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Alternative media: Connexipedia Article
Article
Media (newspapers, radio, television, movies, Internet, etc.) which are alternatives to the business or government-owned mass media.
Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy
McChesney, Robert W.
Book
2013
The author argues that the sharp decline in the enforcement of antitrust violations, the increase in patents on digital technology and proprietary systems and massive indirect subsidies and other poli...
Digital Revolutions: Activism in the Internet Age
Hill, Symon
Book
2013
Symon Hill on the role of the Internet in activism and social change.
Domestic reality does not match bold words on Internet freedom of expression
Article
2011
The U.S. government gives lip service to online free speech but simultaneously acts in ways to drastically limit freedom of expression.
Enemies of the Internet 2013: Sources News Release
Article
2013
Reporters Without Borders is releasing a Special report on Internet surveillance
FCC Wants to Give Corporations Their Own Internet: The New Proposal Mocks Net Neutrality
Lopez, Alfredo
Article
2014
When a federal court trashed its “net neutrality” compromise policy in January, the Federal Communications Commission assured us that the Internet we knew and depended on was safe. Most activists didn...
Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction
Warburton, Nigel
Book
2009
Covers a wide-range of controversial free-speech issues, from Holocaust denial and pornography to the status of modern copyright law. Offers a concise quide to many of the vexing issues concerning our...
Get a Digital Life: An Internet Reality Check
Carroll, Jim; Broadhead, Rick
Article
2001
Get the Internet working for you
Diemer, Ulli
Article
A Web site works best when it is integrated into a co-ordinated communications strategy.
IntelligentSearch.ca
Website
A web portal featuring topics related to research and the Internet. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make ...
The Internet, Capitalism, and the State - Book Review: A Review of Robert McChesney's "Digital Disconnect"
Sperber,Joshua
Article
2013
Robert McChesney's Digital Disconnect is an account of the internet's history and likely future within the context of corporate-dominated U.S. society.
The Internet's Unholy Marriage to Capitalism
Foster, John Bellamy; McChesney, Robert W.
Article
2011
The economic context points to the paradox of the Internet as it has developed in a capitalist society. The Internet has been subjected, to a significant extent, to the capital accumulation process, w...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
NYT Hypes Russian Threat to the Internet
Schreiner, Ben
Article
2015
As if Americans didn't already have enough to worry about in regards to the recently resurrected Red Menace, we can now add the fear that those devious Russians are threatening to -- horror of horrors...
Social Networking and the Death of the Internet: How Do You "Like" That?
Lopez, Alfredo
Article
2013
Social Networking is, by its nature, a capture environment. The companies that offer the services, particularly Facebook, host your site and control all the information on it. Facebook — a group of li...
Spinwars: Politics and New Media
Fox, Bill
Book
1999
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.
We are everywhere: The irresistable rise of global anticapitalism
Notes from Nowhere Collective
Book
2003
Global voices presenting alternative visions of democracy.
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
Knappenberger, Brian
Film
2012
A history of Anonymous, the radical "hacktivist" collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age.
You, Sources, and Getting the Most Out of the Internet Including Six Internet Fictions to Consider
Zwicker, Barrie
Article
The Internet is part of a communications strategy but it can't be the only part.

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ACTRA
The union representing Canada's 21,500 performers, writers and broadcast journalists. Concerned about free trade, cultural sovereignty, censorship, public broadcasting, copyright, Canadian film.
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Working to promote freedom of expression. CCPJ's main project is the IFEX Clearing House which operates an Action Alert Network and disseminates information on freedom of the press to organizations an...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Council of Europe
Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals. The Council ha...
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Randall is an expert on Social Media Strategy, Social Media Risks, and Networking, and has helped over 100 major organizations since 1994. Author of seven books, including Social Media for Business, the Online PR and ...
Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital f...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...

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Canadian Court to the Entire World: No Links For You!
Sutton, Maira
2014
The Supreme Court of British Columbia has ordered Google to remove entire domains from its search results — a decision that could have enormous global implications on free expression. This is the late...
The dark side of the internet
Beckett, Andy
2009
Search engines access only a very small fraction of the deep web, which is estimated to be five hundred times as big as the surface web.
Dean's Digital World Articles
1996
List of Dean's Digital World articles.
Dictionary of the Internet
Ince, Darrel
2001
About 3600 entries, mostly jargon from networking and Internet usage, with many abbreviations and technical terms.
Google and the future of search: Amit Singhal and the Knowledge Graph
Adams, Tim
213
An interview with the current head of Google Search, discussing some of the thought processes behind the current functionality of 'search' and some of its possibilites for the future.
It's Complicated
The Social Lives of Networked Teens
boyd, danah
2014
In It's Complicated, danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media.
Masters of the Internet
The Political Economy of Cyberspace
Schiller, Dan
2013
The Internet’s unbalanced control structure provides an essential basis for US corporate and military supremacy in cyberspace. While the US government exercises an outsized role, other states possess ...
New online censorship campaign extinguishes last flicker of Olympic torch
Sources News Release
2009
China's campaign against 'Internet porn' is targetting political and human rights websites such as Amnesty International's. Bullog (http://www.bullog.cn), a political blog portal, has been inaccessibl...
NSA surveillance may cause breakup of internet, warn experts
Taylor, Matthew; Hopkins, Nick; Kiss, Jemima
2013
Internet specialists highlight moves by Brazil, Germany and India towards creating separate networks in order to block spying.
Richard O'Dwyer: living with the threat of extradition
Student who set up website posting links to TV and film content fears being used as a guinea pig by Hollywood giants
Ball, James
2012
Richard O'Dwyer's web-linking site would place him at the heart of the titanic running battle between the Hollywood giants – struggling to keep their beleaguered business model intact in the online er...
Silicon Snake Oil
Second Thoughts on the Information Highway
Stoll, Clifford
1995
Spirit of the Web
The Age of Information from Telegraph to Internet
Rowland, Wade
1999
A journey through communication technology and our fascination and tribulations with it.
Terms of Use
Negotiating the Jungle of the Intellectual Commons
Wirten, Eva Hemmungs
2008
Concentrates on the conceptual foundations of the public domain and inspires readers by providing an original and innovative approach to the understanding of the public domain and its origins.
US was 'key player in cyber-attacks on Iran's nuclear programme'
Obama reported to have approved bid to target Tehran's nuclear efforts
Beaumont, Peter; Hopkins, Peter
2012
Fresh light is shed on the rapid development of US cyberwarfare capability and reveal its willingness to use cyber weapons offensively to achieve policies.
You, Sources, and Getting the Most Out of the Internet
Including Six Internet Fictions to Consider
Zwicker, Barrie
1996
Internet facts and myths.