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Ethan Zuckerman

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Introducing MediaCloud

Media Cloud is a platform to help researchers find quantitative answers to questions like: • What type of stories are covered more heavily in blogs than in newspapers? • How does coverage of a topic like Iran differ between national newspapers, local newspapers and political...
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Introducing MediaCloud

Media Cloud is a platform to help researchers find quantitative answers to questions like: ? What type of stories are covered more heavily in blogs than in newspapers? ? How does coverage of a topic like Iran differ between national newspapers, local newspapers and political...
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2007 Circumvention landscape report: methods, uses, and tools

As the Internet has exploded over the past fifteen years, recently reaching over a billion users, dozens of national governments have tried to control the network by filtering out content objectionable to the countries for any of a number of reasons. A large variety of...
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The history of digital community, in less than 7 minutes

Global Voices co-founder and Berkman Fellow Ethan Zuckerman delivers a magnificent, breathless history of digital community. Reaching back to the mid-60s and ARPANET, Ethan makes a propulsive case for the foundational role of communications between people -- email, chat, MUDs, MySpace, more -- in the...
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Distressed properties, on and offline

The problem of distressed properties in the wake of the slump in the US housing market and the sub-prime mortgage crisis has a parallel in cyberspace. Failing to maintain a wiki is like leaving an abandoned building unlocked and unguarded.