Ever since Venezuela's opposition was defeated in the December 2013 municipal elections, the country has found itself in the midst of political violence. The opposition started the #LaSalida Twitter campaign calling for the ouster of president Maduro, and unhappy students have taken to the streets and the web, the new front line.
News seen on the web and about the web. From Monday to Friday at 8.20 am Paris time.
2014-09-02 Social Media
In this edition: in the USA, tributes to Michael Brown continue to flood in; the story of a young gay man disowned by his family outrages the net; and New Yorkers head to the...
2014-09-01 civil war
In this edition: Ukrainian web users call for international assistance; an anti-rape nail polish stirs up lively debate; and some surfing action along the Indonesian coastline.
2014-08-30 French politics
In terms of transparency in public life, France has always performed poorly. A law introduced at the end of 2013 is now forcing French parliamentarians to disclose their revenues...
2014-08-29 Social Media
In this edition: the mother of an American hostage issues a desperate plea to ISIS; Venezuela set to introduce mandatory fingerprinting in supermarkets; and the faces people make...
2014-08-28 Social Media
In this edition: the "Ice Bucket Challenge" angers anti-abortion activists; web users in Spain show support for a rape victim; and a tribute to Ghostbusters... in Lego.