Communication Review special issue: “Twitter Revolutions? Addressing Social Media and Dissent”

OCTOBER 2012 UPDATE: THE FOLLOWING ISSUE HAS BEEN MADE OPEN-ACCESS BY TAYLOR & FRANCIS UNTIL THE END OF NOVEMBER 2012. ALL ARTICLES ARE AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD UNTIL THEN.

A special issue of the Communication Review for which I was guest editor has just been published electronically. Details below…

The Communication Review
Volume 14, Issue 3, 2011
Special Issue: Twitter Revolutions? Addressing Social Media and Dissent

Guest Editor: Christian Christensen

Introduction: Twitter Revolutions? Addressing Social Media and Dissent
Christian Christensen

The Agonistic Social Media: Cyberspace in the Formation of Dissent and Consolidation of State Power in Postelection Iran
Babak Rahimi

Alternative Media and Social Networking Sites: The Politics of Individuation and Political Participation
Natalie Fenton & Veronica Barassi

Social Media and the Organization of Collective Action: Using Twitter to Explore the Ecologies of Two Climate Change Protests
Alexandra Segerberg & W. Lance Bennett

When Do States Disconnect Their Digital Networks? Regime Responses to the Political Uses of Social Media
Philip N. Howard, Sheetal D. Agarwal & Muzammil M. Hussain

Discourses of Technology and Liberation: State Aid to Net Activists in an Era of “Twitter Revolutions”
Christian Christensen

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About chrchristensen
Christian Christensen is Professor of Journalism at Stockholm University, Sweden.

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