From September 2005 to June 2006 a team of thirteen scholars at the The University of Southern California's Annenberg Center for Communication explored how new and maturing networking technologies are transforming the way in which we interact with content, media sources, other individuals and groups, and the world that surrounds us.

This site documents the process and the results.

will the rich be saved from the next 9/11 by email alerts?

If yesterday's entry about Congress's desire to protect the freedom speech of journalists, but not to extend those benefits to bloggers wasn't enough, the telecom cities mailing list carries a story from the New York Daily News about how select business and arts executives received e-mails warning of a terrorist threat to the city three days before the public was informed and ninety minutes before Mayor Bloomberg was given a full briefing.

Is membership in the exclusive online community of required to survive terrorist attacks these days?

Read the NY Daily News entry here

Submitted by kvarnelis on October 13, 2005 - 12:32pm