A blogger is a person who keeps a Web log or 'blog' or publishes an online diary.
This personal chronological log of thoughts published on a Web page; also called Weblog has been growing in popularity since the end of the 1990s. Typically updated daily, blogs often reflect the personality of the author, but these platforms also encourage interaction and discussion with others. Bloggers cover most areas from fashion and beauty to politics. Since 2004 Deutsche Welle with its "BoB Award" has honored bloggers who creatively and courageously stand up for freedom of opinion and equality. This is an automatic compilation of DW content pertaining to "blogger".
A US judge has granted asylum to Singaporean blogger Amos Yee, ruling that the 18-year-old qualified as a political refugee. Yee has been jailed twice for critical comments on religion and former leader Lee Kuan Yew.
In an interview with DW, Ahmad Waqas Goraya, a blogger who went missing in Pakistan last month, says he has never been involved in any anti-state or anti-Islam activity. He also opens up about his ordeal in captivity.
Openly discussing sex in rural Ghana is almost unheard of, particularly among adolescents; and that is leading to a whole host of problems. But Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia is trying to change that, creating a safe space for students to ask questions at school.