Social Media

Social Media

September 4, 2012

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Dajani, Nabil. “Technology Cannot a Revolution Make: Nas-book not Facebook.” Arab Media & Society 15 (2012), available at downloads/20120410222805_Dajani_Nabil.pdf.

Hassan, Robert. “‘Not Ready for Democracy:’ Social Networking and the Power of the People; The Revolts of 2011 in a Temporalized Context.” Arab Media & Society 15 (2012), available at Hassan_Robert.pdf.

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Khamis, Sahar, Paul B. Gold, and Katherine Vaughn. “Beyond Egypt’s ‘Facebook Revolution’ and Syria’s ‘YouTube Uprising:’ Comparing Political Contexts, Actors and Communication Strategies.” Arab Media & Society 15 (2012), available at http://www.

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Skalli, Loubna Hanna. “Young women and social media against sexual harassment in North Africa.” The Journal of North African Studies 19.2 (2014): 244-258.

Snowdon, Peter. “The Revolution Will be Uploaded: Vernacular Video and the Arab Spring.” Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research 6 (2014).

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