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Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Zimbabwe: blogger goes where the media can't

Media Guardian gives a link to a brave Zimbabwean blogger who is able to report on events surrounding the upcoming controversial elections that traditional foreign media aren't able to attend. The elections are predicted to be heavily rigged and the press has been severely restricted. Following in the footsteps of the Baghdad Blogger, bloggers in Iran, and those recently reported on in Nepal, Zimbabwe's Sokwanele blog is opening Western eyes to political repression in a way that the traditional media can not.

Source: Media Guardian

Posted by john burke on March 29, 2005 at 11:45 AM in a. Citizen journalism, o. Ethics and Press Freedom, q. Regional and ethnic newspapers | Permalink


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