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War blog

A blog that came into being after 9/11 and deals with the war against terrorists. See blog.
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I had launched my blog (or shall I say "warblog," which is what I named it, apparently coining a term I've come to loathe) five days after the September H massacre and almost immediately found myself swept up in an exhilarating whirlwind of grassroots media creation.
Writing in the first full flush of the warblog explosion, I predicted this: "Some clever sonofabitch out there is going to tap into the vibrancy that Reynolds (and his readers & imitators) represent, and create one hell of a newspaper, magazine, website, and/or broadcast company for the New Era.
We've yet to find Saddam's warblog but we have been watching the growing tide of war web logs.
Compared to TV and radio (even newspapers) which spin news in a certain way, most warblogs provide a low-level view of events and the very human side to life in a warzone.
En este sentido, recalca la aparicion de los weblogs o los denominados "warblogs" creados no solamente por periodistas hallados en el campo de lucha, sino tambien por militares, civiles o parlamentarios (Meso Ayerdi, 2003).
Se trata de los warblogs, que lograron un gran protagonismo durante la invasion de Irak en 2003, tal como pone de relieve Patricia Gonzalez Aldea:
"La credibilidad de los warblogs durante la guerra estuvo por delante de la de los medios tradicionales [...] Los propios periodistas profesionales eran lectores de warblogs y desde los medios se hacian invitaciones a bloggers ciudadanos como Salam Pax.
Em 2001, com os atentados ao World Trade Center e a consequente Guerra do Iraque que eclodiu em 2003, novamente a midia independente ganhou forca e visibilidade, atraves dos warblogs (RECUERO, 2003), blogs de autoria de jornalistas e cidadaos que narravam os acontecimentos sobre a guerra a partir de perspectivas locais e desvinculadas da distribuicao de noticias pela midia de massa.
Warblogs: os blogs, a Guerra do Iraque e o Jornalismo On-line.
Christoph Neuberger, Birgit Eiglmeier, & Julia Sommerhauser: Warblogs. Berichte aus erster Hand oder Propagandatricks?
Para tener acceso a estos moblogs basta con conectarse con los warblogs. Son blogs tematicos que juntan todo lo que circula sobre la guerra de Irak en la blogosfera.
While Internet audiences flocked to bona fide news sites, many in the mainstream press reported on the crop of Weblogs (or warblogs, a term coined after 9/11) that sprouted up to chronicle and critique the war and war coverage.