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Ana Keshelashvili

Currently residing in Columbia, SC, USA, working on PhD at USC. Keep trying to write posts about Georgia (the country), where I used to teach journalism and use of technology in campaigns, while spending rest of the time on learning developments in social media research, open maps and data visualization. I'm helping out mapping project in Georgia, and am on the board of Jumpstart International I occasionally blog at PostsByMe and tweet as @anano

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Latest posts by Ana Keshelashvili

5 June 2011

Georgia: Sharon Stone Seducing the Nation

The most popular topic for discussion on social networks, as well as by the online and traditional media, this weekend was the premiere of Renny Harlin's movie about the 2008...

24 May 2011

Georgia: Tolkienesque Clashes on the Streets of Tbilisi

On 21 May, just days before the 20th anniversary of Georgia declaring its independence from the former Soviet Union, protests organized by the opposition People's Assembly accused President Saakashvili of...

21 May 2011

Georgia: Beyoncé's Girls Rule an Apocalyptic… Caucasus?

The premiere of American singer Beyoncé's "Run The World (Girls)" video on May 18 evoked much debate among bloggers and social media users in Georgia for a less than expected...

3 June 2010

Georgia: Social Media deployed for local elections

Local government elections in Georgia were held on 30 May and attracted huge interest from both the local and international community. Considered another test of the former Soviet republic's fledgling...

14 March 2010

Georgia: Mock news report causes panic

A mock news program broadcast on television reporting that Russia had once again invaded and that the president was dead caused panic in Georgia this weekend. Bloggers react.

14 February 2010

Georgia: Tragedy strikes as Winter Olympic Games open

News about the tragic death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili a few hours before the opening of the 2010 Winter Olympics broke out just after midnight on a Georgian forum....

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