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11 September 2012

Stories from 11 September 2012

Nepal: Crowning Of Miss UK Nepal 2012

Iran: “Soldiers of Islam” Hack Cartoonist's Facebook Page

The Facebook page of a leading Iranian leading cartoonist, Mana Nayestani, was hacked on Tuesday, 11 September 2012, by pro-regime hackers who call themselves “Soldiers of Islam”.

Kosovo: Prizren Comic Book & Cartoon Festival

Cuba: Blackout Leaves 5 Million People in the Dark

An interruption of an electrical transmission line left five million people from Pinar del Río to Camagüey, including the Cuban capital, Havana, in the dark. Various Twitter users residing in...

Brazil: Youth Documentary on Pacification in Rio's Favelas

Russia: New Competition in Social Media Analysis & Big Data Analytics

RuNet Echo

Russia: Online Poetry's Vehement, Apolitical Politics

RuNet Echo

It's no surprise that a result of Russians' widespread interest in poetry is that there are plenty of online communities dedicated to its production and consumption. Stihi.ru, with a user...

Spain: Storming the Streets (and Web) on Catalonia's National Day

A mass meeting under the separatist slogan 'Catalonia: new state in Europe' has been organised for today (September 11) in Barcelona and huge participation is expected.

China: Journalists Leaving the Field

China: Yangtze River Turned Red

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