Tag Archives: citizen journalism

[MAIN BLOG POST- Week 7] Blogs: A tool to self-manage? Or more?

13 Jun

Lovink (Reader, page 222) also argues that: “No matter how much talk there is of community and mobs, the fact remains that blogs are primarily used as a tool to manage the self”.

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[MAIN BLOG POST 2- Week 4] Bloggers vs. Main Stream Media

13 Jun

Russell (et al.) compares elite media and institutions with bloggers and ponders the following question: “Do bloggers, with their editorial independence, collaborative structure and merit-based popularity more effectively inform the public?” (Reader, page 136). Do you agree? Use examples to illustrate your point of view.

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