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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]