Published on October 9, 2007
Web 2.0 The Global Conversation Rebecca MacKinnon www.Rconversation.com www.GlobalVoicesOnline.org
“ Back Dorm Boys”
“ Read-only” vs. “Read-write”
Citizen Media Dan Gillmor - former San Jose Mercury News “ The former audience”
LECTURE Media 1.0 Conversation Media 2.0
1990’s: Web 1.0
My blog as simple example Of Web 2.0
Links create a web of conversation screenshot: technorati appear: google & its links
Content is freed of container
Feeds from NYT
“ Citizen Journalism:” Professionals lose control of media
New Citizen media projects
“ Baghdad blogger” Salam Pax
“ I try to dispel the image that Muslims and Arabs suffer from - mostly by our own doing I have to say - in the rest of the world. I am no missionary and don’t want to be. I run several internet websites that are geared to do just that, create a better understanding that we’re not all nuts hell-bent on world destruction.”
Then... High cost of production Scarcity of space, airtime, etc. Now... Low cost of production Scarcity of attention
The New Media Ecosystem Source: Morgan Stanley October 2004 report: “Update from the Digital World” by Mary Meeker et. al.
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2006 Chinese Blogger Conference, Hangzhou
First Annual Chinese blogger conference Shanghai, November 2005: Live webcast, live chat, live blogging None of it was censored.
Chinese bloggers share coverage of Their activities on community photo Sites like Flickr.com
ZOLA & THE NAILHOUSE Internet-> traditional media, then mutual reinforcement When media coverage was shut down, there was so much on the internet the ban was ineffectual This issue did not really threaten central government legitimacy, so it wasn’t totally censored.
Internet-> traditional media, then mutual reinforcement
When media coverage was shut down, there was so much on the internet the ban was ineffectual
This issue did not really threaten central government legitimacy, so it wasn’t totally censored.
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Mainland Web 2.0