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Howard Greenstein

August 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Our 42nd ambassador is Social Media Strategist and Evangelist, and President of the Harbrooke Group, Howard Greenstein.  You can read his post in its original context here. This year’s theme for One Web Day, September 22nd, is Online Participation in Democracy.  The Web is an incredibly valuable resource.  Like water, many of us think of [...]

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Edward Vielmetti

July 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Our 29th ambassador is Edward Vielmetti of Ann Arbor, Michigan, talking about access to the Internet in public places and the digital divide on his personal blog, Vacuum.  You can find his post in its original context here.

One Web Day is September 22; University of Michigan Law professor Susan Crawford is organizing it, with events [...]

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Netroots Nation 2008 underway

July 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

Netroots Nation2008 is being held in Austin TX July 17-19 2008. This conference, in its 3rd year, brings together progressive activists, representatives from progressive organizations, elected officials, candidates for office, and bloggers from all over the world to discuss ways and means of online activism.

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The Economist: Politics on the web

July 1st, 2008 · Comments Off

The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2008 took place this last weekend in Budapest. A related article in this week’s issue of The Economist reports on the influence and hazards of political blogging worldwide.
Notwithstanding the ‘Streisand Effect’ – where attempts to suppress news can have the opposite effect – many governments are clamping [...]

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