New Internet world: Global perspectives on freedom of expression, privacy and trust

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New Internet world: Global perspectives on freedom of expression, privacy and trust

by Margaret Weigel, The Journalist’s ResourceJanuary 25, 2012 Nations around the globe have a wide variety of policies toward the Internet. Many allow essentially unrestricted access. Others have strict laws that hold sites accountable for content and publication of personal information. Some filter or block sites. To date, there has been limited research comparing online […]

Weapon of the strong? Participatory inequality and the Internet

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Weapon of the strong? Participatory inequality and the Internet

by Christopher Olver, The Journalist’s ResourceJune 1, 2011 From fundraising and campaigning to organization and voter recruitment, the Internet has changed electoral politics in America. Because of the Web’s inherently open nature, it was thought that its use would reduce the socioeconomic inequality in U.S. politics, where more affluent citizens and groups often have higher […]