eContribution

By Tomas Zboril

CEJISS Word Cloud 24-30 August 2015

We created the word cloud from the articles collected from the media: Aljazeera, BBC, CNN, the Economist, France 24, the Guardian and Russia Today; for the last week (24-30.8.). Topics of the week: Similarly to the previous week, even this time the migrants of Europe were the major concern of the world media. However, this week they were also followed by the problems of the Chinese economy and the progress in the Korean negotiations.

eContribution

By Tomas Zboril

CEJISS Word Cloud 17-23 August 2015

We created the word cloud from the articles collected from the media: Aljazeera, BBC, CNN, the Economist, France 24, the Guardian and Russia Today; for the last week (17-23.8.). Topics of the week: The Korean disputes, the European migration problems or the Middle Eastern conflicts were the main concern of the world media during the last week.

eContribution

By Tomas Zboril

CEJISS Word Cloud 10-16 August 2015

We created the word cloud from the articles collected from the media: Aljazeera, BBC, CNN, the Economist, France 24, the Guardian and Russia Today; for the last week (10-16.8.). Topics of the week: The North Korean threat, the US embassy in Havana or the European problems within the monetary union or with migrants became all unimportant in the time of the Tianjin tragedy in China.

eContribution

By Tomas Zboril

CEJISS Word Cloud 3-9 August 2015

We created the word cloud from the articles collected from the media: Aljazeera, BBC, CNN, the Economist, France 24, the Guardian and Russia Today; for the last week (3-9.8.). Topics of the week: The anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki became the major concern of the world medias during the last week. The anniversary was followed by the Middle Eastern conflicts.

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eContribution

By Lana Ghvinjilia, (Ilia State University, lana.ghvinjilia@spl.ge)

Importing Leaders: Is this Global Citizenship in Action?

Has the Internet made international citizenship a reality? The globalisation of human resources is not a new development. Open borders, ease of travel, the European Union, the internationalisation of some languages and the Internet have made it very simple to relocate workers around the world—from plumbers to CEOs. But the World Wide Web has also spawned a new trend: political power being exercised across state borders in ways never seen before. It may be that social media are already giving us…

eContribution

By Tomas Zboril

CEJISS Word Cloud 27 July - 2 August 2015

We created the word cloud from the articles collected from the media: Aljazeera, BBC, CNN, the Economist, France 24, the Guardian and Russia Today; for the last week (27-2.8.). Topics of the week: The Europe became the major target of the world media for this week. Problems with the migration inside of the Union were followed by the Turkish security and by the surprising discovery on the island of Reunion.

eContribution

By Tomas Zboril

CEJISS Word Cloud 20-26 July 2015

We created the word cloud from the articles collected from the media: Aljazeera, BBC, CNN, the Economist, France 24, the Guardian and Russia Today; for the last week (20-26.7.). Topics of the week: The problems of the Middle East are the most important part of the world media even for this week. The call for Yemeni ceasefire and Turkey’s anti- terrorist operation in Syria follows the official trip of the American president through Africa.

eContribution

By Tomas Zboril

CEJISS Word Cloud 13-19 July 2015

We created the word cloud from the articles collected from the media: Aljazeera, BBC, CNN, the Economist, France 24, the Guardian and Russia Today; for the last week (13-19.7.). Topics of the week: The ongoing problems of the Middle East and the anniversary of the tragic plane crash at Ukraine were the major topics of the last week. However, the past of the British royal family and the aftermath of the Euro-Greek talks got the attention as well.

eContribution

By Tomas Zboril

CEJISS Word Cloud 6-12 July 2015

We created the word cloud from the articles collected from the media: Aljazeera, BBC, CNN, the Economist, France 24, the Guardian and Russia Today; for the last week (6-12.7.). The major topic of this week is decisively the Greek Crisis and the summit of the EU but the attention got also the Mexican drug cartels and the Middle Eastern security.

Editors desk

By Mitchell Belfer

Arrested Development: Stonewalling al Wefaq in Bahrain

Introduction On 16 June 2015, Ali Salman, leader of Bahrain’s al Wefaq bloc, was sentenced to four years in prison for inciting violence and encouraging an attempted coup d’état during the 2011 uprising. The verdict brought the Arab Spring in Bahrain to an end; a fact reflected in the muted response on Bahrain’s streets. Yet, many in the international press were swift to pour scorn on Bahrain’s government while glossing over the years of political unrest and the projection of Iranian interests…

2015 - Volume 9, Issue 2