Blogumentary

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First Open Source documentary by Chuck Olsen, about blogging and its impact.

URL = http://blogumentary.org/

"Synopsis

Blogumentary explores the many ways blogs are affecting our media and politics. Personal political writing is the foundation of our democracy, but mass media has made us into passive consumers instead of active citizens. Blogs return us to our roots and reengage us in democracy.

The film features interviews with Jeff Jarvis, Joe Trippi, Rebecca Blood, David Weinberger, Dan Gillmor, John Hinderaker and many more. The film also explores the personal side of blogging, including a BBC blogger injured in Iraq and a friend's suicidal blog post. Whatever your familiarity with blogs, Blogumentary offers a fresh and compelling look at how blogs are changing the way we communicate.

Themes

Personal expression and transformation. Democratic non-corporate media in action. Tension between revelation and anonymity. Blog personality vs. real-life personality (e.g. shyness). Relationship dynamics: romantic, family, friends, work. Connectedness. Blogosphere as a living organism. Humanity." (http://blogumentary.org/)