Thursday, November 27, 2008

Mumbai and New Media

Having spent several weeks in Mumbai during my first trip to India (1990) I, like most people, are sort of stunned by what is happening in the city. Like a nightmare come to life.
It seems that network social media and citizen journalism is covering the events in a round the clock constant feed to the web. Videos on Youtube on the Mumbai attacks seem to be being updated every few minutes. Google Maps is running a dynamic map of the attack sites. Live blogging from central Mumbai is happening here. Twitter is also being used to get out information: See Mumbai, Bombay and #Mumbai. Flickr is also running up to the minute images from the attacks.
I hope it all stops very soon.

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