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The Role Social Of Media And Modern Technology In Arabs Spring


  • Aftab A. Khan

    (College of Business Administration King Saud University, Saudi Arabia)


Media plays a fundamental role in the formation of national identity, in the theory of the imagination by Benedict Anderson Community. In the Arab world, a revolution of the media contributes to the emergence of a regional Arab consciousness awakened. The wave of mass protests that swept highlighted in the Middle East in spring 2011 or the role of the modern information communication and technologies (ICT) digital and social media tools and networks. The impact of these technologies was to sense around the develop nation and developing countries if not to the same affect. During the "Arabs spring" the massive protest may point to a phenomenon of the new forms of socio-political. Facilitated by the networks of social media in your organization and Aspects that communication, it must also produce large reserves at the Application of the "direct teaching" to other regional and social-political contexts. There are to determine significant differences of opinion about the importance of digital technology, the results of the unrest in the Arab countries in the spring of 2011. Amnesty International recognizes the importance of digital technology to the success of the civil uprising in Tunisia and Egypt (in its report of April 2011)

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  • Aftab A. Khan, 2012. "The Role Social Of Media And Modern Technology In Arabs Spring," Far East Journal of Psychology and Business, Far East Research Centre, vol. 7(4), pages 56-63, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:fej:articl:v:7a:y:2012:i:4:p:56-63

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    Media; National; Arabs; Emergence; Awakened; Information Technology.;
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    • M1 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration


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