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Author: Sylvia Engdahl
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Gale, ©2008.
Series: Current controversies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays debate whether blogs are of value to the public, have significant impact on American politics, and how they affect American culture.
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Young adult nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Engdahl
ISBN: 9780737739541 0737739541 9780737739558 073773955X
OCLC Number: 191317846
Description: 219 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1 Are blogs of value to the public? --
Yes : blogs serve the public in ways conventional media do not --
Blogs give citizens a platform / Richard A. Posner --
Blogs keep watch over the mainstream media / Daniel W. Drezner and Henry Farrell --
Blogs provide firsthand information about the war in Iraq / Nikki Schwab --
No : blogs offer nothing important to the public at large --
Amateur journalists' blogs spread misinformation / Andrew Keen --
Most blogs reach only small, specialized audiences / Nicholas Lemann --
Blogging results in instant obsolescence / Trevor Butterworth --
Ch. 2 Do blogs have significant impact on American politics? --
Yes : blogs have become indispensable to political campaigns --
Blogging is a major development in the future of politics / Biz Stone --
Blogs are a critical part of political commentary / Carla Marinucci --
The future will not be unblogged / David D. Perlmutter --
No : blogs do not affect the outcome of elections --
Blogs lack the depth of print journalism / George Packer --
Specific blogs reach only small segments of the population / Byron York. Ch. 3 How are blogs affecting American culture? --
Overview : the impact of blogging / Robbie Allen --
Blogging significantly influences mainstream journalism / Rebecca MacKinnon --
Blogging has replaced the common culture with subcultures / Terry Teachout --
Blogs provide responses to community issues / Craig Colgan --
Blogs can impact grassroots politics / Lakshmi Chaudhry --
Amateur detectives use blogs to investigate crime / Laura Bauer --
Ch. 4 What ethical and legal issues are raised by blogs? --
Sexual threats stifle some female bloggers / Ellen Nakashima --
Blogging may lead to a change in libel laws / Laura Parker --
Free speech in blogs may be restricted by employers / Jonathan A. Segal --
Students have the right to blog / Electronic Frontier Foundation --
Blogs can be used as evidence in court cases / Chris W. McCarty --
There should be rules when bloggers are paid for endorsements / J.D. Lasica.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Sylvia Engdahl, book editor.
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Essays debate whether blogs are of value to the public, have significant impact on American politics, and how they affect American culture.

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