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== Additional Resources ==
 
== Additional Resources ==
  
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* [http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/10/04/101004fa_fact_gladwell Malcolm Gladwell, Why the revolution will not be tweeted.]
  
 
* [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/sites/cyber.law.harvard.edu/files/Mapping_the_Arabic_Blogosphere_0.pdf Etling, Kelly, Faris and Palfrey,  Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere: Politics, Culture and Dissent]
 
* [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/sites/cyber.law.harvard.edu/files/Mapping_the_Arabic_Blogosphere_0.pdf Etling, Kelly, Faris and Palfrey,  Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere: Politics, Culture and Dissent]

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March 27

Digital tools are seen as playing a major part in political activities and revolutions around the world from the Green Revolution in Iran to the recent events in the Middle East and North Africa. In this class, we'll explore the role of the Internet in political organizing, social movements and popular protests, and the potential impact of digital tools on governance.



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Additional Resources



Class Discussion

March 27: Internet and Democracy Just Johnny 17:11, 15 February 2012 (UTC)

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