Post Tagged with: "internet"

Digital Media and the Arab Spring
Academic Articles / Publications

Digital Media and the Arab Spring

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 new tactics for catching dictators off guard. Eventually, authoritarian governments worked social media into their own counter-insurgency strategies. What have […]

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

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

Technology convergence and rising expectations for interactivity have had a significant impact on the news diets of U.S. voters. While television may appear to be the most important single media in this system of political communication, for a growing portion of the population, news diets are defined by combinations and […]

In The News / Interviewed

NBC News: How The Internet Brought Down a Dictator

Interviewed by NBC http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/technolog/how-internet-brought-down-dictator-125222

In The News / Interviewed / Video

CBS: Egypt: Internet Down, Gov’t Braces for Unrest

Interviewed for CBS Evening News   http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/01/27/world/main7292097.shtml