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Jorge Gobbi

The author, Jorge Gobbi, has a major in Communication Sciences at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he also teaches. He's in charge of the seminar “Communication, travel and social representations” a course from the Communication Sciences career and he's also Stella Martini's teaching assistant in the subject Theory and practices of Communication II.

He also works as a journalist specialized in technology, particularly at Users magazine.

Currently, he's doing a PhD in Social Sciences in the Buenos Aires University (UBA).

He has four blogs: Blog de Viajes (with a forum); Vida Vacía, dedicated to music, and blogs (in spanish); the moblog 365 miradas (in spanish) and Infoxicados (technology, in spanish).

Other resources about me:

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Latest posts by Jorge Gobbi

15 November 2008

Argentina: Wordcamp 2008 in Buenos Aires

The second edition of Wordcamp Argentina recently took place in Buenos Aires, and which again featured the presence of Matt Mullenweg, Wordpress' main developer. Here he previewed the changes in...

30 October 2008

Argentina: Diego Maradona Named New Coach of National Team

Diego Maradona must be the most famous Argentine in the world, and anything that he does usually becomes news. It is even more newsworthy, when he is named the next...

23 October 2008

Argentina: Government Seeks to Nationalize Private Retirement Funds

The government of Argentina recently announced that they would send a proposal to the Congress by which the Pension and Retirement Plan Administration or AFJP in Spanish (also known as...

10 October 2008

Latin America: Reporting On, Twitter for journalists gets popular

Reporting On, a new micro-blogging tool is getting quite popular among Latin American journalists who are using this tool to let others know what they are writing about.

22 August 2008

Argentina: Weblogs Day 2008 in Buenos Aires

The 2008 version of Weblogs Day recently took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This year, topics went beyond the discussion of blogs, and included information about web 2.0 entrepreneurs and...

18 July 2008

Argentina: Senate Rejects Tax Hike on Agricultural Exports

The Argentinean Senate recently rejected the proposal to increase taxes on agricultural exports. The poll ended with a tie of 36 votes, and the country's Vicepresident broke the tie with...

23 May 2008

Argentina: The Countryside and Social Conflict

During the last two months, the Argentinean political agenda has been marked by the conflict between the government and “the countryside,” a generic denomination that groups everything from big land...

15 April 2008

Argentina: Economist Blogs and Economy Policy

Economy blogs in Argentina have made a recent splash due to the interest in recent events involving protests and road blockades due to the economic policies of the govenment. Much...

25 March 2008

Argentina: Web Entrepreneurs in Palermo Valley

Web 2.0 entrepreneurs from Argentina gathered in a new Buenos Aires neighborhood called "Palermo Valley." The interest in these gatherings demonstrate that there are many projects in development, as well...

29 February 2008

Argentina: Direct Taxes and Digital Rights

A new proposal in Argentina sought to add a direct tax to any electronic equipment capable of reproducing digital media, which would seek to offset some of the revenues lost...

12 December 2007

Argentina: What the Media Didn't Say About Personal Fest

Personal Fest is a two-day concert held in Buenos Aires and sponsored by a major telecommunications company. During the concert, an incident involving the stabbing of a concertgoer caused a...

31 October 2007

Argentina: Kirchner Wins Apathetic Election

Cristina Kirchner, the wife of outgoing Argentina president Nestor Kirchner, captured 45% of the vote in last Sunday's election and avoided a run-off election. However, many bloggers indicate that this...

6 August 2007

Argentina: Following the Impacts of Mining

The environmental impact of the mining sector is not confined to Argentina. However, Luis Claps is a blogger that closely follows and provides coverage to some of these stories not...

1 May 2007

Blogs and social participation: the coverage of the Neuquen conflict in Argentina

In the last few weeks, a series of protests by teacher unions from the Argentinean Patagonian provinces has been all over the news. In particular, this attention was even bigger...

13 April 2007

Argentina: Scholar networks, the Web according to professors

One of the most pressing issues of Latin America's education system is the teacher's poor training in the use of new technology, particularly those related to computers and the Internet....

15 January 2007

Blogs and Mafalda: The Story of a Commemorative Plaque

On october 30th of 2005, Dario Gallo, chief editor of Noticias magazine, published an entry [ES] with a picture of the entrance door to Quino building near Mafalda‘s home, at...

28 December 2006

Some lessons about blog attacks in the spanish-language blogosphere

Spanish version here: Algunas enseñanzas sobre los ataques a blogs In the last weeks there have been a series of quite similar attacks to popular blogs in Spanish. The series...

1 December 2006

The State of the Argentinean Blogosphere: Metroblogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español. Metroblogs are blogs specifically focused on covering activities that take place within a city. In these times, these kind of blogs have sprung...

6 October 2006

The State of the Argentinean Blogosphere: Blogs About Journalism and the Media

Original version in spanish here To find information about the media is not usually, at least not in Argentina, an easy task. For many particular reasons – economic, political, or...

1 September 2006

The state of the argentinean blogosphere: Entre Rios

Fourth delivery of entries dedicated to argentinean provinces blogosphere. This time it's turn of Entre Rios, a neighbor of Buenos Aires province. One of the topics we board the most...

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