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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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Journalist Matt Fleming Interview on Digital Technologies

I also asked Matt: ‘What effect are digital technologies having on print journalism?’ Here Matt explained the expansion of the internet and how it is changing a journalists job, and also their freedom.

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Journalist Matt Fleming Interview on Social Networking and Libel Law

I went on to ask Matt: ‘What do you think of social networking? And how can it be monitored?’ Matt spoke about Twitter and how it is used and also libel laws as a means of regulating its content. 

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The Internet and Iran’s Twitter revolution.

As mentioned in the previous post, during the protests following the 2009 elections, mobile phones and cameras showed the world how the government treated the protesters.  But without the Internet, those pictures would never have left the country. The Internet … Continue reading

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Aung San Suu Kyi soon part of Twitter-Community?

Aung San Suu Kyi has become an icon of peaceful resistance in the face of repression. The 65-year-old Burmese has spent most of the last 20 years in some form of imprisonment because of her efforts to bring democracy to Burma. … Continue reading

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The Power of the Social Network

There is a lot of talk of the Twitter Revolution. Many people seem to be going on and on about the power of the social networks, and so often it seems unfounded and difficult to believe.  But look: it is … Continue reading

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