Monthly Archives: February 2011

MASHABLE: Filmmaker To Create Egypt Documentary Through Social Media

February 27th, 2011

by Sarah Kessler   On February 11, Egyptians celebrated in Tahrir Square after Hosni Mubarak stepped down from his role as president. Jigar Mehta was watching the celebration on television, and he noticed many people in the crowd filming the celebration with … Continue reading

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THE ATLANTIC: Preserving the Online Legacy of the Egyptian Revolution

February 27th, 2011

By Alexis Madrigal     Regardless of how much you think social media aided the revolution in Egypt, one thing we know for sure is that Egyptians uploaded videos, posted pictures and tweeted hundreds of thousands of times during the … Continue reading

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GOOD: #18DaysInEgypt, A Crowd-Sourced, Social Media Fueled Documentary in the Making

February 27th, 2011

  Check out this article about #18DaysInEgypt on Good!   “To chronicle the Egyptian revolution, the #18DaysInEgypt project has created a hybrid of social media, citizen journalism, and documentary film-making to tell the story of Egypt in real time. Launched by Jigar … Continue reading

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