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Blog Entry Will You be Paid to Post a Picture?
by Nishant Shah published Feb 18, 2014 last modified Mar 06, 2014 11:58 AM — filed under: ,
The wave of free information production on the web is on the wane.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
India ‘tea parties’ enable politicians to woo urban youth with technology
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 27, 2014 last modified Mar 06, 2014 12:13 PM — filed under: ,
Babalal Patel’s tiny tea stall in southern Mumbai is a long way from Silicon Valley. It is not even that close to Bangalore, the Indian equivalent.
Located in News & Media
India's social media election battle
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2014 last modified Apr 03, 2014 09:37 AM — filed under: ,
Ahead of the general elections, political parties in India are attempting to woo voters on social media for the first time.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry The Age of Shame
by Nishant Shah published Mar 30, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 04:05 AM — filed under: ,
The ability to capture private images is breeding a dangerous form of digital shaming. Within the online space, where wonderments often run rife, and conspiracy theories travel at the speed of light, there are many dark recesses where netizens half-jokingly, self-referentially, in a spirit of part-truth, part-exaggeration, often wonder on what the real reason is for the internet to exist.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
When politics gets social
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 12, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 07:52 AM — filed under: ,
In the run-up to the general election, social media companies explain how the political campaigns this time are very different from what they were five years ago.
Located in News & Media
No to homosexuals, yes to their vote
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 21, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 09:54 AM — filed under: , ,
The ad appears at the bottom of the page. It has BJP’s symbol and Modi’s photograph displayed prominently.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry Networks: What You Don’t See is What You (for)Get
by Nishant Shah published May 06, 2014 last modified May 28, 2014 09:30 AM — filed under: ,
When I start thinking about DML (digital media and learning) and other such “networks” that I am plugged into, I often get a little confused about what to call them.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
The quest for genuine clout on the internet
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 13, 2013 last modified Oct 29, 2013 07:08 AM — filed under: ,
There is a lot of interest and speculation on the impact of social media on politics because of its amplification effects.
Located in News & Media
YouTube is the answer to what has changed in India
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 20, 2013 — filed under: ,
Alternative Law Forum’s Lawrence Liang on relaunching Creative Commons, and how it changes the legal landscape of copyright issues.
Located in News & Media
Election Commission to monitor conduct of political parties on Facebook, Twitter and Google
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 25, 2013 last modified Dec 30, 2013 07:02 AM — filed under: ,
With Congress and BJP hammering away at each other in the ongoing assembly contests that will set the stage for national polls next year, the Election Commission wants to make sure social media and online platforms run by Google, Facebook and Twitter are not used to breach the code of conduct that governs candidates and parties. The commission's key concerns relate to malicious content and exceeding the campaign expense limit.
Located in News & Media