The handbook offers advice and technical tips for the best way to launch a blog and how to get round online censorship. It includes an explanation of how to blog anonymously and contains articles by bloggers, particularly in Egypt and Burma.
You’ll find a “practical exercice” which will teach you how to use Tor, a software to circumvent Internet censorship. Authoritarian governments are wary of these men and women, who post news without officially being journalists. Worse, they frequently raise sensitive issues which the media, now known as “traditional”, dare not cover. In some countries, blogs have become a new source of news.
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