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A new Arabic-language blogging guide

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Cairo has published a new 197-page blogging guide in Arabic عبر واتحررـ دليل التدوين (Express and Free Yourself: A Guide to Blogging). It’s released under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial license. ★ Hat tip: @MagdaAbuFadil, director of the Journalism Training Program at the American University of Beirut and a blogger […]

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What a Difference a Year Makes

For Lebanon’s parliamentary elections in June 2009, citizen media hadn’t quite achieved the critical mass it needed to mobilize. True, the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE) mobilized more than 2,000 SMS-enabled monitors and Sharek961 implemented the first instance of the crowdsourced crisis-mapping application Ushahidi, but beyond these interventions and a handful of existing bloggers, […]

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Securing Your WordPress Blog, from abaadblogs

In advance of our Basic Internet Privacy and Security workshop, which we’re hosting tomorrow in our offices, from 10 am to 4 pm, blogger and web developer Mireille Raad, our very first guest blogger, offered to write up a few tips on securing your WordPress blog from hacking attempts. You’ll also find this post on […]

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