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The following are interviews with experts and others who have kindly taken the time to share with me their views and experiences on social media around the world.


NOTE: All contributions and help given in relation to the book are subject to the terms set out in contributors release notice.








Burkina Faso


Ramata Sore - Journalist and Blogger, Burkina Faso


On the use of blogs by journalists to expres their opinions


South Africa


Anthony Hazell - Head of Relationship Management, Democratic Alliance Party, South Africa


On the use of blogging by Helen Zille, leader of the Democratic Alliance Party and Mayor of Cape Town, South Africa






Erika Ruiz - Communications Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim, Mexico


On the slow take-up of social media in Mexico







Mean Lux - blogger advocate, Cambodia


Virak Hor - blogger and web-developer Cambodia


On the nascent blogging movement in Cambodia








Nan Yang - freelance writer, translator and teacher, China


On the use of social media by political bloggers and ordinary folk in China




Juny Lee - Account Manager, Edelman Korea


On the use of social media in Korea (eg by Kia Cars and others), Second Life and social networks




My article on Blogging Thrives in Malaysia - features information from several interviews about political blogging and business blogging in Malaysia.







Angela Corrias - UK-based Italian freelance journalist, writer and photographer.


On how social media is being used in Italy for grassroots political campaigning and by ordinary people. I have not uploaded the interview due to some aspects that need editing first.



Middle East


Saudi Arabia


Rauf Hameed - Communications Manager, Tetrapak Saudi Arabia


On the increasing popularite of blogging and social networking in the Middle East 




Social Media and Travel Business


Adam Rugel - CEO, 71miles.com, California, USA


Wikipedia and Reputation Management


Alan Lane - Reputation Management Expert, VASGAMA



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