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How weak ties can lead to real revolutions (Tunisia and social media)

Beckett, Charlie (2011) How weak ties can lead to real revolutions (Tunisia and social media). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (15 Jan 2011). Website.

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The uprising in Tunisia shows us something that POLIS/LSE research has been describing for years: social trends drive media trends and together they have political impact – and the flow is multi-directional – politics or media trends can help shape social realities, too. It’s what my colleague Sonia Livingstone calls ‘co-evolution’.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 08:08
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 18:22

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