Sunday, October 26, 2014
Media and Politics in the Arab World
In 2011, civil uprisings that begun in Tunisia and Egypt developed into a wave of protests throughout North Africa and the Middle East. Social media spread dialogue like wildfire; bringing citizens together, giving a voice to the discontent, and disrupting political powers that had long been seen as stagnant. A distinguished panel of experts will discuss the power of social media to impact political change.