Weekly Global Readings: Transparency
BY Lisa Goldman and Antonella Napolitano | Wednesday, January 30 2013
Does Open Data make development more accountable? Transparency International tries to answer the question, using Colombia as a case study.
The Nieman Journalism Lab reports on a new phone app that helps verify events reported on social media.
Bulgaria held its Big Brother Awards this week. The anti-awards went to the 10 companies, institutions and individuals who have done the most to invade personal privacy.
On Chinese social media, the expression "got invited to tea" is a euphemism used by dissidents indicating they have been called in for questioning by the police.
When security forces failed to arrive after thugs broke into and shot up a Cairo luxury hotel near Tahrir Square this week, hotel staff sent out an SOS via Twitter.
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