Monthly Archives: March 2011

Egypt and the internet ‘killswitch’

The protests in Egypt this year captured the world’s attention and part of the initial excitement about the protests was that they were a “Facebook revolution”, with the initial spark for the unprecedented demonstrations coming from the new and uncontrollable frontier of … Continue reading

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Thank you

I’d just like to take this opportunity to thank you all for following this blog. I know I speak for all of us when I say we’ve thoroughly enjoyed putting it together and finding out more about press freedom worldwide … Continue reading

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The End…

So, we’re at the end of the project and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed researching and learning about freedom of the press worldwide.  I would conclude that we are lucky to live in the UK where we have such freedom of expression that we … Continue reading

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The Power of the Social Network

My contribution to the presentation on the question: “What effect is digital technology having on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom worldwide?” Done as an ‘as-live’ during the presentation, in the style of a Youtube rant.  Post-modern, … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Digital Technology

As many of us have mentioned in this blog, digital technology has had a huge impact on press freedom.  I was tempted to do a summary, but Anne did this perfectly, and I don’t feel another one from me is … Continue reading

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Summary

This blogproject was (apart from keeping us busy) meant to answer the question: What effect is digital technology having on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom worldwide? I think, every single one of us tried their best … Continue reading

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Useful links for further information…

As we near the end of the project, here are some extra bits of information surrounding press freedom worldwide that we haven’t covered but which are important… The Broadcast Freedom Act The Broadcaster Freedom Act is a petition put together … Continue reading

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