This highly accessible text compares media institutions and political experiences in countries around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Russia, to enable students to think critically about the central questions in the study of media and politics. The book balances contemporary case studies with explanations of key theories and concepts, and includes a section on political communication research methods, empowering students to fully understand - and conduct their own comparative research into - the impact of media on the political sphere.
Chapter 9: The Internet and Protest
The Internet and Protest
- The Internet and Domestic Protest
- The Internet and International Protest
- The Internet and Terrorism
- Chapter Summary
- Study Questions
- Reading Guide
- Internet Resources
- The diffuse and decentralized nature of the internet offers opportunities for protestors in countries that lack freedom of speech.
- There is evidence that the internet can help protestors within ...