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18 October 2006 16:15

INternet jelly

At the beginning of the year the Time magazine’s 'Person of the year’ cover got me thinking about issues of control and the internet in a global and local context. It focused on the proliferation of user generated content (UGC), and talks about being on the verge of a 'new digital democracy'. When 'old' media starts talking about citizens taking over, a 'revolution' and 'power to the people', perhaps it signals the opposite?

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