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Video:  Democracy’s Fourth Wave?  Book Launch at the National Democracy Institute
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Video: Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Book Launch at the National Democracy Institute

Thank you to the colleagues, students, journalists, policy professionals and interested members of the public who came to watch my coauthor Muzammil Hussain (@m_m_hussain) launch Democracy’s Fourth Wave?  Digital Media and the Arab Spring.  For those who are interested, here is the Prezi that we used for several of the […]

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Debate flares on ‘Twitter revolutions,’ Arab Spring

Extensive interview about latest book: Arab Spring: Did social media really spark revolutions? Amid fierce debate in academic circles, upcoming book argues social media made key difference in successful uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt. By Rob Lever, AFP – WASHINGTON   How important were Twitter, Facebook and other social media in […]

Democracy’s Fourth Wave?  Digital Media and the Arab Spring
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Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring

Did digital media really “cause” the Arab Spring, or is it an important factor of the story behind what might become democracy’s fourth wave? An unlikely network of citizens used digital media to start a cascade of social protest that ultimately toppled four of the world’s most entrenched dictators. Howard […]