News outlets are cutting back more and more on foreign coverage, even though international events obviously have profound effects domestically. Brooke talks to MIT's Ethan Zuckerman, author of Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection about the past and future of foreign reporting, and how he would like to do away with the term "foreign news" altogether.
China's surveillance of Skype is not particularly surprising. What is surprising is that Skype owner Microsoft is a founding member of the Global Network Initiative, an anti-internet censorship and pro-privacy organization. Bob speaks to Ethan Zuckerman, director of MIT's Center for Civic Media, about the Global Network Initiative and its apparent shortcomings.
Ethan Zuckerman, co-founder of Global Voices and research fellow at the Berkman Center, joins us weekly in November to talk about the global impact of social media. This week: a look at how Africa portrays itself on the website Africa Knows and the debate over foreign aid.
The day after Thanksgiving might be a national day of shopping for some, but Dave Isay of StoryCorps wants it to be a national day of listening. He offers advice for recording the act of listening to a relative, friend or teacher. Also, New Jersey’s public advocate Ron Chen; the ...
Even with the worldwide web at their fingertips, most people stay within their online comfort zones. All this month, Ethan Zuckerman, co-founder of Global Voices Online, explores the way digital media can connect people to a wider range of voices. Today’s topic: the Arabic-English website Meedan.net and other sites that ...
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