Twitter as Compliment, Not Replacement for Journalism
Portals and KM
AUGUST 18, 2011
He first notes that, “the fact that those on the ground in Tahrir Square and in Libya can tell their own stories to some extent instead of relying on reporters from mainstream media outlets is hugely powerful. Mathew Ingram posed an interesting piece, No, Twitter Is Not a Replacement For Journalism , on Gigaom. Huge difference.
Why the Metamovement Will Ultimately Fail
How to Save the World
OCTOBER 11, 2011
This is the greatest challenge to the Metamovement, as the people of Syria, Libya and Yemen know all too well. ”). I hope they succeed.
Australia & Time Magazine: Stephen Conroy’s Blacklist
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
MARCH 28, 2009
For data, I remember Libya getting blocked a few times in the mid ’90s, by big American ISPs, so it’ s not that new. Time Magazine features us this week. I gotta tell ya though, blacklists have existed as long as I’ve in telecommunications (since the early ’80s).
JANUARY 30, 2012
Here's a lesson in grassroots democracy, from Libya. The BBC have a short report from Gabriel Gatehouse on a local democratic initiative emerging from the ruins of Colonel Gaddafi's former compound in Tripoli. Citizenship and democracy Governance and participation
Reza War + Peace: A Photographer’s Journey from National Geographic
Portals and KM
DECEMBER 6, 2008
I would have to agree. The book is full of moving images from the Middle East, Africa and other places in conflict.