Reporters Without Borders’ Press Freedom Index 2013

Reporters Without Borders released its 2013 Press Freedom Index. The Nordic countries have again demonstrated their ability to maintain an optimal environment for news providers. Finland (1st, 0), Netherlands (2nd, +1) and Norway (3rd, -2) have held on to the first three places. Canada (20th, -10) only just avoided dropping out of the top 20.…

CLBR Segment 1: Dem and GOP Conventions on Internet Issues

BEHIND THE BALLOONS AND BLUSTER: EVALUATING THE PARTY PLATFORMS ON INTERNET ISSUES Republican Political Consultant Blake Waycaster of Atlanta-based Centennial Strategies joins us to discuss the Democratic and Republican party platforms on Internet issues. The Next Web did a handy comparison of both platforms on tech issues. Republican platform  and Democratic. Interestingly, the GOP internet…