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