22 September 2005

Handbook for Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents

Reporters Without Borders has published a PDF handbook as a help-guide for bloggers living in countries where mainstream media is censored. You can download it here.

"...with handy tips and technical advice on how to to remain anonymous and to get round censorship, by choosing the most suitable method for each situation."

It offers the basics on how to set up a blog, publish it, and get it into the search-engines. It's purpose is "...to establish its (blog) credibility through observing basic ethical and journalistic principles."

-- Bloggers, the new heralds of free expression
-- What’s a blog ?
-- The language of blogging
-- Choosing the best tool
-- How to set up and run a blog
-- What ethics should bloggers have ?
-- Getting your blog picked up by search-engines
-- What really makes a blog shine ?
-- Personal accounts
-- How to blog anonymously
-- Technical ways to get round censorship
-- Ensuring your e-mail is truly private
-- Internet-censor world championship

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