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Egypt, Tunisia: Generation TXT Comes of Age?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, February 1 2011

While I completely agree with Matthew Ingram, whose post "It's Not Twitter or Facebook, It's the Power of the Network" should be must-reading as an antidote to all the overheated media commentary about which tech tool is ... Read More

The Dollars and Sense of Egypt's Internet Suppression

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, January 31 2011

[Housekeeping note: The pace of events in Egypt seem to suggest reintegrating our coverage into the main blog, but do check out our "Revolution Watch" archive as a play-by-play on some of the highlights (and ... Read More

Obama on Budding Middle Eastern Unrest and ... Bud

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, January 27 2011

President Barack Obama briefly touched on the uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia during an online question-and-answer session with YouTube users on Thursday. Responding to a question about the governments of Egypt and ... Read More

Revolution Watch: Tracking Digital Activism in Northern Africa and the Middle East

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, January 27 2011

[Last updated: Friday, Jan. 28th, 9:18 p.m. EST] Photo by Nasser Nouri Read More

Egypt's Election Turns Into a Battle of Multiple Ushahidis

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 23 2010

The Muslim Brotherhood has launched an instance of Ushahidi, one of several launched to monitor Egypt's upcoming parliamentary election. Read More

Egypt's Wired Activists Redefine Victory

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 30 2010

NPR's Deborah Amos has an intriguing look inside Egypt. The first wave of bloggers and online activists are often funneling their frustration -- an often oppressive government is still in power, despite the existence of ... Read More

Is Obama a Muslim? People in Egypt Apparently Still Think So

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, June 2 2009

It looks like people in the Middle East wonder whether President Barack Obama, who is visiting their country later this week to make what is being billed as a historic address to the world's Muslims, is himself a Muslim. ... Read More