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The Europe Roundup: Why are Political Blogs Dominated by Men?

BY Antonella Napolitano | Thursday, July 14 2011

UK | Why are political blogs dominated by men The Hansard Society has a new report out entitled "Gender And Digital Politics" in which the three authors examine the question: “Why are political blogs dominated by ... Read More

The Funding of Internet Freedom

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 20 2011

Bloomberg's Nicole Gaouette and Brendan Greeley run down the state of play on the State Department's funding for online circumvention tools and other projects designed to advance "Internet freedom" around the ... Read More

Say Goodbye to Data.gov?

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, March 31 2011

The Obama White House is prepping to pull down open government sites like Data.gov, the IT Dashboard, and FedSpace, reports the Federal News Radio's Jason Miller, based on the comments of one anonymous government ... Read More

A Plea to Keep on Funding E-Gov

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, March 28 2011

Here's an update on the dollars for open government front: the Sunlight Foundation* has just pushed out an open letter calling on congressional leaders to avoid slashing the budget for the E-Government Fund from $34 ... Read More

A Plea for Content-Blind 'Net Freedom

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, March 14 2011

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Facebook Causes Does Pretty Well for Itself

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 18 2010

Justin Timberlake's -- ehem, excuse me, Sean Parker's Facebook Causes start-up, co-founded with partner Joe Green, has just wrapped a $9 million round of funding, reports Bloomberg News: Read More

Civic Tech in Line for Knight News Dollars

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, June 16 2010

The just-announced lucky winners of the annual Knight News Challenge include a healthy contingent of projects at the intersection of technology and civic engagement. Read More

Strike! Wikileaks Says Freed Information Isn't Free

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, January 11 2010

The team behind Wikileaks -- a global hub of online knowledge that, while shrouded in a bit of mystery, has published and protected game-changing documents from inside governments, corporations, religious groups, and ... Read More