Live Aid: Bob Geldof's Original Response to SPIN's 1986 Exposé07/15/15 ,via SPIN
Live Aid helps those in Tigre, Eritrea, and Ethiopia itself through whatever channels are available to us. lf it is truly medicine without frontiers, how come they are erecting their own ideological borders? They will cite their own expertise and
When the Revolution Was Televised: Live Aid 30 Years Later07/13/15 ,via TIME
Thirty years ago today, at lunchtime in the U.K. and just before breakfast on the East Coast, 1.5 billion people sat rapt in front of their television sets, waiting for the revolution to be televised. The revolution, which was called Live Aid, was
For this group of Ethiopian journalists, the Hacking Team revelations are personal07/10/15 ,via PRI
An investigation last year by Citizen Lab researchers at the University of Toronto uncovered indications that Ethiopia's intelligence agency, the INSA, had attempted to target journalists at Ethiopian Satellite Television, a diaspora run news outlet
Looking At The World Through A Teenage Girl's Eyes — On Periscope07/14/15 ,via WYPR
Our conversation will be on Periscope, an online community that lets you "explore the world through someone else's eyes" with live streaming video. Aklesiya Dejene, who emigrated from Ethiopia to Chicago in 2012: "Girls just don't get as much
ISIS Propaganda: Researchers Track, Neutralize Terrorists' Twitter Recruitment ...07/08/15 ,via International Business Times
Members of the Islamic State group walk Ethiopian prisoners down a beach in this still from a propaganda video published in April. Researchers are trying to determine how ISIS is able to recruit so many would-be terrorists by dominating social media.
Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia Since Live AidOUP Oxford. 2010. ISBN: 9780191614316,0191614319. 304 pages.
The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone over the age of 30 remembers something of the events - if not the original TV pictures, then Band Aid and Live Aid, Geldof and Bono. Peter Gill was the first journalist to reach the epicentre of the famine and one of the TV reporters who brought the tragedy to light. This book is the story of what happened to Ethiopia in the 25 years following Live Aid: the place, the...
EthiopiaBradt Travel Guides. 2015. ISBN: 1841622842,9781841622842. 614 pages.
While the world taps its feet, Ethiopia breakdances with its shoulders - and Bradt's Ethiopia is the most thorough guide available to this vibrant land of majestic landscapes, rich history and welcoming people. Ever since its first publication, its blend of enthusiasm and down-to-earth advice has attracted rave reviews from both the travel press and readers.
World Press EncyclopediaGale Cengage. 2015. ISBN: 078765583X,9780787655839. 1285 pages.
Presents alphabetized, comparative essays on the press systems of 232 countries and territories, covering such aspects as press laws, censorship, state-press relations, attitudes toward foreign media, news agencies, broadcast media, and education and training; and includes graphs, statistical tables, and maps.