Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 11 March 09

On the occasion of Prophet Mohamed's birthday, Egyptian blogger Dalia Ziada launched a campaign asking Saudi Arabia to end their discrimination against young Muslim women worldwide! Marwa Rakha reports on the initiative.

"Beautiful Muslimah" blogger Pixie announces the launch of the new I♥ Hishma blog!

A pair of posts from MissInfo: Diddy vs. Ellen Degeneres: Judging Chris Brown and Rihanna and Doomsday clock reads 11:55….It was Chris Brown’s manager/lover who sent the set-it-off text message!

Speaking of text, veteran East Timor journalist José Antonio Belo used leaked mobile phone text messages to expose a corruption deal involving the country’s Justice Minister!

A number of New York Catholics have given up Facebook for Lent. (?!?!)

The Washington Post asks: Are Blogs Losing Their Authority To The Statusphere?

Upstream posts "Fred Phelps Hates Albany. The Movie."

Ladybrille posts backstage photos from the Design Indaba in South Africa. It is one of South Africa's largest trade event in the design industry.

Movies: there apparently have been a lot of walkouts during Watchmen!

Egyptian blogger / TV personality Marwa Rakha writes about her new television programme on blogging - Tadweena, which focuses on blogs, bloggers, social networking sites and online forums. Click on the link to watch the first episode of the show [Ar].

Another Egyptian blogger, Mohammed Maree, posts a video interview with blogger / activist Hossam Elhamalawy about his work at the Center for Social Studies, including workers' strikes, industrial action and their connection to developments in Palestine.

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  1. after this il follow ur links.intereted about the rihanna and chris brown story. thanks for the posts


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