Chinese basketball fans will be pleased to hear that Kobe Bryant is on Weibo. The NBA star opened his account Wednesday on the Chinese equivalent of Twitter. In fact, thousands of Chinese NBA fans are already following him.
Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Iranian journalist and blogger Omid Memarian, the editor of "Sketches of Iran," about the power of political cartoons in Iran and why so many Iranian cartoonists have been forced into exile.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Nigerian-American author Teju Cole, about a series of literary-inspired short stories about drones that Cole posted recently on Twitter aimed at bridging what Cole terms our empathy gap.
Analysts monitoring internet usage on the island say Cuban officials appear to have activated an undersea cable line linking the island to the Internet via Venezuela, as opposed to the slower satellite-based access the island has had for years.
Uzbekistan's "first daughter," Gulnara Karimova is a diplomat, a ruthless businesswoman, and a pop singer nicknamed Googoosha. Marco Werman speaks with Natalia Antelava about her Twitter conversations with the daughter of Uzbekistan's president.
Last month, we gave you a challenge: photographers Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor provided ten images for you to remix into an original composition. We received more than 600 entries, ranging from the poetic to the eerie, to the just plain far-out.
Students in a 3D Animation and Digital Design course at Canada's National Animation and Design Center were told that if their final project was able to get 100K views on YouTube, they would all earn A+'s. Eighteen million hits later, that A is a safe bet.
Celebrity blogger and gossip columnist Perez Hilton is also a big fan of pop music from around the globe. Hilton has put together a package tour of some of his favorite artists. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Perez Hilton about the upcoming tour.
Corrections are part of the news business. But a couple of newspapers in Bangladesh are apologizing for making a BIG mistake this week. Here's a quick summary. They printed a story; the problem wasï¿½ the story came from satirical news website, The Onion.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal. Anchor Marco Werman tells us why a South African financial services company wanted to see which would be the first to cross the finish line, a carrier pidgeon, or an email.
Cyrus Farivar reports on Internet regulations in Iraq. Iraqis have had complete Internet freedom since the fall of Saddam Hussein's government. But a bill before the Iraqi parliament seeks to ban websites that advocate violence or violate social norms.
A web video produced by Denmark's Tourism bureau was supposed to lure tourists to the Scandinavian country. Instead, it's drawn the ire of Danes. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Anders Lindemann, a Danish journalist who's been following the story.