Nation Topics - Internet and New Media
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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.
Saudis are funding international terrorism, the State Department ordered spying on UN officials, Obama helped protect Bush officials who ordered torture... and more bombshells.
Even a cursory look at our most popular stories shows that Nation readers rank among the most intelligent and informed of those of any publication anywhere. Here's a list of some of your favorites in 2010.
Cartoon policy videos have not yet supplanted op-eds, but a recent breakout hit on the Federal Reserve is the kind of political content that could be highly influential in a mediascape increasingly driven by video and social sharing.
WikiLeaks has embraced the ethics that guide traditional news outlets' disclosure of secrets. It should be afforded the same protections.