The Arab Spring and The Power of Attentionor, How Not to Miss the Next RevolutionNaval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference ...
Roadmap:- Understanding the “Arab Spring” through the lens of media- Why it’s hard to understand the rest of the world- Ho...
Clay Shirky Malcolm Gladwell Marc Lynch Internet enables group Offline activism leverages I...
photo by Reutersannotated by BBC
interactive timelineby The Guardian
full video not included for space constraints -please view at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0i9acHS_zQ
Tunisian protesters with a Mohamed Bouazizi banner (AFP)
Yasmine Ryan 1/26/2011
cc photo by ya/sin
Should I protest?- How likely, and how severe, are negative consequences? Will I get arrested? Will my family? Will I ge...
cc photo by Panoramas
Implications of the broadcast mirror for Tunisia: - How likely, and how severe, are negative consequences? If the worl...
“Thank you, Facebook, Al Jazeera” - Tahrir Square, (Mona Sosh)
photo by Nevine Zaki
YouTube video posted by ibnomar2005Libya: media blackout = weak signal
Youtube Video, posted by AfricaWeWishGabon: low attention = weak amplification Bahrain - is the amplifier working?
Dictator’s dilemma:If I allow protests to take place, the people might topple me. If I crush them, the people will ha...
Dictator’s dilemma:If I allow protests to take place, the people might topple me. If I crush them, the people will ha...
John Gilmore “The net interprets censorshipas damage and routes around it.” December 1993
Open Net Initiative, 2010 Political filtering
Clay Shirky Malcolm Gladwell Marc Lynch Internet enables group Offline activism leverages I...
Visualization of US news attention Slate.com, April 2010color represents audience ideology non-US sites highl...
curation search social
homophily photo by Cobalt123
how to not miss the next revolution (in three difficult steps)
translate bridge curate
yeeyan.org
Abramovich? Hello! Listen, do you have a rynda on your yacht? See, the thing is... you have to return it.image...
Vadim Isakov Born in Uzbekistan Studied journalism in USIndependent media in Central Asia Now teaching in Ithac...
rescuetime.com
MMMeeja.com
Nutritional Information:New York TimesIngredients: International coverage 42%(includes 8% Iraq, 5% Afghanistan, minimumwee...
Alfred Sirleaf, editor of “The Daily Talk”, ablackboard newspaper in Monrovia, Liberia photo by Erik Hersman watch ...
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  • 1. The Arab Spring and The Power of Attentionor, How Not to Miss the Next RevolutionNaval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference 2011April 12, 2011Ethan Zuckerman (@ethanz)
  • 2. Roadmap:- Understanding the “Arab Spring” through the lens of media- Why it’s hard to understand the rest of the world- How we might rewire a more globally aware media- What you can do individually to experience a wider world
  • 3. Clay Shirky Malcolm Gladwell Marc Lynch Internet enables group Offline activism leverages Internet matters more formation, empowers strong ties, online for long-term changeactivists as never before activism, weak ties than short-term
  • 4. photo by Reutersannotated by BBC
  • 5. interactive timelineby The Guardian
  • 6. full video not included for space constraints -please view at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0i9acHS_zQ
  • 7. Tunisian protesters with a Mohamed Bouazizi banner (AFP)
  • 8. Yasmine Ryan 1/26/2011
  • 9. cc photo by ya/sin
  • 10. Should I protest?- How likely, and how severe, are negative consequences? Will I get arrested? Will my family? Will I get shot? - Will anyone join with me in the protest? And am I safer if they do, or if they don’t? - How likely is my protest to have an impact? Is there any hope for real change?
  • 11. cc photo by Panoramas
  • 12. Implications of the broadcast mirror for Tunisia: - How likely, and how severe, are negative consequences? If the world is watching, I can be shot, but I won’t disappear - Will anyone join with me in the protest? Thousands have already, and more will - How likely is my protest to have an impact?This scale of protest is unprecedented - there’s already change
  • 13. “Thank you, Facebook, Al Jazeera” - Tahrir Square, (Mona Sosh)
  • 14. photo by Nevine Zaki
  • 15. YouTube video posted by ibnomar2005Libya: media blackout = weak signal
  • 16. Youtube Video, posted by AfricaWeWishGabon: low attention = weak amplification Bahrain - is the amplifier working?
  • 17. Dictator’s dilemma:If I allow protests to take place, the people might topple me. If I crush them, the people will hate me even more.
  • 18. Dictator’s dilemma:If I allow protests to take place, the people might topple me. If I crush them, the people will hate me even more. Digital dilemma: If I don’t block Facebook, the people might topple me. If I block it, the people will hate me even more.
  • 19. John Gilmore “The net interprets censorshipas damage and routes around it.” December 1993
  • 20. Open Net Initiative, 2010 Political filtering
  • 21. Clay Shirky Malcolm Gladwell Marc Lynch Internet enables group Offline activism leverages Internet matters more formation, empowers strong ties, online for long-term changeactivists as never before activism, weak ties than short-term
  • 22. Visualization of US news attention Slate.com, April 2010color represents audience ideology non-US sites highlighted in yellow
  • 23. curation search social
  • 24. homophily photo by Cobalt123
  • 25. how to not miss the next revolution (in three difficult steps)
  • 26. translate bridge curate
  • 27. yeeyan.org
  • 28. Abramovich? Hello! Listen, do you have a rynda on your yacht? See, the thing is... you have to return it.image from ellustrator.livejournal.com
  • 29. Vadim Isakov Born in Uzbekistan Studied journalism in USIndependent media in Central Asia Now teaching in Ithaca, NY
  • 30. rescuetime.com
  • 31. MMMeeja.com
  • 32. Nutritional Information:New York TimesIngredients: International coverage 42%(includes 8% Iraq, 5% Afghanistan, minimumweekly 5% China, and no less than 2%Africa), Washington coverage 28% (includes7% Obama, 6% Congress, and trace amountsof Limbaugh), New York State/Albanycoverage 14%, New York City coverage 10%,and less than 6% domestic US coverage.Warning: contains less than 40% of sportscoverage of the leading competitor, the NewYork Post, and 50% of business coverage ofthe Wall Street Journal. May contain less thanyour recommended daily allowance of LatinAmerica News.
  • 33. Alfred Sirleaf, editor of “The Daily Talk”, ablackboard newspaper in Monrovia, Liberia photo by Erik Hersman watch what you readwatch who your friends read look for bridge figures be a xenophile help us rewire

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