Stories by Deanna Zandt

Deanna Zandt is a media technologist and the author of the new book, Share This! How You Will Change the World with Social Networking. She is a contributing editor at AlterNet. subscribe to Deanna Zandt's feed

Posted on: Dec 13, 2010, Source:

Are distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks a legitimate and effective form of protest?

Posted on: Jul 23, 2010, Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

An excerpt from Deanna Zandt's new book, 'Share This!' explains how we share information and find community will change our lives.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The NYC govt. and the USDA quietly captured 250-400 Prospect Park geese and carted them off to gas them, needless deaths that won't prevent plane crashes.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet

SXSW may be known for its party atmosphere, but this year's conference also set a lofty goal: to end hunger in America.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2009, Source:

It's less about celebrity and more about connection, humanity and the ability to inject values into the wider culture in a populist way.

Posted on: May 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet

If you're a woman (broadly and inclusively defined and intended), and you're interested in how technology can fuel social change, come join us.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2009, Source: AlterNet

To balance out the inanities of celebs trying to self-promote, you should get on Twitter and talk about what's important to you.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2009, Source:

Amazon is blaming their PR nightmare on their French brethren.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2009, Source:

This is the kind of story that sends me down the rabbit hole of musing for days.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2009, Source: DELETED

Using blogs, Facebook and Twitter, angry authors and readers go on attack for apparent censorship -- company claims "glitch."

Posted on: Apr 3, 2009, Source:

Economic distress might have been the thing that flipped this guy's sanity over to the dark side. And now people are dead.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2009, Source:

The USA, your quality supplier of the ideals of liberty and democracy, would like to apologize for its 2001-2008 service outage.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2008, Source: AlterNet

If you had an hour to spend with Bill Clinton, what would you say?

Posted on: Apr 10, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro document five years of post-war life with paralyzed soldier Tomas Young.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Ali Shafeya Al-Moussawi was killed in his home Friday night. His family needs your help.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Deanna Zandt: It's time for activists, elected officials and candidates to get together at Campaign for America's Future's annual conference.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The editor of and author of "Full Frontal Feminism" goes on the notorious show... and even leaves Stephen speechless.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Deanna Zandt: A new documentary gets down to the bone on the life and times of America's consumer advocate...

Posted on: Jan 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Deanna Zandt: An army of technologists, activists and organizers are insisting on tech tools that work.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Deanna Zandt: Help Witness Against Torture, UFPJ, MoveOn and more end the torture and violence carried out in your name.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Deanna Zandt: The people-fueled content-sharing madness of the Internet evolution is changing the media dynamic, and it's all because of you.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Deanna Zandt: What do you *really* use your cellphone for, hmmmm?

Posted on: Nov 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

An urgent request from the Election Defense Alliance.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

They voted no on the abortion ban!

Posted on: Oct 29, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Deanna Zandt: Left-wing protesters in Oaxaca were attacked by pro-government forces, and videographer Brad Will was caught in the crossfire.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Archive footage of Novak's confession on how he really feels about the death penalty.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Novak's intolerance for independent women and the men who support them comes flying out.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If you performed any searchs via AOL this year, you might see yourself in this new report.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What will happen to your Internet if the freedom to connect is taken away from you.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A new Amnesty report and campaign sheds light on the tech giants' nefarious overseas activities.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

You can help stop this new bill in its tracks.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

On the eve of the release of her new album, the folk singer talks about elections, random acts of activism, and wild, wild weather in New Orleans. Plus: an exclusive download from 'Reprieve.'

Posted on: Jul 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The classic Abbie Hoffman book has been turned into a collaborative online project.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Your Internet freedom is being determined by people whose "receive an internet" on their computers in the morning.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Is harassment really just "accepted subway culture?"

Posted on: Jun 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Tim Berners-Lee goes to town on silly lies and distortions of Internet freedom and Net Neutrality.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Technology is getting it from all sides. Don't let us get sent back to the Dark Ages.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Plans to be announced soon, while Republican candidates are the foxes watching the henhouse in Ohio.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The giant retailer swiftly deflates the lobby's "nothing to see here, folks," strategy.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Choosing a pro-war congressperson to speak at a national progressive conference might not be such a good idea.