October 2006

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Infoshop coverage of Indymedia activist’s death

On Infoshop there is a moving eyewitness report about what really happened at the barricades. Apparantly the footage has been recovered, too. I wonder if this is the first indymedia volunteer who died since indymedia was founded. Infoshop reports: “Suddenly, about a dozen people started shouting, donning masks, picking up Molotov cocktails (known as bombas Read the full article…


Indymedia activist shot dead

Documentary filmmaker, photographer and reporter for various Indymedia projects Brad Will has been shot by paramilitaries in Oaxaca, Mexico, yesterday. Apparantly he died with his videocamera in his hand. Fellow friends and activists said they have been able to identify the murderer by the footage. BBC, Reuters, Yahoo News and AP lied in their article Read the full article…


Review of Dan Gillmor’s “We the Media – Grassroots Journalism by the people for the people”

Dan Gillmor: “We the media – Grassroots Journalism by the people for the people.” O’Reilly 2004/Paperback 2006 £10 *** (3 out of 5) The problem with books about the Internet is the timeliness: as soon as they are written, edited, published and printed, they are already out-of-date. And whilst the Internet and world-wide web don’t Read the full article…



Dentist and Community Councils

After 3 months, I finally got a proper filling in my tooth. Really, I was very astonished when I found out that I first mentioned the lost filling on the 22nd of July, and now, finally, last Monday in the morning of the 2nd of October I got the filling. Since the middle of August Read the full article…