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  • 23 November 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Minority voices on social media networks

    While an increasing number of studies are analysing the role of social media networks as platforms for contact, cooperation and socialisation, little research has been done in Europe so far on their implications for the specific case of minority groups. The European Centre for Minority Issues, a research and policy institution based in the German town of Flensburg, recently welcomed a group of European researchers and web analysts on minority issues to discuss the use of social media networks by ethnic, linguistic, immigrant and sexual minorities.
  • 16 January 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Serbia’s news satire phenomenon

    First published on December 10 via Serbian portal, the incredible story of Serbian Dragan Stevic's divebomb killing of a shark in the Egyptian resort of Sharm El Sheikh, made the news around the world. The only problem was the story was a complete hoax.