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Citizen Journalism at Crossroads: Mediated Political Agency and Duress in Central Africa

  • Mirjam de Bruijn

Abstract

These three examples show the connectivity of young people in Chad since 2010, during which time Facebook was appearing on cheap phones and the Internet became available to more people. As we will see in the different (hi)stories of the young people, individual adoption of technology is narrowly related to the connectivity environment, and it is especially related to the individual’s skills and eagerness to connect. Who are the young men and women who are eager to connect? And what are the circumstances that make this possible?

Keywords

Young People Political Agency Youth Movement Student Protest Individual Adoption 
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