RusNet On the Offensive

Russian President Vladimir Putin has left no stone unturned in his quest to control online media, going after independent news sources, bloggers, Russian social networking sites, and most recently international…

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South Korea’s New Media

…had been used to secretly film and disseminate videos of Korean women. The protesters were demanding more intensive police investigations into this phenomenon. The online news site Korea Exposé was…

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Russia's Surveillance State

…opposition leaders and members of the State Duma were hacked. Recordings of their private telephone conversations were even published online. On December 19, 2011, audio-files of nine tapped phone calls…

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Musicians in Conflict Zones

WPI Associate Fellow Shaun Randol founded The Mantle, an online forum through which young intellectuals can voice progressive cultural critique. In this week’s Roundtable, The Mantle asks a panel of…

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Fear in Istanbul, Relief in Prague

…the context for this latest conflict. This leads citizens to engage in political debates online and on the streets with incomplete information. Ignorance fuels hatred. Czech news takes a pro-Israel…

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Lake Baikal

October 15 is Blog Action Day, an annual online event in which bloggers post around the world on a single topic to encourage global discussion. The following is an excerpt…

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