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July 22, 2011
Google+ hits 20 million mark in three weeks
Google's latest social-networking foray has reportedly hit the 20 million member mark in just three weeks. Google+ has had 20 million unique visitors since its release late last month, including 5 million from the U.S., according to data released today by research firm ComScore. Google apparently reached that milestone just a week after Google CEO Larry Page reported that the social... More...
May 3, 2011
Freedom of the Press 2011. Armenia is 146th
Freedom of the Press 2011 identifies the greatest threats to independent media in 196 countries and territories. Released on May 2 as part of the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day celebration in Washington, D.C., the report shows that global media freedom has reached a new low point, contributing to... More...
February 14, 2011
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on February 12 published the full report of journalists and media staff killed during 2010, saying that 94 media fatalities last year demonstrate the increasing risks facing journalists around the globe. The report also includes three cases of... More...
February 3, 2011
A Norwegian lawmaker has nominated WikiLeaks for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, saying Wednesday that its disclosures of classified documents promote world peace by holding governments accountable for their actions.  Snorre Valen, a 26-year-old legislator from Norway's Socialist Left Party, told... More...
December 22, 2010
At least 42 journalists are killed in 2010 as two trends emerge. Suicide attacks and violent street protests cause an unusually high proportion of deaths. And online journalists are increasingly prominent among the victims. Amid a rash of suicide attacks, Pakistan became the world’s deadliest... More...
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