Does the internet raise new issues about surveillance and censorship?
- Evgeny Morozov, “Censoring Cyberspace,” RSA Journal v. 155 no. 5539 (Autumn 2009), 20-23.
- Elizabeth M. Bucar and Roja Fazaeli, “Free Speech in Weblogistan? The Offline Consequences of Online Communication,” The Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 40 no. 3 (August 2008), 403-419.
- Ashley Esarey and Xiao Qiang, “Political Expression in the Chinese Blogosphere: Below the Radar,” Asian Survey vol. 48 no. 5 (November/October 2008), 752-772.
- Cheryl Lindsay Seelhoff, “A Chilling Effect: The Oppression and Silencing of Women and Bloggers Worldwide,” off our backs, v. 37 no. 1 (2007), 18-21.
- Corey Robin, “Another Professor Punished for Anti-Israel Views,” Jacobin, August 6 2014.
Workshop: Write a post for the class blog about one of these essays that teaches your audience something about surveillance and censorship that might not be obvious to them. When revising your blog post for publication, adding a second article to the mix.