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Debate: Social media allows radical Islamism to spread - Asharq Alawsat English

Debate: Social media allows radical Islamism to spread - Asharq Alawsat English | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Debate: Social media allows radical Islamism to spread
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These groups have also benefited from instant and cost-free Internet communication among Muslims across the world. ...
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Ask the Experts: Social Media and Conflict Prevention

Ask the Experts: Social Media and Conflict Prevention | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Fostering interethnic dialogue: In Iraq, there is a very solid conflict resolution curriculum underpinning the SalamShabab.com (Peace Youth) online youth network, TV program, and Facebook group of about thirty thousand active users—with research...
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Social media aided but didn't cause Arab Spring, study finds

Social media aided but didn't cause Arab Spring, study finds | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Social psychological research led by Murdoch University has concluded that social media accelerated but did not cause the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. ...
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The revolution, back in black - Aljazeera.com

The revolution, back in black - Aljazeera.com | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Aljazeera.com The revolution, back in black Aljazeera.com The seemingly sudden reemergence of black among Egypt's remaining revolutionaries, specifically the visual markers of the black bloc - which despite being described as a group by the media...
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Facebook Starts Censoring Osama Bin Ladin and Che Guevara ...

Facebook Starts Censoring Osama Bin Ladin and Che Guevara ... | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Osama Bin Ladin once said that his terrorism is a blessed type of terrorism to end American unjust terrorism which killed 1 million child in Iraq occupied the Muslim world directly or indirectly via poppet regimes and gave ...
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Fears that Syria may execute jailed software activist - Toronto Star

Fears that Syria may execute jailed software activist - Toronto Star | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
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Fears that Syria may execute jailed software activist
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This could be regarded as a threat to Syria, a country notorious for strict Internet censorship. Khartabil is known ...
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Four Burning Questions with Sahar Khamis, expert on Arab and Muslim media - McGill Reporter

Four Burning Questions with Sahar Khamis, expert on Arab and Muslim media - McGill Reporter | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
McGill Reporter Four Burning Questions with Sahar Khamis, expert on Arab and Muslim media McGill Reporter Social media are thought to be useful in the organisation of political protests in repressive regimes, as they facilitate communication and...
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YaArabi search engine to launch in March 2013 - AME Info (press release)

YaArabi search engine to launch in March 2013 - AME Info (press release) | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
YaArabi search engine to launch in March 2013 AME Info (press release) Abdel Rahman Tahboub, Media Advisor and CEO of the project said that "the goal of launching a search engine YaArabi came to fill the gap and the imbalance in knowledge content...
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Who Egypt's YouTube Ban Will Hurt the Most - Wamda

Who Egypt's YouTube Ban Will Hurt the Most - Wamda | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Wamda Who Egypt's YouTube Ban Will Hurt the Most Wamda Kharabeesh, the region's largest multichannel network in the Arab world, with over 21 million YouTube views per month, rose in popularity during the Arab Spring partly thanks to a satirical...
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Beyond Article 19, a Global Press Freedom Charter - CPJ Press Freedom Online

Beyond Article 19, a Global Press Freedom Charter - CPJ Press Freedom Online | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
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Beyond Article 19, a Global Press Freedom Charter
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The Arab Spring is the most striking example, but the Internet has proven a disruptive political force in countries from Iran to Vietnam.
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Israeli Censorship in the Digital Era - Al-Monitor

Israeli Censorship in the Digital Era - Al-Monitor | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Israeli Censorship in the Digital Era
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Israeli Censorship in the Digital Era Shlomi Eldar. The Israeli ...
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Transparency in the Arab World : EJO – European Journalism ...

Transparency in the Arab World : EJO – European Journalism ... | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
In a wired world of global connection and social networks, it seems almost impossible to manipulate recipients, censor information, or suppress discussion and debate.
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EDITORIAL: Hello, Al-Jazeera - The Register-Guard

EDITORIAL: Hello, Al-Jazeera - The Register-Guard | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
EDITORIAL: Hello, Al-Jazeera The Register-Guard Al-Jazeera has 80 news bureaus worldwide and is seen in more than 260 million homes in 130 countries but has had limited availability in the United States, where it's been primarily accessible by...
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Political and Religious Internet Censorship in China and Iran ...

Political and Religious Internet Censorship in China and Iran ... | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
While Internet censorship is a highly relevant topic in today's society, it is mainly divided into two categories: religious censorship, seen in countries like Iran and Saudi Arabia, and political censorship, seen in nations like China and North...
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Bahrain Propaganda 101 - Enduring America

Bahrain Propaganda 101 - Enduring America | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
"The public has come to rely on Twitter and other social networking websites for news and updates because it's convenient, fast and reachable," said society cultural committee head Ebtisam Al Jamea. "Twitter is now a means of media, not just ...
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Social media in Africa

Social media in Africa | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Such social media platforms have been used to bring political changes such as the recent Arab Spring (Tunisia, Libya and Egypt). Social media platforms have been of tremendous support to those in marketing ...
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`Internet Freedom', a global `lie' – TheKooza.com

`Internet Freedom', a global `lie' – TheKooza.com | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Internet filtering and control is a global rule, almost in all of the countries, from Canada to France, and From United Arab Emirates to India and China, Mehar News Agency reported. Reporters without Borders ...
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Avaaz: can online campaigning reinvent politics? - The Guardian

Avaaz: can online campaigning reinvent politics? - The Guardian | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
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Avaaz: can online campaigning reinvent politics?
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Avaaz also amassed 1.8m signatures for Palestinian statehood, and was part of the internet-wide efforts against new censorship laws in January.
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Lignes quotidiennes, par Akram Belkaïd: Internet and the Arab Spring

Lignes quotidiennes, par Akram Belkaïd: Internet and the Arab Spring | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Internet and the Arab Spring. _. For those interested in the Arab world and the events that shook it during the last two years, it is important to read the excellent book mentioned in this column (*).
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New Publication - Tweeting like a Pigeon: The Internet in the Arab ...

New Publication - Tweeting like a Pigeon: The Internet in the Arab ... | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Keywords: music, Arab Spring, social media, communication studies, censorship, Tunisia, public sphere, cyberactivism, civic engagement, activism, Palestine, Egypt When Salah al-Din liberated Bait al-Maqdis (Jerusalem) he used ...
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Old order returns in world press freedom index - gulfnews.com

Old order returns in world press freedom index - gulfnews.com | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Old order returns in world press freedom index gulfnews.com If the Arab Spring and the many protest movements around the world did their bit to alter the rankings last year, it was back to the older sureties in the latest World Press Freedom Index...
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Western propaganda and Libya revolution - Press TV

Western propaganda and Libya revolution - Press TV | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
Press TV Western propaganda and Libya revolution Press TV The Western leaders censor Western media to only report news they want the world to hear and Western media knows how to put it across nations of the earth fancifully and convincingly with no...
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North African, Arab nations in open access initiative - University World News

North African, Arab nations in open access initiative - University World News | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
North African, Arab nations in open access initiative University World News Ten North African and 12 Arab countries are to benefit from an initiative called the Open Book Project, which will provide universities with open access to high quality...
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Transparency or Bluff? An EJO Study : EJO – European Journalism Observatory

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2012 in Review: Digital Rights Activism Around the World - Right Side News

2012 in Review: Digital Rights Activism Around the World - Right Side News | Internet in the Arab World | Scoop.it
2012 in Review: Digital Rights Activism Around the World Right Side News Though Lebanon does not have a strong organized digital rights scene (perhaps owing to the fact that the country's Internet has always been mostly unrestricted), Lebanese...
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