TWITTER REVOLUTIONS?

Country
United States of America
Language
English
Source
Spreadable Media
Author
Henry Jenkins

The capacity of everyday people to circulate information and opinion online—rather than going through professional journalists—was key in shaping and mobilizing public opinion. A full account of these efforts would require a book of its own. However, here, I want to explore some key lessons from the Iranian example and to point to some of the larger questions it raises about the value of social media for political activism.

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