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Media links of the day

Media links of the day

Want to learn how to program? An online book has just been released aimed at teaching absolute beginners how to use Ruby, a coding language used by many open source applications, such as Ruby on Rails.

The Guardian has put together an interactive map to show the amount and location of civilian deaths in Syria after the uprising earlier this year.

Detained Syrian blogger Razan Ghazzawi has been charged with "establishing an organization that aims to change the social and economical entity of the state" and "weakening the national sentiment, and trying to ignite sectarian strife", offenses that can lead to 15 years in prison.

Google+ has made it easier for bloggers to share their material on their site.

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the arrest of a journalist during an Occupy protest after a video published on YouTube shows footage that contradicts the police account of the arrest.

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Sources: DataDrivenJournalism.net, Globalvoicesonline.org, The Guardian, LAWeekly.com Mashable.com,



Katherine Travers


2011-12-13 19:46

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