Politics

Impact of The Web on Politics

Posted on 15 April 2008. Filed under: Citizen Journalism, Politics |

Video from a conference panel on this topic held in New York last month. Features Jay Rosen, Ariana Huffington, Lisa Tizzi and Micah Sifry. From GroundReport, via David Cohn and WriteNowIsGood.

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

Irish Election Blog

Posted on 26 May 2007. Filed under: Citizen Journalism, Politics |

This group blog is bringing up-to-the-minute coverage of this weekend’s Irish elections. Two new (to me) sidebar tools : MySay and Rumour Mill. (tip)

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 1 so far )

“Mission Accomplished?”

Posted on 26 April 2007. Filed under: Politics |

Moving us more firmly towards next week’s topic (Blogs & Politics), I offer this latest installment from Brave New Films (Robert Greenwald).

Is it “political pornography”? Does it contribute to debate & consensus or dissent? Are the goals of activists (spur us to “action”) at odds with the ideals of the public sphere? (Yes, these questions make sense if you heard today’s student presentations.)

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

1984 Mash Up

Posted on 30 March 2007. Filed under: Clips, MashUp, Politics |

Examples of mash up as form of political communication. The original 1984 Apple ad. Controversial Obama staffer mashup attacking Hilliary Clinton. Plus yet-another commentary using the 1984 metaphor.

(more…)

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

Liked it here?
Why not try sites on the blogroll...