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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Blogging, the power and risk

This article abut a citizen journalist and blogger in China from today's New York Times shows the power and risks and reach of blogging. It's a perfect assignment for my blogging class, and for this fall's International media class. I find it interesting that China has a muckraker, but America doesn't seem to have any.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/06/world/asia/chinese-blogger-thrives-in-role-of-muckraker.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

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