On February 27, 2011, Chinese Premier Wen held an online chat with netizens, the first such direct interaction with Chinese citizens of its kind. However, if you are of the cyber-optimistic view that new media tools spell out the end to authoritarian regimes worldwide as the oppressed world’s ticket to understanding and embrace of democracy, allow [...]
By: Alf, Katie, Jessica, Rachel, and Anne
Last week, five bloggers set out to test what would happen if each of us watched a different TV news show with a different political slant for three consecutive nights and then came together to write about what is happening in Libya based only on what we learned through our [...]
That was the title of this post on nymag.com two days ago. Michael Hirschorn, an Atlantic contributing editor, makes light of the announcement that CNN had lost roughly half of its prime-time viewers, saying CNN “took two generations to go from vanguard to rearguard,” arguing that, “It should consider itself lucky. AOL and Yahoo, both now [...]
This most recent episode of SNL pokes fun at CNN and their use of new media.
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