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Mobile Video Internet Search and Summary
Journalism & Communication
Pages 5 (1255 words)
Name Professor Course Date Mobile Video Internet Search and Summary How much of a role did mobile video play in the Arab Spring? Was it a significant factor in the rebellions that disposed of long-reigning dictators in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, etc? Undeniably, contribution made by mobile video in the Arab Spring based on studies so far conducted has proved to be unsurpassed compared to the respective states’ reputable journalists.
Mobile video, which encompass smart phones, Iphones and other gadgets of similar caliber were handheld components mostly preferred by protesters and demonstrators as they agitated for the elimination of tyrannical powers, for instance, in Egypt (Boughelaf). People were capable of sharing ideas, slogans, videos and frustrations they so far endured while under tyrannical individuals who due to the sycophancy of traditional Medias made the majority ignorant by threatening them (Stoughton, India). Therefore, through mobile video gadgets, the then incumbent powers did not have any limitation, which they can impose on people except to terminate phones’ supply from western states, but they had already made their citizens’ hands (Shanley). For instance, Duffy (54) in his study cites how most handheld phones now evident among middle class society contributed to effective communication in such a way tyranny powers cannot limit users’ freedom. In Egypt, Syria, Lebanon and Libya people besides being protesters, almost all of them turned out to be “journalist reporters” though not in acting it. Since, they took pictures and videos only to flood them in FaceBook, Twitter and YouTube, which currently have large pool of fans (Duffy 53). ...
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