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Report: After the Green Movement: Internet Controls in Iran, 2009-2012

The OpenNet Initiative published its report After the Green Movement: Internet Controls in Iran, 2009-2012 authored by Matthew Carrieri and Saad Omar Khan. The paper "details Iran’s increasing Internet controls since 2009, when protests against the victory of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad rocked the country."
Salem, Fadi (Ed.), The Role of Social Media in Arab Women’s Empowerment. Arab Social Media Report, vol. 1, no. 3, November 2011 abstract full text PDF
Radsch, Courtney C., Assessing the economic impact of the Egyptian uprising. Arab Media and Society, Summer (14) 2011, Cairo: American University of Cairo abstract full text PDF
Laipson, Ellen (Ed.), Seismic Shift: Understanding Change in the Middle East. The Henry L. Stimson Center, 2011 abstract full text PDF

New Book: Distant Witness: Social Media, the Arab Spring and a Journalism Revolution

In this book, NPR social media chief Andy Carvin – “the man who tweets revolutions” - offers a unique first-person recap of the Arab Spring. Part memoir, part history, the book includes intimate stories of the revolutionaries who fought for freedom on the streets and across the Internet - stories that would have never been recorded before the days of social media.
Iskandar, Adel and Haddad, Bassam (eds.), Mediating the Arab Uprisings. Tadween Publishing 2013 abstract full text

New Book: Mediating the Arab Uprisings

The volume includes essays on the tribulations of covering Syria, the contextualization and demythologizing of Facebook activism, the New York Times’ reporting rituals on Palestine, the tumult of Egypt’s media post-Mubarak, the ominous omnipresence of perennial media darling Fouad Ajami, the faltering of Al-Jazeera Arabic in the wake of the uprisings, the gendered sexuality of reporting Egypt, and journalism’s damning failure on Iraq.
Aouragh, Miriyam, Tweeting like a Pigeon: The Internet in the Arab Revolutions. CyberOrient, Vol. 6, Iss. 2, 2012 abstract full text
El-Nawawy, Mohammed; Khamis, Sahar, Cyberactivists Paving the Way for the Arab Spring: Voices from Egypt, Tunisia and Libya. CyberOrient, Vol. 6, Iss. 2, 2012 abstract full text
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