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7 February 2011

Stories from 7 February 2011

Jordan: Demonstrations and the Older Generations

Egypt: Our Hero, Wael Ghonim

For days, Egyptians have searched far and wide for Google executive Wael Ghonim, who went missing on January 27. Today, he was released from state custody, and spoke about his...

Cuba: Who Does The Law Protect?

Bahamas: In Solidarity with Egyptian Women

Grenada: National Day

Trinidad & Tobago: What Egypt Can Teach Us

Jamaica: Social Media is the Message

Jamaica: Lessons from Marley

Guyana: Going Solar?

Africa: No aid without accountability

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF activates brutal campaign

Russia: Analyst on How Social Networks Change Russian Media Environment

Zimbabwe: Try drinking this water!

Zimbabwe: Meet Zimbabwean blogger and poet, Mcgini Nyoni

Zimbabweans are leaving their mark in the world of blogs and other social media tools. Zimbabwean blogger, poet, playwright and writing instructor, Mcgini Nyoni, is not an exception. Mcgini is...

Guatemala: 19th Anniversary of the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unit (URNG)

Russia: Vkontakte Social Network as a Unique Video Clip Environment

Russia: Review of the Environmental Blogosphere in January 2011

Colombia: British expat loves Bogotá

Egypt: Wael Ghonim Released?

Egyptian cyber activist and Google executive Wael Ghonim has been released today, as Egyptians continue to demand the end of Mubarak regime. Protesters at Tahrir Square have named Ghonim their...

Egypt: The KFC Revolution

Egyptian bloggers have been commenting on the Egyptian regime's use of state-owned television channels and newspapers for their own political purposes. The influence of the media on the people is...

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