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How Social Media has Revolutionized Balochistan News

How Social Media has Revolutionized Balochistan News

By Changiz Baluch, Writer and Human Rights Activist
Location Pakistan Pakistan

Social media has drawn international attention about the situation in Balochistan. From the uprisings in the Arab world to the instability in Ukraine, social media has been a key factor in imparting ample information to the people all around the world. In the western world, it has become very powerful. The Ferguson shooting, Ebola virus outbreak and the Ice-Bucket Challenge are few of the examples that took the United States by storm, and social media […]

December 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Balochistan, Culture, Media, Tech
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5 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts on India

By Michael Sharnoff, Founder and Editor of Sharnoff’s Global Views
Location United States United States

Diverse voices from India using Twitter to discuss politics, technology, business, fashion and pop culture. With more than 1 billion people, a sizable number of Indians are connected to the Internet and actively use social media sites. Ranked second just behind China, India boasts 33 million active Twitter users, described as those “who used or contributed to the platform at least once a month.” The United States placed third with 23 million active Twitter users […]

December 6, 2013 · 0 comments · Culture, India, South Asia, Tech
5 Must-Follow Democracy Activists on Twitter

5 Must-Follow Democracy Activists on Twitter

By Michael Sharnoff, Founder and Editor of Sharnoff’s Global Views
Location United States United States

Courageous voices across the globe advocating democracy, transparency and accountability. Twitter is not just a rich source of information on your favorite athlete, musician and celebrity. There are many activists, academics and political leaders who risk their lives speaking out against repressive, tyrannical governments. If you are interested in learning more about their unique perspectives and struggles, follow these five Twitter accounts that focus on democracy and human rights issues. 1. Sanjar Umarov RT “@EFNetwork: […]

December 4, 2013 · 0 comments · Democracy, Tech
Top News Articles From Last Week

Top News Articles From Last Week

By Michael Sharnoff, Founder and Editor of Sharnoff's Global Views
Location United States United States

Have you seen our commentary from last week on the latest in politics and the environment? This has been another great week for Sharnoff’s Global Views. In the past week, we have received articles ranging from human rights in China to Palestinian-Iranian relations. In case you missed it, be sure to read our online coverage here. Time for China to Ratify International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Hamas, PIJ Vie for Iranian Influence Uzbek […]

October 29, 2013 · 0 comments · Tech
Global Village: A Fantasy We Live In

Global Village: A Fantasy We Live In

By Farooq Yousaf, Research Analyst
Location Pakistan Pakistan

Is the world in its true sense a global village and Internet a global entity? From super expansive and bulky desktop computers to microcomputers in the form of glasses or wrist watches; my generation can boast of witnessing and experiencing them all. These developments were taking place on the sidelines of another phenomena – the Internet. Internet was, and is, something  that revolutionized the world that we live in. In its heyday, there used to […]

October 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Global, Tech
October 7, 2013 Weekly Wrap Up

October 7, 2013 Weekly Wrap Up

By Michael Sharnoff, Founder and Editor of Sharnoff's Global Views
Location United States United States

Did your favorite articles during the week of October 7 make the top five most viewed articles in Sharnoff’s Global Views? This has been another great week for Sharnoff’s Global Views. This week’s featured stories include environmental aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility, the Philippines and the Bangsamoro issue, several pieces on the Kashmir conflict, multicultural challenges in Nigeria, the dispute between China and Gilgit-Baltistan, democratic challenges facing Turkey, Nepal and Azerbaijan, Quebec’s controversial new “Human Values […]

October 12, 2013 · 0 comments · Tech
Happy Anniversary Sharnoff’s Global Views!

Happy Anniversary Sharnoff’s Global Views!

By Michael Sharnoff, Founder and Editor of Sharnoff’s Global Views
Location United States United States

This has truly been an incredible year at Sharnoff’s Global Views. I am very pleased to celebrate the first year anniversary of Sharnoff’s Global Views, a global op-ed forum featuring original content by internationals for Americans. Except for A-list politicians, the majority of internationals do not have platforms to share their views, save for the occasional one line quote in the New York Times or Wall Street Journal. I wanted to create a free and […]

October 4, 2013 · 0 comments · Al-Qaeda, Tech