TITLE

A digital revolution in Egypt and beyond

AUTHOR(S)
England, Phil
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
New Internationalist;May2011, Issue 442, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of digital technology by Egyptian citizen journalist Gigi Ibrahim in the political revolution in Egypt in 2011. The author highlights Ibrahim's involvement in protests and updates on the social media platform Twitter. Ibrahim's perspectives on several aspects of the revolution are presented, including the tactics of the Egyptian military, the formation of the Democratic Labour Party, and the resignation of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
ACCESSION #
59977706

Tags: EGYPT -- History -- Revolution, 2011-;  IBRAHIM, Gigi;  ONLINE journalism;  DIGITAL technology;  TWITTER Inc.;  SOCIAL media;  MUBARAK, Muhammad Husni, 1928-

 

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