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From TXTMob to Twitter: How an Activist Tool Took Over the Conventions

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, August 25 2012

The journo-political industrial complex is headed for the national party conventions this weekend, with more than 15,000 journalists along with thousands more Republican delegates, activists, party operatives and outside ... Read More

Vietnamese Blogger's Mother Sets Herself On Fire Ahead of Daughter's Trial, Reports Say

BY Nataliya Nedzhvetskaya | Monday, August 6 2012

Three political bloggers will be brought to trial tomorrow in Ho Chi Minh City on charges of "distorting the truth" and "denigrating the part and state," AFP reports. If convicted the bloggers could serve up to 20 years in jail. Read More

In Oregon, Bloggers Aren't Journalists, Federal Judge Rules

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Wednesday, December 7 2011

A Montana real estate agent in legal hot water for allegedly defamatory statements made on her blog isn't a journalist as defined by Oregon law, a federal district court judge has ruled. Read More

Twitter as Mainstream Media's Meta Minder

BY Nick Judd | Friday, November 18 2011

A freelancer for Reuters in Yemen won't be reporting from that country anymore after a Twitter-stoked brouhaha over his other job — as a translator for Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The capstone of the ... Read More

The Europe Roundup: Restart Romania

BY Antonella Napolitano | Thursday, November 17 2011

Romania | Restart Romania Like many post-Communist countries, Romania is having troubles promoting a modern idea of citizenship: transparency, activism and engagement are relatively new words for Romanians. ... Read More

Middle Eastern Bloggers May Be Unprepared for Online Security Threats, Study Finds

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, August 2 2011

In the face of increasing threats to their safety and their ability to publish, bloggers in the Middle East don't have a firm grasp on how to protect themselves online, according to survey results released yesterday by ... Read More

Joe Miller's War on Media

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 18 2010

Liberal. Blogger. Need Joe Miller say more? Alaska's Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate tapped into a ready store of epithets to convince folks that a private security detail's handcuffing of Alaska Dispatch editor ... Read More

The Growth Field of Blogger Relations

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, August 5 2010

Politico dives into the developing art and craft of being a person inside an organization charged with engaging with bloggers: Read More

Bloggers and the DISCLOSE Act

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 21 2010

The fuss over whether Rep. Chris Van Hollen's (D-MD) DISCLOSE Act will apply to bloggers seems to have done the trick: Read More