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Thailand’s Got Talent contestant: another YouTube phenomena

Following the footsteps of Susan Boyle’s glory, Thailands got talent transgender contestant suprises the judges and the audience with her unique voice. Since the video was uploaded on the 14th of March, Bell Nuntita’s performance has received over 3 million views on youtube- … Continue reading

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Libyan woman pleas for help but dragged by Gaddafi forces

The Telegraph posted a video today of a Libyan woman being dragged by government minders as she makes a plea for help at hotel full of foreign journalists. The woman dragged, Iman Al-Obeidi, said had been detained at a checkpoint in the Libyan capital and was … Continue reading

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Snake attacks girl on a Dutch TV show

According to the Telegraph, a female contestant from a Dutch reality TV show was attacked by a snake leaving her in hospital for a few days for observation. The contestant, Ymke Wieringa was taking part in RTL- ‘Real Girls in the Jungle’- … Continue reading

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Muslim cricket star promotes British values

Pakistani cricketer, Mushtaq Ahmed, is backing a campaign that would promote British values in a new YouTube video according to the Evening Standard.   UK authorities are doing all they can to prevent a terror attack on the 2012 London olympics, … Continue reading

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Online Video raises awareness on Yemen protests

The ongoing protests in the Middle East has grabbed the attention of thousands of online users. We’ve seen footage from Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Bahrain on the news and online, but have we really been aware whats been going on Yemen? I … Continue reading

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Online Video Consumption

Seeing as our blog explores online video journalism. I wanted to find out some statistics on online video consumption. I thought it would be interesting to see how we use online video. Where do we get it from. And how … Continue reading

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Skepta’s new music video causes twitter/facebook hype

Recently, Skepta, a UK rap artist released a controversial music video for his new single ‘All over the house’. It is basically a porn, to say the least, and I’m assuming that it will not be aired on TV because of … Continue reading

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