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The Arab Uprisings: The Use of Social Media and the Role of the BBC World Service

BBC World Service, Bush House, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4PA (Please enter via the North East entrance on Aldwych)

Participants

Liliane Landor, Controller, Languages, BBC Global News
Chair: Jane Kinninmont, Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House

Overview

The use of social media by demonstrators played a pivotal role in developments during the Arab uprisings. The speaker will explore the role of social media and how journalists worked to capture the mood of the people and explain the implications of events, bringing in a wide range of voices and opinions.

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