Nation Topics - Internet and New Media
News and Features
The man behind the @MayorEmanuel Twitter account talks about writing a real-time novel with tweets and how social media networks are ushering in a new generation of satire.
The Egyptian feminist, activist and journalist discusses the powerful role of personal narratives in the Arab Spring
When the lines between fantasy, desire, action and intent have been so blurred, the thought itself becomes the crime.
As the feminist blogosphere expands in both size and influence, women from a wide spectrum of society are finding their voices and audiences as never before.
Al Jazeera English's Ahmed Shihab-Eldin explains how social media facilitates political movements in the Arab world.
At the 2011 National Conference for Media Reform, Markey energized a crowd with talk of keeping the Internet open, fair and free.
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?