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

Introduction

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'.

Keywords

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 https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137361400
  • 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
  • About this book