Tag Archives: Digital Media

Tom Hayden : Julian Assange and the Lynch-Mob Moment

The lynch mob in Frankenstein. Is Julian Assange next?The lynch-mob moment:The frenzy over Julian Assange and WikiLeaks By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / December 15, 2010 We know that conservatives are extremists for order, but why have so … finish reading Tom Hayden : Julian Assange and the Lynch-Mob Moment

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John Naughton : The WikiLeaks Backlash and the Culture of the Internet

Political cartoon from The Young Diplomat.Killing the messenger:The attack on WikiLeaks It represents the first really sustained confrontation between the established order and the culture of the internet… By John Naughton / December 6, 2010 “Never waste a good crisis” … finish reading John Naughton : The WikiLeaks Backlash and the Culture of the Internet

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‘TV Everywhere’ : Pulling the Plug on Web-Based Video?

Say goodbye to free online television:Comcast launches ‘TV Everywhere’By Josh Silver / January 6, 2010 On Monday, public interest groups called on federal authorities to investigate a plan by the largest cable, satellite and phone companies that threatens the future … finish reading ‘TV Everywhere’ : Pulling the Plug on Web-Based Video?

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PRESS / Dick J. Reavis : Texas Tribune Lacks Regional Vision

Texas Tribune. Image from UrbanGrounds.The Texas Tribune:Bells and whistles but little vision The Tribune mistakes numbers for people and information for insight. It is in no way culturally or regionally idiosyncratic. By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / … finish reading PRESS / Dick J. Reavis : Texas Tribune Lacks Regional Vision

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Net Neutrality : Not a Sexy Issue, But Worth Fighting For

‘The concept of net neutrality is the guiding principle of a free and open Internet.’By Dustin Michael Harris / October 23, 2008 Does anyone remember Y2K? I realize eight years ago seems like an eternity, another lifetime even, but think … finish reading Net Neutrality : Not a Sexy Issue, But Worth Fighting For

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New Media Targeted With Harassment, Arrests at RNC

Using horseback officers, police moved to cut off demonstrators during GOP convention in St. Paul. Photo by Nick Vlcek / City Pages.‘Dozens of journalists, photographers, bloggers and videomakers arrested in an orchestrated round up of independents covering the Republican National … finish reading New Media Targeted With Harassment, Arrests at RNC

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What We Need Is A Digital Bill Of Rights

‘It is time to really think about a comprehensive national technology policy for the Internet Age’By Erick Schonfeld / August 25, 2008 As the Democrats and Republicans gather at their national conventions, it is time to really think about a … finish reading What We Need Is A Digital Bill Of Rights

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Riding the New Media : How Obama Really Did It

Cake and eat it too. From a party organized through Obama social-networking site. Photo by Porter Gifford / Technology Review.The social-networking strategy that took an obscure senator to the doors of the White House.By David Talbot This article appears in … finish reading Riding the New Media : How Obama Really Did It

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Net Neutrality: Why You Should Give a Damn

Photo by Sean Nel.‘Too much creative control is in the hands of too few people who aren’t creative’By Michael Janover / August 16, 2008 OK, I’m old. I was around when Channel 2 went on the air in Denver in … finish reading Net Neutrality: Why You Should Give a Damn

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BOOKS : Markos Moulitsas’ ‘Taking on the System’

“Rules for Radicals” Meets the 21st Centuryby Paul Hogarth / July 31‚ 2008 Markos Moulitsas’ new book, Taking On the System, is not really about political blogs. One would expect the founder of Daily Kos to write about the netroots … finish reading BOOKS : Markos Moulitsas’ ‘Taking on the System’

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