Thursday, April 28, 2011

Around The Blogosphere 28 April 2011

A controversial shutdown of three localised British blogs has readers scratching their heads. The blogs served netizens in Cardiff, Edinburgh and Leeds. Each location had its own reporter aka "beatblogger"- DJ Leekee blogs::: "Launched as a local experiment in 3 cities throughout the UK, Guardian Local was set-up to connect local citizens to information sources and resources in their areas and bring them local stories, news and features that mattered to them!"
Don't forget to stop back here on the blog tonight at 7:37 PM New York (Eastern) Time for the latest installment of THE BLOGGING CLASS! I think you'll find tonight's lesson particularly interesting!
AMERICAN DREAM SMASHED BY "BEAST" ::: (CBSNewYork) — In a fiery courtroom faceoff, a heartbroken mother lashed out at the sentencing of the monster who brutally raped and killed her daughter.

CBS 2’s Pablo Guzman was in the Queens courtroom as the woman confronted the killer through a translator.

“Come back my daughter! My only child!” the mother said.

Even the most hardened courtroom observers were wiping their eyes. The mother, Guihua Yu, had traveled from a remote part of China to confront Carlos Cruz, 29, the man who beat, raped and killed her daughter last May.

Guihua Yao said her 23-year-old daughter, Yu Yao, had just arrived in the land of her dreams – America.

BLOGGER DAN NGUYEN has that all-important BACKSTORY.

Finally: Catholic Church suspends rogue Chicago Rev. Michael Pfleger - News out of the Windy City tonight: Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George has at long last suspended prog nutball Rev. Michael Pfleger.

The appearance of Egyptian political activist and tweep Gigi Ibrahim on The Daily Show brought a wave of support and protests from fellow tweeps, who covered the Egyptian revolution. Tarek Amr wrote this post for Global Voices.

Malaysia: Boot Camp to “Help” Effeminate Boys
Based on their effeminate tendencies, 66 schoolboys from the state of Terengganu in Malaysia were recently sent to a boot camp aimed at "helping them behave in a proper manner". The boys were identified by their schools, who were instructed last year to identify students who displayed feminine qualities. The blogoshere in Malaysia is divided over this issue.

Digi has launched the DiGi WWWOW Award, it's 1st people’s choice Internet awards for Malaysians by Malaysians.

On the heels of Japan's flying girl, here come Taiwan's lying girls. The Lying Girls will show you a really, totally, different way of viewing Taiwan…

Would You Pay For Search? - How much would you pay for Google if it were not free?

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