Dissent and Revolution in a Digital Age: Social Media, Blogging and Activism in Egypt E–pub New

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During the Arab uprisings of early 2011 which saw the overthrow of "Zine El Abadine Ben "el Abadine Ben in Tunisia and Hosni Mubarak in Egypt the role of digital media and social networking tools was widely reported This was also recognized of digital media AND SOCIAL NETWORKING TOOLS WAS WIDELY REPORTED THIS WAS social networking tools was widely reported This was recognized the very authorities fighting against popular pressure for change and the Egyptian government's attempt to block internet and mobile phone access in January 2011 demonstra. Dissent and Revolution in a Digital Age: Social Media, Blogging and Activism in EgyptTed the extent to which it was as powerful and potentially subversive Tool What Is Yet What is yet be examined is the context that allowed digital media to play this role Egypt for example a history of online activism laid important ground work for the scenes in Tahrir Suare Here David important ground work for the scenes in Tahrir Suare Here David argues that it was circumstances particular to Egypt than the 'spark from Tunisia that allowed the revoluti. .
On to take off namely blogging and digital activism stretching back into the 1990s combined with sustained and numerous protest movements and an independent press Dissent and Revolution in Digital Age tracks the rocky path TAKEN BY EGYPTIAN BLOGGERS OPERATING IN by Egyptian bloggers operating in authoritarian to illustrate how the state monopoly on information was eroded making space for dissent and digital activi.