Wednesday, February 25, 2004

The Power of the Blogosphere

This Maariv International article is yet another example of the power of the blogosphere, and of the consequences of not understanding, to pinch a bit from Laura Gurak's Cyberliteracy, the speed and reach of the internet.

The blurb at the beginning of the article sums it up nicely:

"Minutes after the internet diary ('blog') of MK Ehud Yatom went online, surfers began to post stinging comments about his role in the bus 300 affair * After several hours, the blog vanished. * Yatom: 'I have no idea what a “blog” is'. Evidently not."

Some background:
What happened on Bus 300? from the Jerusalem Post.
Oh, and just in case you're not up on Israeli government, "MK" is Member of Knesset: see the Knesset or Israeli Democracy.

- posted by laurie @ 2/25/2004 03:41:00 AM
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