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Allen Smithee

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1 April 2014

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Global Voices’ Admission That It Reported on a Fake Country for Six Years Will Blow Your Mind

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In the wake of the devastating discovery of coverage of a fake nation in its archives, Global Voices admits it took the "under-represented countries" thing a bit too far.

1 April 2013

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Global Voices Adds Corporate Jargon to Its Roster of Languages

Starting April 1, 2013, Global Voices will begin translating its content into its most obscure language to date: corporate jargon.

1 April 2010

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Global Voices Unofficial Mascot Feared Lost

Unidentified sources have questioned whether a certain furry yellow creature will make an appearance at the Global Voices Summit in Santiago, or whether the neon creature has in fact been...

15 August 2009

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Global Voices Unofficial Mascot Loses Left Eye

An unofficial mascot of Global Voices bloggers known as “GV Ferret” lost his left eye in a fight with a cat on Wednesday night in Boston.

1 April 2009

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Global Voices Managing Director forced into hiding after April Fool's iPhone prank

For Georgia “GAP” Popplewell, Managing Director of international blogging project Global Voices, the e-mail she sent to the community mailing list announcing that free iPhones would be given to all...

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