1 January 2012

Stories from 1 January 2012

Macedonia: Nokaut Concert in Blogosphere

  1 January 2012

Vasil Buraliev blogged [mk] about the much-praised concert of the Macedonian rock band Nokaut (Knockout), sharing the good impression of the media reviews about the band (linked to through the post), but also adding candid details about some of their guests on stage.

Philippines: Happy Rizal Day Twitter Trend Draws Criticism

  1 January 2012

#Happy Rizal Day became a trending topic on Twitter last December 30, a holiday commemorating the death anniversary of the Philippines' national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. Many people have criticized the use of “Happy Rizal Day” greeting to commemorate the day of his death.

Global Voices Podcast: Brave New Year 2012

  1 January 2012

In this edition of the podcast we take a look back over the year 2011, consider the similarities and differences between mainstream and new media journalism, learn about an inspiring Rising Voices meeting in Bolivia to support a diverse blogosphere. We also set off on a two-wheeled journey around the Internet!

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