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The War Will Be Streamed - Arab Spring and Online Media

The War Will Be Streamed - Arab Spring and Online Media | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"... to cover a group of activists who are the constant target of their governments — is to enter a shadowy world. A world that largely exists online.

 

"How to make this into great radio? It’s a challenge.

 

"In the best-case scenario, those long hours of chatting with activists on Skype eventually yield secret meetings with people who are willing to go on tape."

 

(Published Feb. 14, 2012.)

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Amina and the Way New Journalism 3.0

Amina and the Way New Journalism 3.0 | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"The blogger, as it turns out, was actually neither Syrian nor a lesbian, but the genesis of a married couple living in Scotland: Tom MacMaster and Britta Froelicher, the latter an expert on Syria. And while it is true that on the Internet, no one knows you are a dog; in this case, a lot of people helped [Andy] Carvin finally figure piece together the dogs’ identities."

 

(Published June 19, 2011.)

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