Monday, October 30, 2006

Post-Katrina Blogging in New Orleans

The word blog is defined in Webopedia as a "Web page that serves as a publicly accessible personal journal for an individual". It is short for Web log, and is typically updated daily, reflecting the personality of the author. In further research states that "blogs often provide commentary or news on a particular subject, such as food, politics, or local news".

This could not be more true than what is being written by bloggers in post-Katrina New Orleans. One such blogger is Adrastos. In the blog's opening sub-title the phrase, "Politics, Life & Culture (or what passes for it) in Post-Katrina New Orleans.” expresses the orientation of this local blogger. The site daily offers well written and strongly held personal views and observations on the city's culture and politics, as well as movie reviews and links to music and other videos. It represents an interesting personal journal in an ever-changing publicly accessible format.

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