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Allen Smithee

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20 August 2014

Pop-up Ad Inventor's “I'm Sorry” Upsets Celebs, Raises Fears of an “Apology Avalanche” in Silicon Valley

The Bridge

Pop-up ad inventor Ethan Zuckerman's much-publicised apology pisses off pop stars, and has some Silicon Valley folks shaking in their boots.

1 April 2014

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

The Bridge

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

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

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

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

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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