Jasmine Revolution News
Deity Goes into Retirement: Tibetans Face Uncertainty in Post-Dalai Lama Era
The Dalai Lama has officially retired from politics, claiming he wants to live as a "simple monk." It's a watershed moment for Tibet, amid fears of Chinese meddling and controversy over the new generation of leaders. Meanwhile the Chinese authorities continue to brutally crack down on protests by
Are North Koreans Welcomed Home After Witnessing Arab Revolts?
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il may not want his people working in the Arab countries to return home fearing the spread of the Jasmine Revolution in his own nation, according to analysts and officials in South Korea. There are estimated hundreds of North Korean officials,...
Jasmine Flower Sales Monitored by Nervous Chinese Authorities
China Restricts Bulk Sales of the Flower Representing Pro-Democracy Movement
NPR's social media specialist lives the tweet life
It’s no wonder Andy Carvin turned out to be a news junkie. While growing up in Indialantic, Fla., at least two newspapers always were lying around the house. The local news was on television in the background during dinner. Andy and his brother, Eric, pored over the newspaper at breakfast,
Social Media and the Libya Uprising
The opposition rebels in Libya have utilized social media but not without some creativity and determination. Digital strategists Ryan to Robby joins us now to talk about all this. For straws right thanks so much for being with us what role house social media played in the Libyan uprising. Well
Prominent Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Detained and Missing
The Artistic Director of the Olympic 'Bird's Nest' Stadium Is Government Critic
Chinese Students Choosing Christianity
"Kitty" encountered Christianity at several junctures of her life in Eastern China -- first through a wayward aunt, then through a reformed cousin, and finally via a high school classmate who was quiet about her faith. But a lack of in-depth knowledge about the religion paired with an education
China Cracks Down on International Journalists
ABC News Staffers Get Visit From the Police as Officials Remind Them to Abide by the Law
Libya Protests: Romancing a Revolution
Cut off from normal communication, protestors organize through a dating site.