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Camels, cell phones and the global call for democracy

Cottle, Simon ORCID: 2011. Camels, cell phones and the global call for democracy. Presented at: Mirage in the Desert: Reporting the Arab Spring, Coventry, UK, 15 June 2011.

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In the Arab spring, new social media and the established media disseminated the voices of dissent and images of state brutality worldwide. The sheer drama of these unfolding events conveyed to us by correspondents physically embedded among the protestors, vividly conveyed the elation involved in challenging repressive state power.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Additional Information: A Coventry Conversations / BBC College of Journalism / Lincoln Journalism / Coventry Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Conference.
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