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Farang Me (or how this blog got its name) (Farang Me)

I can’t really say being a travel journalist is a dream I’ve had for as long as I’ve remembered. My childhood fantasies of adulthood were just as filled with firemen and superheroes as the next kid in kindergarten class. No, my goal to be a ramb…

My Adventure has already begun. Join me on it. (Farang Me)

I’m Devin Ellis. I’m a writer, traveler, and student. I’m always excited and ready for new experiences and cultures, and always looking for more. Here on this blog, you can keep up with my worldly expeditions. Over the past year or so, I’ve tra…

Inside the IIJ :: Cairo, Egypt conference accepting abstracts (IIJ News)

The Institute for International Journalism at Ohio University has joined the Faculty of Communication at Al-Azhar University to co-sponsor a conference that will take place in Cairo, Egypt.

The Media Professionalism and Democratization conference wi…

Inside the IIJ :: Experts unveil cyber security threats (IIJ News)

By Morgan Sigrist

Technology has improved the way people communicate and socialize, but it has also created a way for hackers to infiltrate the most personal aspects of technology users. This stern warning was delivered by leading experts of cyber s…

Alibaba Poised To Write $5 Billion Checks For U.S. Tech Startups (Rebecca Fannin, BSJ ’77)

Alibaba’s IPO is set to have a big impact be on U.S. tech M&A deals and future listings from venture-backed China startups on Wall Street.  See Silicon Dragon Talk, Sizing Up Alibaba.Referred to as the WalMart of China for its heft, the public l…

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Sizing Up Alibaba IPO Prospects Against Other Winners (Rebecca Fannin, BSJ ’77)

As Alibaba gets ready to go public in the U.S. this September, it’s worth a look at how Internet players from emerging countries have fared in the public markets.The answer is exceedingly well.  Research from San Francisco-based venture capital firm…

Universities of Zambia and Chile working together on Youth and Communication (IIJ Blog)

It is my great pleasure to announce the incorporation of Professor Brendah Bukowa to the Network of Researchers on Youth and Communication (Rec-Juventud).The goal of our network, is to generate an associative work of researchers from the University of …

Silicon Dragon Talk Launches from the Valley (Rebecca Fannin, BSJ ’77)

Guests at Silicon Dragon Talk: Hans Tung, Eric Feng, Geoff YangWe recently launched Silicon Dragon Talk, our new monthly program featuring trends in venture capital and tech innovation globally. The first program featured three experts discussing Aliba…