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20 November 2011

Stories from 20 November 2011

Ukraine: Starbucks, Social Media Marketing, and “Language Issue”

Tetyana Bohdanova writes about social media marketing and the "language issue" in Ukraine - and a recent scandal caused by what turned out to be a fake Facebook page of...

Ukraine: Netizens Appeal to Lithuanian President to Postpone Her Visit

Pakistan: The Second Blog Awards

Ukraine: Tymoshenko Called “Unindicted Co-Conspirator” in Lazarenko Case

Nepal: First LGBT Movie

Sri Lanka, India: Biography of LTTE Leader Prabhakaran

D. R. Congo: The Stolen Future of the Pygmy People

Japan: Clouds over Tokyo

China: United States Begins ‘Pacific Century’, Online Nationalism Follows

As the US quickly asserts its position in the Asia-Pacific region, nationalist sentiment has leapt at similar speed from somewhat marginalized online communities to the top of China's largest blog...

Côte d'Ivoire: Pregnancy and Lifestyle

Liberia: Giving Free Press a Second Chance

The judgment in the controversial media closure case in Liberia gave justice a rare opportunity to prevail. On November 7 the Liberian government shut down three media houses for allegedly...

Kazakhstan: 2,2 percent of population have Facebook accounts

Russia: Nationalist slogans get spread

Tunisia: Execution of a Tunisian in Iraq Divides Netizens

The execution of Yosri Trigui, a Tunisian convicted of terrorism, in Iraq has divided Tunisian netizens. A terrorist who deserves what he obtained, or a young victim of manipulation, and...

Interview with Izumi Mihashi from GV Lingua Japanese

Izumi Mihasi is leading recruitment and team building at Global Voices Lingua Japanese. Here are her thoughts on its next steps, and on the Internet landscape in Japan.

Japan: Top 60 buzzwords this year

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