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Entries Tagged to 'digital activism'

Miguel Gomes, Novo Jornal on the use of social media in Angola and the rise of smartphone use

Miguel Gomes, editor Novo Jornal talks about: the number of Internet users in Angola; the rise of smartphone use; the use of social media to campaign for access to water and electricity and for jobs for young people; and a new website that provides reviews of restaurants and places to go out to in Luanda. ... read more
October 16, 2013

Rasha Abdulla on Egypt's use of digital activism and the military crackdown

Mapping Digital Media Advocacy Summit in Istanbul: Professor Rasha Abdalla, American University of Cairo on: Egyptians' use of the Internet for digital activism; the example of a site called Lies that compares what the military says to what it does; and the uncertain future of freedoms caught between the military and a Government led by Muslim Brotherhood ... read more
July 15, 2012

Bouziane Zaid on Morocco's new Constitution and digital activism

Mapping Digital Media Advocacy Summit in Istanbul: Bouziane Zaid, Al Akhawayn University on: the rapid rise of the Internet since 2010; the state takeover of the King's channel, Deuxieime; Arab language obligations on it; the new Constitution; the role of digital activism; and the Government's new presence in social media ... read more
July 15, 2012
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