Please Forward: How Blogging Reconnected New Orleans After Katrina

Please Forward: How Blogging Reconnected New Orleans After Katrina
Published:
June 2015 by University of New Orleans Press
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Goodreads Rating:
4.73
Pages:
403
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ISBN10:
1608011089
ISBN13:
9781608011087

Much of the story of Hurricane Katrina lived on the internet as the city reconnected during its diaspora. When Cynthia Joyce went looking for one vital account for a course she was teaching, she found the site down and the piece forgotten. This inspired her search for the works that became Please Forward: How Blogging Reconnected New Orleans After Katrina. Some of the writing included is famous and easily obtainable; a good percentage of the work is currently unavailable due to aging servers and broken links. Taken together, these pieces are powerful testament to the New Orleans blogging community who proved the internet could function as a crucial platform in a time of crisis. All contributors can be found on the publishers page.