Media democratization on the battlefield

This article was originally published on the European Journalism Center’s Magazine section, and was republished on Atticus Mullikin’s Newsvine column.

Increasingly, US military personnel and people in war zones are talking about war from the inside. These testimonies, which would have been very difficult if not impossible before the information age, often offer a stark contrast to the message presented by government and corporate media. There are literally hundreds of blogs about war and conflict. Check out Yahoo’s Iraq War Blogs and Diaries and at Hereinreality.com’s Iraq Blogs and especially Milblogging.com.

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