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  • 14 May 2009 | {CATEGORY}

    Kazakhs protest Internet censorship law

    On 13 May, online protests across Kazakhstan sent a strong message that the Kazakh people are unhappy with their government's efforts to block online content within the country. Shouted protests for a free Internet briefly interrupted last month's Eurasian Media Forum in Almaty, but the issue was mainly hidden from the international press visiting the glitzy an interactive conference about the world's biggest stories. The open setting of the EMF couldn't be more different from the way Kazakhstan manages its own notoriously restricted media; Kazakhstan's press has again been deemed NOT FREE by Freedom House in 2009.
  • 20 October 2008 | {CATEGORY}

    The language economy and the credit crisis

    Geoffrey Geunes says reporters' blind use of rhetoric is putting clarity at a premium.