Posts Tagged ‘ internet ’

Social networks and social media in Ukrainian “Euromaidan” protests

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By

By Olga Onuch January 2 at 3:10 pm Joshua Tucker: One of the biggest stories of 2013 was the continued rise of social media usage worldwide. The end of the year also saw the emergence of unexpected protests in Ukraine, which we covered here at The Monkey Cage. In the following guest post, Oxford University…


Police search young blogger’s home for more than six hours

Jan 14th, 2011 | By
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“We deplore the way that Bilozerska has again been treated as a suspect when all she did was inform the public as a journalist,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We call on the Ukrainian police to respect the law and return her professional equipment to her. Their actions pose a serious threat to media freedom and seem designed to intimidate journalists and encourage them to censor themselves.”