurricane Earl, which has now been classified...

Mexico: Fleeing Monterrey

Western Europe: A journey through tech for transparency projects

Technology for Transparency Network

Sylwia Presley takes us on a tour of technology for transparency projects in Western Europe.

Ghana: Photos of Ghanaians threatened with relocation

Ghana: Former President Connects With People On Facebook

It has been almost a year and half since John Kufuor respectfully handed over power to Ghanaian President Atta Mills. Despite leaving office, Kufuor still sees the need to communicate...

Zambia: Abuse of copyright rules online

Cuba: Naming Names

Trinidad & Tobago: Music Royalties

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Welectricity

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Ramadan Cake Recipe

Latin America: Blogging at Los Superdemokraticos

Cuba: Interrogation

China: Blogger Fang Zhouzi was attacked

China: Tibetan blogosphere

Australia Still Waiting for a New Government

A week after its election, Australia is waiting for a new government. Neither side won a majority of the 150 House of Representative seats. Bloggers have been busy speculating not...

South Korea: Government Plan To Increase Cigarette Price Meets Public Backlash

South Korea’s health department announced on tripling the price of cigarettes to curb the nation’s high smoking rate, prompting a new round of cigarette price disputes online. Many Koreans agree...

Africa: Maker Faire Africa 2010: First Day

Kenya: My Take on Ngugi Wa Thiong'o's Autobiography