Monday, March 09, 2009

Just Put Your Lips Together and Blow

Whistle blowers who expose government corruption produce a number of digital genres in the Web 2.0 era. In the forthcoming Virtualpolitik book I write about how waste, abuse, corruption, and incompetence are exposed in YouTube videos, digital maps, and widely circulated e-mails.

As a case in point, the blog Ms Sparky's Mishaps & Misadventures is devoted to publicizing the incompetence of mega-contractor KBR in doing electrical work for the military in mobile encampments set up inside the Iraq warzone. Here she appears in the Rachel Maddow show in conjunction with her domain name.

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1 Comments:

Anonymous Ms Sparky said...

Thanks for the link and help in keeping this issue in the news.

This was my first live interview and I couldn't see Rachel. I was talking to air.

Great blog.

11:23 AM  

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