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Azerbaijan: BBC Azeri & the potential of social media in the South Caucasus

whatwaswritten, Stealing news from Azerbaijan since 2011, translates and summarizes part of what was the last traditional radio broadcast from the Azerbaijani service of the BBC. As a result of cutbacks, BBC Azeri will now only be available online and its final program solicited various opinions on the potential of new and social media in the region from BBC Central Asia and Caucasus Service head Hamid Ismailov, Global Voices Caucasus editor Onnik Krikorian, and previously imprisoned video blogging youth activist Emin Milli.

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