Bruno, Frank Alan
September 2001
Multicultural Review;Sep2001, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p57
Academic Journal
This article reports that the everyday life of people in various cultures can be viewed up close and personal in weblogs or "blogs." These online diaries or journals can contain interesting experiences of ordinary people. Weblogs show us just how similar life can be among cultures and can give us insights into similarities and differences between cultures. Individual diarists' free expression helps us understand cultural issues and practices that each of them faces daily. Some weblogs can be addicting to read, as the reader is enticed to come back to see what happened to the diarist. In an era of reality television, weblogs offer daily or weekly updated postings, which can contain some very candid intimate details, such as details about the posters sex life or what he or she ate for breakfast. Weblogs many times contain reactions to current events. Weblogs are definitely a creative reconstruction of each blogger's life and thought. Many contain pictures, video clips, moving animation, or links to other sites for illustration.


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