Bloggers are being incarcerated, tortured, abducted, assassinated every day. No one protects bloggers. Here’s a list and discussion on Australia, politics and social media #HowManyMore
Blog Action Day 2009 is going to be on Climate Change – this was initially an Australian initiative.
Barack Obama says blogs have no serious fact checking, no context – also noted is that an undercover Huffington Post blogger got damaging information by sneaking into a “no-Press” event.
If journalist pillage social media for stories, they may find themselves on the receiving end of vicious campaigns by social networks. Eg Alice Hoffman vs Boston Glove Reviewer on Twitter. Those that live by the sword…
Stilgherrian goes to Tanzania to train ActionAid workers on social media so they can publish a voice online, but it’s pretty well ignored by Australian journalism – citizen and professiona.