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Monday, April 16 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
The Role of Social and Traditional Electronic Media in Middle East Regime Change: The Arab Spring, Summer, and Beyond

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The Arab Spring of 2011—revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, and uprisings in Syria, Bahrain, and Yemen—is said to have been fostered by the utilization of social media (Facebook and Twitter) as well as more traditional media. This panel explores the impact of both new and more traditional electronic media in 2011 and beyond involving Middle East government changes. Moderator: Douglas A. Boyd, University of Kentucky
Panelists: Hussein Y. Amin, The American University in Cairo; Role and Impact of Satellite Broadcasting During the Arab Spring
Mohammed el-Nawawy, Queens University of Charlotte; The January 25 Revolution's Impact on the Media Landscape in Egypt: Between the Present and the Future
Naila Hamdy, American University in Cairo; Framing the Revolution in Egypt’s Newspapers and Social Media Sites
Yousef AlFailakawi, Kuwait University; Are Social Media in Kuwait Really Social?
Respondent: Douglas A. Boyd, University of Kentucky

Monday April 16, 2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm PDT
Pavilion 3

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