Social Media and the Politics of Reportage

The ‘Arab Spring’

  • Saba Bebawi
  • Diana Bossio

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Saba Bebawi, Diana Bossio
      Pages 1-8
  3. Interactions and Challenges

  4. Political Effects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Robert Imre, Stephen Owen
      Pages 105-119
  5. Predicting the Future

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 139-141

About this book


Social Media and the Politics of Reportage explores the journalistic challenges, issues and opportunities that have risen as a result of social media increasingly being used as a form of crisis reporting within the field of global journalism, with a focus on the protests during the 'Arab Spring'.


Social media Arab Spring crisis reporting political communication Twitter Facebook governance interaction media politics Protest Reportage revolution social media

Editors and affiliations

  • Saba Bebawi
    • 1
  • Diana Bossio
    • 1
  1. 1.Swinburne University of TechnologyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47230-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-36140-0
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