Nation Topics - Internet and New Media
News and Features
At the 2011 National Conference for Media Reform, Malkia Cyril calls for a social merger, the consolidation of people's voices, to challenge the moneyed interests which currently control Washington and the country's media policy.
While the press grapples with how to make Internet journalism profitable, social media is creating a more inclusive and democratic media.
The Internet has revolutionized journalism: not only has it put the powers of production in the hands of the audience, but it has also drastically increased participation in a previously exclusive profession.
With our tiny screens and cellphones, we have become prosthetic gods, the whole world in our handhelds. Are we not also monsters?
For a healthy democracy, transparency is the best medicine.
Clay Shirky's Cognitive Surplus is the latest monotonous revery about the Internet social revolution. Evgeny Morozov punctures that bubble.
In defense of the editor of the Huffington Post. Not that the lady needs one, having been a leader in undermining the right-wing dominance of Internet reporting for over five years.
In his new book, Evgeny Morozov calls on the US government to reassess its technology sector, which is now yoked to the geopolitics of several pro-democracy uprisings.
On Uprising Radio, John Nichols says that the $315 million deal will not benefit readers.
After a good start, the Obama administration’s response to the democratic revolution in Egypt has begun to exude the odor of betrayal.