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Political social media in Egypt is now a joke (guest-blog)

Iskander, Elizabeth (2011) Political social media in Egypt is now a joke (guest-blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (21 Feb 2011). Website.

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During the 18 day Egyptian uprising, posts and discussions on social media focused on disseminating information and advice and advocating for Mubarak’s resignation. Since February 11, this focus has shifted to interpreting and expressing what has happened. Jokes are one way people are using to get their message across, writes Elizabeth Iskander, a research fellow at the LSE International Relations Department.

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Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 17 May 2017 14:40
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2021 23:33

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