The Blogging Revolution

The Blogging Revolution This searching examination explores how the internet is threatening the rule of particularly repressive governments including China Cuba Egypt Saudi Arabia and Syria Addressing internet censorship

  • Title: The Blogging Revolution
  • Author: Antony Loewenstein
  • ISBN: 9780522854909
  • Page: 440
  • Format: Paperback
  • This searching examination explores how the internet is threatening the rule of particularly repressive governments including China, Cuba, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Syria Addressing internet censorship, citizen journalism, and the growing popularity of blogging as a means for change, this in depth analysis provides unique insight into these cultures as well as the latest mThis searching examination explores how the internet is threatening the rule of particularly repressive governments including China, Cuba, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Syria Addressing internet censorship, citizen journalism, and the growing popularity of blogging as a means for change, this in depth analysis provides unique insight into these cultures as well as the latest media technologies.

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    1. This book provides a fantastic taste of the blogging communities within certain repressed nations. Anthony Loewenstein offers insight without assumptions; he aims to sidestep the common Western views about how people under authoritarian regimes feel about their situation and actually ask for the opinions of those people. It is a clear, easy book to read.

    2. This was an interesting book which demonstrated and explored blogging as a tool for social revolution. Amongst the most interesting aspects of this book were the author’s meetings with bloggers in their home countries. It would be very interesting to revisit the bloggers in 10-20 years to see the impact of their actions.

    3. By Antony Loewenstein. Grade AI rarely pick up non-fiction. In fact, the best non-fiction I have read includes all the books by Jean Sasson. No author, apart from her, could touch me with their pieces of non-fiction until I read The Blogging Revolution.This searching examination explores how the internet is threatening the rule of particularly repressive governments—including China, Cuba, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Syria. Addressing internet censorship, citizen journalism, and the growing popula [...]

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