Hillary Clinton’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative is bringing tech experts to Chile to help grassroots organizations learn how to use the Web, cell phones, and social media to promote democracy and create economic opportunity.
I learn a little bit about the Israeli tech scene while driving around Tel Aviv with Roi Carthy, who is a scout for an Internet-oriented VC and also who writes about start-ups for TechCrunch, famous tech blogging group.
On our recent trip to China we met Lucas Englehardt, co-founder and CEO of BloggerInsight which pays bloggers to help companies get insight to the Chinese marketplace. That is interesting and all, but Lucas also gives us a great look into what's happening in the Chinese marketplace.
If media comes from everywhere, and a citizen can be a contributor, then why do the journalism organizations putting media out there in an old-fashioned way act so fearful of potential partners in news production?