Stories from 20 October 2014
Russians, Rejoice! The Long-Awaited ‘Meduza’ News Portal Has Arrived!
A cross between news aggregation and independent reporting, "Meduza" is the coolest thing to hit online Russian journalism in recent memory.
Hacking Against Ebola
Global Editors Network intends to develop new technologies and social networks for covering and preventing the Ebola epidemic from spreading. Watch the YouTube video below for more information about the project: Follow our in-depth coverage: The Struggle to #StopEbola in West Africa
Chatting with Tony Iribor, Nigeria's Social-Chatter Curator
GV's Nwachukwu Egbunike catches up with Tony Iribor, who curates a new weekly production on Twitter called "Nigeria — the Twitter Round Up."
Barbados Muslims Reject ISIS, but Still Face Anti-Islam Bigotry Online
Many prominent Islamic scholars have condemned ISIS, but that unfortunately hasn't stopped some from conflating the militant group with the religion of Islam, like popular blog Barbados Free Press did.
Trailblazing ‘Soda Pop Anthology’ Showcases Comics by Puerto Rican Women
The anthology, published by Soda Pop Comics, an indie studio of female comics writers, wants to bring greater visibility and acceptance for women creators.
Mexicans Demand President Peña Nieto Resign With Trending Twitter Hashtag
A spate of state violence, including the case of the missing Ayotzinapa students, has prompted Mexicans to demand the resignation of President Enrique Peña Nieto on Twitter under #DemandoTuRenunciaEPN.
False Ebola Alarm Provides Convenient Distraction for Macedonia From Unflattering EU Report
The arrest of 14 judges and an over-dramatized possible case of Ebola took over Macedonian media in October, overshadowing news of a damning EU progress report on the country.
Beyond an Ebola-Free Nigeria
Nigeria should not rest following the declaration by the World Health Organization of being Ebola-free.
Cambodia's Police Are in the Market for Water Cannon Trucks ‘to Be Used Against Demonstrations’
Human rights groups fear the water cannon trucks will be used to suppress the strike of garment workers.
#Fails of the Tunisian Electoral Campaign in One Hilarious Blog
Who would not laugh at "the miserables, a hope for generations" or at a party seeking to "circumcise the security and judicial institutions and the administration"?
One Vibe Africa Launches Africa From the Skies
One Vibe Africa uses music and art to inspire Kenyan youths to appreciate culture and tradition and to develop their own creative potential. Their latest initiative #Africafromtheskies needs your support. Africa From the Skies is an expedition to create empowering films and media, capture culture and facilitate workshops.
Preventing Ebola in Nigeria With Ebola Alert Twitter Feed
Ebola Alert Twitter feed is the creation of evidence-driven group of volunteer professionals working on Ebola prevention interventions. The initiative involves active participation of professionals from different walks of life. Follow our in-depth coverage: The Struggle to #StopEbola in West Africa