Blogging Iraq

The latest edition of Australia’s media publication, the Walkley Magazine, features an article about the rise of blogging the Iraq war, and the polarisation of the “war on terror”:

Australian author and journalist Antony Loewenstein says these [Iraqi] bloggers make a significant contribution to our understanding of the conflict and its aftermath: “It’s amazing how used we are in the west to simply getting the news on this quagmire from western journos, living in comparative luxury, rather than listening to Iraqis themselves, many of whom are writing and suffering the daily strife.”