Posts tagged ‘censorship’

Governments step up efforts to control internet

Political censorship is on the increase around the world as regimes develop increasingly innovative ways of enforcing it, according to a new report published by Freedom…

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Clay Shirky: social media, protest and a changing world order

The interview above with the Wall Street Journal Clay Shirky, is full of interesting points, including why the Professor of New Media at New York University…

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Swift crackdown after calls for “Jasmine revolution” posted online in China

The Chinese authorities suspended searches for content on the country’s Twitter-like microblogging service operated by Sina in a move to stifle mention of a “Jasmine Revolution”…

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Protest, social media and the importance of journalism in post-Mubarak Egypt

Here’s a post I wrote for the Frontline Club blog on Al Jazeera English’s Empire programme looking at “cyber-generated” change and how the media “missed” the…

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Social media in China: how people are challenging the official line

Microblogs other than Twitter, which are more easily accessible for people in China – have attracted interest recently because of the ways that they are are…

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