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Elena Ignatova

Working on projects for development of information society at Metamorphosis Foundation. Interest in new media, activism, citizen journalism…

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Latest posts by Elena Ignatova

Global Voices Meetup in Skopje, Macedonia

The next Global Voices Meetup is scheduled for November 30 to take place in Skopje, Macedonia. Please join us for this gathering to help plan the future of the GV...

“Kosovo 2.0 Talks Sex” Launch Party Cancelled Due to Attack

Kosovo 2.0 was planning to launch its new print issue at the "Kosovo 2.0 Talks Sex" event, on Dec. 14. However, shortly before the launch party started, a group of...

Macedonia: Global Voices Featured on a TV Show

GV author Filip Stojanovski was interviewed [MKD] for the TV show Nie (“We”) on the topic of “Kale, Internet, political parties, Facebook!? Whose fault is it?”, where he spoke about...

Global: e-Waste – Recycle or Reuse?

Today, numerous households and businesses are constantly creating great amounts of e-waste (discarded electronic devices), and this presents environmental and health threats. Elena Ignatova reviews recommendations on recycling and reuse...

Global: Greek to English, Chinese to Russian, and Spanish to Macedonian

Wikidioms is a new online resource that aims at helping translators to cope with this challenge of translating idioms. Below is an interview with Wikidioms' founder Pavel Kats, and with...

Macedonia: Law on Electronic Communications Invades Citizens’ Privacy

On June 16, 2010, the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia adopted changes to the Law of Electronic Communications, which now violates the privacy of the citizens. With these changes,...

Macedonia: Student Protest Ends in Violence

Recently, the Macedonian government decided to build an Orthodox church with public financing on the main square of Skopje, a decision that the citizens of the city disapproved of. On...

The Balkans: “Whose Is This Song?”

Recently several Macedonian bloggers published the documentary “Whose Is This Song” by a Bulgarian director Adela Peeva on their blogs and started discussing the story. The documentary was filmed as...

Macedonia: New online game

I, Macedonian embeds the online Macedonian game “Hit the bastards” and writes: “I believe the game will be a true hit in Macedonia and in the whole region.” The game...

Macedonia Timeless

On December 24, 2008, there was a presentation of a promotional video for Macedonia – “Macedonia Timeless.” The video is written and directed by Milcho Manchevski (an Academy Award nominee...

Macedonia: Use Facebook If You Want to Flirt With Politicians

The list of Macedonian politicians who have Facebook accounts is pretty impressive and includes Vice Prime Minister for European Affairs, Minister of the Interior, Minister of Information Society, and Minister...

Macedonia: Update on the ‘Computer for Every Child’ Project

The blog devoted to the “Computer for Every Child” project gives updates [MKD] from the biggest school in Macedonia: […] “Because of the old electrical installation in the school the...

Macedonia: Software Freedom Day

As part of the global Software Freedom Day, Free Software Macedonia for the third time has organized an event in the center of Skopje. On Oct. 4, they distributed leaflets...

Macedonia: Fighting Corruption with Online Video

Razvigor ;-) links to two bloggers, Komunikacii [MKD] and Panta Rei [MKD], who published several video clips used by citizens to document abuse of power in one of the municipalities...

Macedonia: Computer games have positive effect

Panta Rei writes [MKD] about a survey conducted by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, which shows that the gaming experience can have positive social, political and ethical effect....

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