Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Going Dark

Of course, the big human rights story this Fall also involves citizen journalists in Asia who documented the uprising of Burmese monks against the military junta that controls their country. Digital video, blogs, Internet news, and other electronic distributed media have been important in this unfolding story, but now The New York Times reports "Myanmar Junta Unplugs Internet." For samples of the on-the-street amateur videos on YouTube go here and here.

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