‘Turkey’s Twitter “curse”’ | A. Leonard- Salon

‘Turkey’s Twitter “curse”’ | A. Leonard- Salon

In Turkey, what started as a small group of protesters attempting to stop the bulldozing of some trees in a public park developed with startling speed into a huge mass demonstration — all in the absence of any meaningful coverage from traditional media outlets. Tufekci took some time out from her crazy morning to share her insights into the specifics of Turkey’s situation, as well as explore the larger question of how social-media protests fit into the political process.


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