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Protests: Then & Now

Malcolm Gladwell’s article Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not be Tweeted was extremely thought provoking. He provided a unique, and easy to understand prospective on Social Media  (Twitter) and its role in the protests following the Iranian elections in … Continue reading

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Week 12

Both Morozov and Gladwell discuss the accuracy of considering the recent uprising in Iran a “Twitter Revolution.” He states how Twitter could be a great forum for a Revolution. As Morozov writes, the short and fast nature of a Tweet … Continue reading

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Week 12: The Iranian Twitter Revolution

According to Howard, “Iran has one of the world’s most vibrant social media communities and the most concentrated broadcast media system in the Muslim world.” But the general consensus of this week’s reading is that the so-called Twitter Revolution in … Continue reading

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