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January, 2012

Stories from January, 2012

Spanish-Speaking Twittersphere Fumes Over Announcement

Twitter's announcement that it will restrict certain user content according to the laws of individual countries immediately caused a negative reaction in the Spanish-speaking Twittersphere. Twitter users widely employed the...

Puerto Rico: The Art of Sound

Cuba: Human Rights Double Standard

Russia, Syria: Anti- and Pro-Assad Facebook Comment Attack

Puerto Rico: Waste of Money

Cuba: Upwardly Mobile?

Bermuda: “Constant Circus”

Iran:American Accent for Persian Speakers

Jamaica: Bleached

Iran: Official launch of Cyber Police

Panama: President Receives Draft for New Constitution

Costa Rica: Young Entrepreneurs Present Mobile Game

Mexico: Discussing Nonviolence with Javier Sicilia

Bolivia: Pro-Road March Reaches La Paz

Azerbaijan: #LightYourFire Eurovision Meme

China: A review of the new high-speed rail between Shenzhen and Guangzhou

China: The legacy of Wukan

Brazil: Sex Scandal on Big Brother Provokes Debate on Machismo

The live broadcast of an alleged rape on the TV show with the highest ratings in Brazil on 14th January, with no immediate intervention by TV Globo, led thousands of...

Philippines: Protest Against Removal of Trees by Shopping Mall

The plan of SM City Baguio shopping mall in north Philippines to remove more than 100 trees to make way for a new parking lot and entertainment site has been...

India: A Disastrous Tour Of Australia

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