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3 May 2011

Stories from 3 May 2011

Russia: Who is Restricting the Russian Internet?

RuNet Echo

Russia's position in American non-profit organisation Freedom House's report "Freedom on the Net 2011" ratings has dropped from the previous findings in 2009. The report analyses freedom of access to...

Ukraine: World Press Freedom Day Sparks Discussions on the State of the Media

On World Press Freedom Day, Tetyana Bohdanova translates from online discussions about the state of the media in Ukraine and the possible reasons behind the shrinking of press freedom in...

India: Bangalore Police Has A Facebook Page

Portugal: Adrift, With a Bailout in the Works

The crisis scenario in Portugal, worsened by the fall of the Government in mid March, and consequently the opening of the doors to the "troika" for an international financial bailout,...

A Blog on Music in Portuguese and Lusophone Artists

Arab World: Questions and Closure Follow Bin Laden's Death

Saudi terror mastermind Osama bin Laden was killed in a United States CIA operation in Abbottage, Pakistan, yesterday. Netizens from around the Arab world have reacted to the news. On...

Taiwan:Osama bin Laden's mansion…and bad “Feng shui”?

Cape Verde: Unheard Stories from Marginalized Youth

Pakistan: Osama’s Death – Different Perspectives

The news of the death of Osama Bin Laden is still creating commotion in world media and especially in social media. Aamir Raz Soomro from Karachi brings to us some...

Zimbabwe: Mixed Reactions to Osama Bin Laden's Death

The news of the death of “the world's most wanted man” was received by Zimbabwean netizens with mixed reactions. Perhaps the reactions were somewhat to be expected as Osama was...

Arab World: “2011 is a Year That Will Be Marked in History”

It may only be May but a lot has happened in the last few months across the Arab world. After news of the operation in which Saudi terror mastermind Osama...

Haiti, U.S.A.: Bin Laden & Blindness

Trinidad & Tobago: Knowledge-Based Region

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Politics, Osama & Obama

Cuba: Information & the Internet

St. Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago: Walcott Wins Bocas Prize

Tunisia: Habib Bourguiba Avenue, Post Revolution

Tunisia: Illegal Tunisian Migrants in France

Tweeting Bin Laden: Have US Journalists Become Citizen Reporters?

When news of Osama bin Laden's death broke on May 2, 2011, journalists in the United States were tweeting and using social media to report what they saw on the...

China: Chinese Netizen Reactions on bin Laden's Death

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