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Brazil: While traditional media deals with lawsuits, blogs report

Two of the biggest media companies in Brazil are currently involved in court cases that similarly raise the issue of freedom of speech and press even though the media finds itself on opposite sides of the issue in the two cases. The influential newspaper 'Folha...
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New citizen media projects foster rising voices in Ivory Coast, Liberia, China, Mongolia, and Yemen

In January GlobalVoices received over 270 proposals from activists, bloggers, and NGO's all wanting to use citizen media tools to bring new communities - long ignored by both traditional and new media - to the conversational web. It was, by far, the highest number of...
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ICTs and the spread of indigenous knowledge

At first glance, the relationship between indigenous knowledge and the Internet seems fraught. Indigenous knowledge provides a distinct set of beliefs, practices and representations avidly tied to place; the internet lauds itself for erasing boundaries and borders. On one hand, the traditions encapsulated in indigenous...
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New citizen media projects foster rising voices in Ivory Coast, Liberia, China, Mongolia, and Yemen

In January GlobalVoices received over 270 proposals from activists, bloggers, and NGO's all wanting to use citizen media tools to bring new communities - long ignored by both traditional and new media - to the conversational web. It was, by far, the highest number of...