Tweeting to Freedom: An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings around the World, 1st Edition

  • Jim Willis Azusa Pacific University
  • Anthony R. Fellow
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  • ISBN-10: 1440840059
  • ISBN-13: 9781440840050
  • DDC: 302.30285
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 367 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book provides an insightful and comprehensive look at the issues regarding the use of the Internet and social media by activists in more than 30 countries—and how many governments in these countries are trying to blunt these efforts to promote freedom.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Worldwide Internet Activism and Movements.
1: Afghanistan.
2: Armenia.
3: Bahrain.
4: Bangladesh.
5: Brazil.
6: Bulgaria.
7: Cambodia.
8: China.
9: Cuba.
10: Egypt.
11: India.
12: Iran.
13: Iraq.
14: Israel and Palestine.
15: Jordan.
16: Kazakhstan.
17: Mexico.
18: Nigeria.
19: North Korea.
20: Pakistan.
21: Russia.
22: Singapore.
23: South Korea.
24: Syria.
25: Thailand.
26: Turkey.
27: United Arab Emirates.
28: United Kingdom.
29: United States.
30: Uzbekistan.
31: Vietnam.
32: Yemen.
Select Bibliography.
About the Authors.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jim Willis

Jim Willis is a veteran journalist for The Oklahoman and The Dallas Morning News and is now Chair and Professor of Communication Studies at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California. His reporting assignments have included the Oklahoma City bombing, the F5 tornado that struck Oklahoma City, and the tenth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. He has taught at the universities of Missouri, Oklahoma, and Memphis, and chaired the Communication Department at Boston College. He has authored ten books on journalists and the media, and he lectures widely in Europe on the American news media. He holds the Ph.D. in Journalism from the University of Missouri and the B.A. from the University of Oklahoma. He is married and has two sons and three stepdaughters.