Hat Tip To Mumbai Bloggers Getting Their Workout

Mumbai deadly attacks – Blogs feed info frenzy

BLOGGERS across Mumbai fed live updates of the action after Islamist gunmen launched waves of attacks in the heart of India’s financial capital, highlighting the emergence of citizen journalism in news coverage.

Some, including a blogger named Vinu, were furiously uploading photos of damage […]

Obama-maniacs Accused Of The “S” Word, Cyber Attacks, etc.

Politics can be very nasty. Right and Left wing bloggers are doing everything they can to demonize the “other side”. Creating a spam shutdown, of a political blog, will always pount the accusing finger at their opponent. […]

Manipulated Media Is Great For Bloggers

 

 

NY Times Holds Stories Because They’re Afraid of Conservatives

Now the New York Times has gotten itself in the same old pickle they always do — they are going to be criticized by Republicans when in fact they were trying to be extra fair to Republicans. […]

US State Deptartment Resorts To “Lets Talk” Diplomacy

State Dept. Tries Blog Diplomacy

The State Department, departing from traditional public diplomacy techniques, has what it calls a three-person, “digital outreach team” posting entries in Arabic on “influential” Arabic blogs to challenge misrepresentations of the United States and promote moderate views among Islamic youths in the […]

Musharraf Shuts Down Opposition TV While Negroponte Watches

Two leading Pakistani media outlets that had their television broadcasts shut down inside Pakistan have now been forced to end international broadcasts. VOA’s Barry Newhouse reports from Islamabad that the new crackdown on independent media came as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte met with President Pervez Musharraf.

Government officials in Islamabad […]