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Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Mohamed Zayani and Suzi Mirgani


Bullets and Bulletins takes a sobering and holistic look at the intersections between media and politics before, during, and in the wake of the Arab uprisings. It is a multi-disciplinary approach to the topic, with the research backed up by in-depth and rigorous case studies of the key countries of the Arab uprisings. The protests were accompanied by profound changes in the roles of traditional and new media across the Middle East. What added significantly to the amplification of demands and grievances in the public spheres, streets and squares, was the dovetailing of an increasingly indignant ... More

Keywords: Media, Politics, Arab uprisings, Middle East, Authoritarianism, Social Media, Tahrir Square, Protests, Media literacy, Citizen journalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190491550
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mohamed Zayani, editor
Georgetown University

Suzi Mirgani, editor
School of Foreign Service, Qatar

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