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9 March 2015

Stories from 9 March 2015

Mapping Geolocated Tweets About Putin and Poroshenko

RuNet Echo

North America, Western Europe, and parts of Eastern Europe have the largest share of geolocated content in our dataset of tweets about the presidents of Russia and Ukraine.

Diary of Journalist Pedro Canché Herrera, ‘Prisoner of Conscience’ in Mexico

Advox

Pedro Canché Herrera is awaiting sentencing on sabotage charges, after recording video and interviewing protesters. He describes his experience and thoughts on free expression on social media.

Can Mock Hunts Save Lions in Kenya and Tanzania?

Maasai warriors and biologists are teaming up in Kenya and Tanzania to defuse human-lion conflict in Kenya.

Need a Creative Commons-Licensed Image? Germany's Saxon State and University Library Has a Million

The library in Dresden has given CC BY-SA 4.0 licences to parts of its collection, meaning images can be used for commercial purposes, as long as the source is cited.

When You Don't Want to Listen to Netanyahu, You Write a Computer Script to Do It for You

The Bridge

Tarek Amr analyzes the words that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used most often in his speech to America's Congress. Top word? "The". Second place? "Iran".

Mozambicans Mourn Democracy After Constitutional Lawyer Murdered

"Quo vadis Mozambique?" Where are you heading?

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