Before the Olympic storm

The fear: A Western journalist set to cover the upcoming Beijing Olympics games said recently that he is concerned that communist authorities will crack down and arrest reporters who cover social repression in the country. Francesco Liello, China correspondent for La Gazetta dello Sport of Italy and the first reporter credentialed for the games told…

What they think of the US of A

Voices without Votes is a new project that “opens a window on what non-Americans are saying in blogs and citizen media about US foreign policy and the 2008 presidential elections.” Take a Haitian blogger on the US election or the Arab world on Barack Obama and religion.

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