Social Communicators on CA Term Extension

Social communicators, or the social media users especially Tweeple, followed the CA term extension night, May 28, with great enthusiasm contributing to frequently updated information and opinions. Following tweets on the night provided both information on what’s going on and opinions on what people were thinking about the events – sometimes the frustrations and many […]

Code of ethics for bloggers

UPDATED ON MAY 27 WITH PROPOSED CODE OF ETHICS With growing popularity of blogs in Nepal, many issues concerning blogs are emerging. One of the issues that needed to be immediately addressed is on ethical aspects of the blogs. Blogs, by nature, is free. But as Rebecca Blood put it: The blog’s greatest strength – […]

Constructive youth engagement through social media

At the time when the term Facebook generation is increasingly being used to refer to youths uninterested in political and social responsibilities, youths have came together to use the social media for constructive political and social engagements. Many consider that Nepali youth in today’s urban societies normally detach themselves from politics, social responsibilities and look […]

Is blog under Press Council jurisdiction?

Recently, Press Council of Nepal (PCN) issued a letter seeking clarification from MySansar, Nepal’s most popular blog. This is first time that PCN has recognized the presence of a blog. This incident should also encourage the government – and its agencies – to have a policy about online media. THE STORY published a series […]