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Digital Media and the Arab Spring
Academic Articles

Digital Media and the Arab Spring

Howard, Philip N. and Muzammil Hussain.  “Digital Media and the Arab Spring.”  Journal of Democracy 22, no. 3 (2011):  35-48. During the “Arab Spring,” young tech savvy activists led uprisings in a dozen countries across North Africa and the Middle East. At first, digital media allowed democratization movements to develop […]

In The News / interviews / News Feature

Christian Science Monitor: In Libya, perfecting the art of revolution by Twitter

Featured in Christian Science Monitor: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2011/0510/In-Libya-perfecting-the-art-of-revolution-by-Twitter

Information Technologies and Omnivorous News Diets Over Three U.S. Presidential Elections
Academic Articles

Information Technologies and Omnivorous News Diets Over Three U.S. Presidential Elections

Massanari, Adrienne, and Philip N. Howard.  “Information Technologies and Omnivorous News Diets Over Three U.S. Presidential Elections.” Journal of Information Technology and Politics 8, no. 2,  (2011): 177-198. Technology convergence and rising expectations for interactivity have had a significant impact on the news diets of U.S. voters. While television may […]

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Stanford Lecture: Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

Here is a link to my lecture + embedded slideshow on the digital origins of dictatorship and democracy at Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law Stanford University in March 2011.