Tools of Change:   How Social Media Helped Spark the  Arab Spring Jillian C. York
 
 
 
anti-corruption
anti-censorship
#sidibouzid
The Domino Effect
Suppression
 
Mahalla Photo by Nasser Nouri
Anti-torture
 
We Are All Khaled Said
Egypt: A Facebook Revolution?
Can Social Media Facilitate Revolution?
<ul>No. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>But... </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
Silencing Speech
The Al Jazeera Effect
Internet v. Mobile
Clicktivism vs. Activism?
<ul>“ The media blackout, disinformation and censorship continue to show their limitations. We have never been so well inf...
“ The Distributed Truth Engine” http://bit.ly/fnqEwM
<ul>“ social media has created a sort of alternate space for reviving a dormant public consciousness into a sentient, dyna...
 
<ul>“ They thought that they might prevent people from communicating and arranging for further demonstrations. But the tru...
 
<ul>“ Our strength will always stem from the fact that we’ll have one foot in the cyberspace, and, more importantly, the o...
Thank you! <ul>Jillian C. York [email_address] @jilliancyork http://jilliancyork.com </ul>
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  • In Tunisia, we know that things wouldn&apos;t have happened without Bouazizi. Still, the anti-censorship movement, which overlaps with the broader human rights movement, had been building up momentum. Slim, Lina.
  • Anti-torture movement Long-term activism Civil society Labor movements Kefaya, April 6 Dynamic blogosphere/citizen media
  • re:campaign XI - Jillian C. York

    1. 1. Tools of Change: How Social Media Helped Spark the Arab Spring Jillian C. York
    2. 5. anti-corruption
    3. 6. anti-censorship
    4. 7. #sidibouzid
    5. 8. The Domino Effect
    6. 9. Suppression
    7. 11. Mahalla Photo by Nasser Nouri
    8. 12. Anti-torture
    9. 14. We Are All Khaled Said
    10. 15. Egypt: A Facebook Revolution?
    11. 16. Can Social Media Facilitate Revolution?
    12. 17. <ul>No. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>But... </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 18. Silencing Speech
    14. 19. The Al Jazeera Effect
    15. 20. Internet v. Mobile
    16. 21. Clicktivism vs. Activism?
    17. 22. <ul>“ The media blackout, disinformation and censorship continue to show their limitations. We have never been so well informed about what is happening...The border between the real and virtual worlds has never been so tight.” <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-Selim, 2011 </li><ul><li>(@Selim_) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    18. 23. “ The Distributed Truth Engine” http://bit.ly/fnqEwM
    19. 24. <ul>“ social media has created a sort of alternate space for reviving a dormant public consciousness into a sentient, dynamic social discourse” <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-Hani Morsi, 2011 </li><ul><li>(@hanimorsi) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    20. 26. <ul>“ They thought that they might prevent people from communicating and arranging for further demonstrations. But the truth is that such information blackout made me...eager to participate in the &quot;Friday of Anger&quot;” <ul><ul><ul><li>-Tarek Amr, 2011 </li><ul><li>(@gr33ndata) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    21. 28. <ul>“ Our strength will always stem from the fact that we’ll have one foot in the cyberspace, and, more importantly, the other foot will be on the ground.” <ul><ul><li>-Hossam El-Hamalawy, 2008 </li><ul><ul><ul><li>(@3arabawy) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    22. 29. Thank you! <ul>Jillian C. York [email_address] @jilliancyork http://jilliancyork.com </ul>

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