Jillian York · September, 2008

Latest posts by Jillian York from September, 2008

Canada: Obama for Prime Minister

  September 29, 2008

Barack Obama for Prime Minister in Canada? In a country where polls show that Obama has 42 per cent of voter support compared to current Canadian Prime Minister Steven Harper's 29pc, this hardly comes to as a surprise. Jillian York reviews a Canadian blog and Twitter account with a twist.

Following the Twittersphere Through the Presidential Debates

  September 27, 2008

From sheer outrage to hilarious quips on what the Presidential candidates were saying at last night's debate, international Twitter users across different time zones were glued to their television and computer screens following every word uttered by Senators John McCain and Barack Obama. Following is a quick preview.

Get Voices without Votes gear!

September 25, 2008

Want to show support for your favorite source for global opinions on the U.S. elections? Check out the new Voices without Votes gear! We're now selling t-shirts and stickers on Zazzle, but let us know if you'd like to see other products!

Fey as Palin: The World Reacts

  September 16, 2008

Less than an hour after Sarah Palin's nomination was announced, the comparisons to Tina Fey started. The glasses, the hair, the highlights - Sarah Palin is indeed a dead ringer for Tina Fey, who rose to fame as a writer and comic on Saturday Night Live and left the show in 2006 to star in her own television sitcom, 30 Rock. Following Fey's epic performance last Saturday, some bloggers are dying to know when and if she'll return, while others just don't get the hype.

Global Journalists Blog Reactions to Sarah Palin

  September 12, 2008

The Washington Post‘s PostGlobal is an effort to bring global issues to the mainstream. Calling itself an “experiment in global, collaborative journalism” the site, moderated by David Ignatius and Fareed Zakaria, offers global perspectives on current issues. Twice a week, foreign independent journalists answer a question put forth by PostGlobal‘s...

MENA: Is Bristol Palin's pregnancy really an issue?

  September 3, 2008

Each presidential race has its controversies. While the past two were marred by questions of voting accessibility and vote counting, however, this race is plagued with gossip about everything from Democratic nominee Barack Obama's religion to John McCain's alleged marital infidelities. In a presidential race, hardly anything is sacred...but should the subject of Bristol Palin's pregnancy be? Jillian York has the scoop.