Tag Archives: Media

Sudan Referendum Links-O-Rama

AWEIL, Sudan—Since I last wrote, referendum ballots have been counted at more than 2,600 polling stations across the south and hundreds of other sites in northern Sudan and in eight countries where members of the southern diaspora cast their votes. … Continue reading

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“Speaking to the people”: Sudan Radio Service is now live from Juba

JUBA, Sudan–Sudan Radio Service has provided in-depth daily coverage of Southern Sudan since 2003, when Sudan watchers from Nairobi to Nebraska relied on the insights of Sudanese reporters from SRS who followed the north-south peace talks in Naivaisha, Kenya. Nearly … Continue reading

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Friendly but serious word-up…

…to Juba-based and Juba-bound journalists covering the referendum: The Carter Center’s latest statement on the referendum process—focused on the recently concluded voter registration period—had this to say about us journalists who covered voter registration: Media coverage. At the start of … Continue reading

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Complicated Sudans

My last post here, on “media and war-mongering,” was picked up the other day by Christian Science Monitor’s Africa Monitor blog. This prompted varied reactions, among them a missive along the lines of “I told you so” from former East … Continue reading

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Media and War-Mongering in Sudan

JUBA, Sudan—If you’ve read any news articles lately about Southern Sudan’s upcoming self-determination referendum and are basing your opinion on where Sudan is headed in the immediate future solely on this information, you would be hard pressed not to have … Continue reading

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