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Video:  Democracy’s First Wave? Book Talk at GWU
Books / Presentations / Video

Video: Democracy’s First Wave? Book Talk at GWU

Spoke with my collaborator Muzammil Hussain at GWU. Philip Howard and Muzammil Hussain discuss their recent release Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring. Philip Howard is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Washington. Howard directs the World Information Access Project and […]

In The News / Interviewed / News Feature

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
Books / Publications

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 […]

Data / Original Data

Global Digital Activism Dataset, v1.0

As of February 2013 we have released version 1.0 of the Global Digital Activism Data Set. All materials have a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license, and are designed to be shared and remixed. Version 1.0 includes the following resources, some of which are available via email so we can […]