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Web 2.0 and Democracy

June 18, 2009

Secretary of State Hilary Clinton on Wednesday defended a US request to Twitter to postpone a planned maintenance shutdown as a way to allow Iranians to speak out and organize. (1) The last presidential election in Iran that caused many protests throughout the capital city of Tehran continues. Despite the government’s Tweeter blockage; tweets, pictures, […]

Web 2.0: A Medium Politicians Can’t Afford to Miss

June 9, 2009

Being the largest racial minority group in the US, political campaigns could not afford to miss any medium in order to reach-out on Hispanics. The extraordinary Obama presidential campaign gave us a clear lesson on the importance of new media in order to maximize visibility and transparency for the campaign. Social Media sites like Facebook, […]