Tweeting to Freedom: An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings Around the World

Tweeting to Freedom: An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings Around the World By Jim Willis Anthony R Fellow, Tweeting to Freedom An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings Around the World The innovators who created social media might never have imagined the possibility that activists living in countries where oppressive conditions are the norm would use social media to call for changes
  • Title: Tweeting to Freedom: An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings Around the World
  • Author: Jim Willis Anthony R Fellow
  • ISBN: 9781440840043
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Tweeting to Freedom: An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings Around the World By Jim Willis Anthony R Fellow, The innovators who created social media might never have imagined the possibility that activists living in countries where oppressive conditions are the norm would use social media to call for changes to bring greater freedom, opportunity, and justice to the masses The attributes of social media that make it so powerful for casual socializing the ability to connect withThe innovators who created social media might never have imagined the possibility that activists living in countries where oppressive conditions are the norm would use social media to call for changes to bring greater freedom, opportunity, and justice to the masses The attributes of social media that make it so powerful for casual socializing the ability to connect with nearly limitless numbers of like minded individuals instantaneously enables political activists to recruit, communicate, and organize like never before.This book examines three aspects of the use of social media for political activism the degrees of media freedom practiced in countries around the world the methods by which governments attempt to block access to information and the various ways in which activists use the media especially social media to advance their cause of greater freedoms Readers will learn how these political uprisings came from the grassroots efforts of oppressed and unhappy citizens desperate to make better lives for themselves and others like them and how the digital age is allowing them to protest and call attention to their plights in unprecedented ways.
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    1. Jim Willis Anthony R Fellow

      Librarian Note There is than one author by this name in the data base.William James Jim Willis, a veteran news reporter and editor, earned his Ph.D in Journalism from the University of Missouri He has taught at the university level for three decades, chairing departments at Boston College, Ball State University, and Azusa Pacific University, and held endowed professorships at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Memphis He has authored or co authored 12 books on the media and one on college football A frequent overseas lecturer, Willis has participated in six lecture tours for the U.S State Department He continues to work as a special correspondent and has covered the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, and the 10th and 20th anniversaries of the fall of the Berlin Wall His honors include a Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S Embassy in Berlin, and Undergraduate Faculty Scholar of the Year for 2009 at Azusa Pacific University.

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