An op-ed

An op-ed

: Here’s the op-ed piece about weblogs in Iran and Iraq that I wrote for the Star-Ledger, the largest paper in my company.

The Ledger’s good headline: “The building blogs of democracy”

For those of you coming from the Ledger: Welcome. The links in the article are clickable, below. And here are some additional links here about this story.

On the arrest of Sina Motallebi and the Iranian weblog scene: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. On weblogs in Iraq, here.

To read the whole op-ed piece, click on the “more” link.

Weblogs are revolutionary

Weblogs are not just the hottest trend on the trend-addicted Internet, they are a powerful tool for free speech, a free press, and democracy. Because they are the cheapest, easiest publishing tools ever created