Tag Archives: press

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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Wikileaks – The Cablegate Scandal

Julian Assange will face trial in Sweden for alleged sexual assault.  To many, this man is ‘Public Enemy Number One’.  And following Wikileaks most daring move towards the end of last year, it is easy to see why he is … Continue reading

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Iran – A Conclusion

What effect is digital technology having on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom in Iran? While digital technology in the forms of mobile phone cameras, the Internet and social media has helped the word of the people … Continue reading

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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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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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