bloggers

One of the great frustrations of networked culture is how hard it is to find exactly what you are looking for in the scads of useless information that fills the web.  I always have the lingering sense that there is a vacation, a flight, a pair of pants or an article out there that I […]

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Online Censorship: Controlled by the Fuzzy Line

by JenniferCobb on 12/01/2011

Online censorship in repressive countries is a complex and often dangerous cat and mouse game, played in the context of a new digital co-dependence.  Most countries, even repressive ones, depend increasingly on the Internet as an engine of economic growth and have a vested interest in building a thriving online space. At the same time, […]

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The response to Clinton’s Internet Freedom speech has been less than enthusiastic abroad.  Gregory Asmolov, a grad student at GW focusing on social media, recently posted a great overview at Global Voices about the reaction to the speech in the Russian blogosphere.  In sum – it was hardly happy.  The overall tone implies that the […]

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Visualizing the Influence of Egyptian Bloggers

by JenniferCobb on 02/16/2011

Courtesy of Curt Hopkins at ReadWrite Web, a very cool visualization of bloggers in Egypt. You can see a hi res pdf here — egyptinfluencenetwork. I am not quite sure what it means, but it is interesting to explore.

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