Category Archives: Blogging Practices Workshop

Branding Credibility: Blogging Ethics from the Consumers' Perspective

Steve Siff, Ohio University

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Can Blogging be More than Punditry and Emotional Rhetoric?

Ethical Blogging Through Authenticity

Karen Mishra, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Authentic blog communication is a potential way to overcome a lack of trust by harnessing the reliable voice of company experts to build long-term relationships between a firm and its constituents.

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The Implications of Blogs for Democracy in the Arab World

Ali Mohamed, McGill University

The blog phenomenon in the Arab world has not yet ripened to the point that its effects can be accurately judged. Until now, Arab blogs have not received much attention from communication researchers or professionals. However, from the evidence that seems to be accumulating, I argue that the positive impact of the Internet and weblogs in the Arab world may be predominantly seen in the way in which they mediate the flow of news and information. I believe that blogs will revolutionize the Arab world, as they continue to turn up the pressure on Arab governments to come to terms with the winds of change that have started to blow through the Arab World.

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