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Philippine Daily Inquirer: Telling their own stories 28 February 2011

The Philippine Daily Inquirer recently reported on a digital storytelling workshop that took place during the country’s 18 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence held every year from November 25 to December 12. The participants were women survivors of abuse and violence.

USA states' laws lax in protecting people from cyberstalking 28 February 2011

Back in 1999, the United States Attorney General prepared a report at the request of then-Vice President Al Gore called Cyberstalking: A New Challenge for Law Enforcement and Industry that examined this emerging issue.

LinkedIn temporarily blocked in China
LinkedIn temporarily blocked in China 28 February 2011 Grady

On February 24th, LinkedIn – the popular business social networking site – was unexpectedly unavailable in China. Users suspected the site had fallen victim to China’s strict censorship regime, often called the Great Firewall. Fortunately, LinkedIn’s sudden disappearance appears to ha...

Bangladesh: Training Workshop on Community Radio: Stakeholders and Local Monitoring Committee Members
Bangladesh: Training Workshop on Community Radio: Stakeholders and Local Monitoring Committee Members 26 February 2011 AHM Bazlur Rahman

The “Training Workshop on Community Radio: Stakeholders and Local Monitoring committee Members” was taken place in Rajshahi division from February 26-27, 2001 at Rajshhi Circuit House conference room, Rajshahi, Bangladesh The program was organized by National Institute of Mass Communication o...

Breaking News  : Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)  has started issuing demand note for frequency
Breaking News : Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has started issuing demand note for frequency 23 February 2011 AHM Bazlur Rahman

Breaking News Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has started issuing demand note for frequency allocation of Community Radio The reliable source confirmed that Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has started issuing spectrum demand note for frequen...

Gawaahi.com: pushing barriers to give the voiceless a voice
Gawaahi.com: pushing barriers to give the voiceless a voice 23 February 2011 APC

Gawaahi.com, a website launched by Pakistani journalists and activists Sana Saleem and Naveen Naqvi and an MDG3 Fund small grants initiative, aims to archive digital stories of abuse, survival and resistance.

Borneo Post: Empowering women against cyber-violence
Borneo Post: Empowering women against cyber-violence 23 February 2011 kat

The Borneo Post reported last month on cyber violence against women, specifically in Malaysia. The article featured interviews with Maria Chin Abdullah, executive director of Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER), and Mohd Mustaffa, executive director of the Communications and Multimedi...

Ford Foundation conference sheds light on internet freedom
Ford Foundation conference sheds light on internet freedom 21 February 2011 KB

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently reported the Ford Foundation is advocating that the internet is not merely a way to help further social change, but is integral to making that change happen.