| The Revolution Will Be Tweeted: The Role of Social Media in Activism – #WITNESSLIVE Hangout with activists and journalists from Brazil and Turkey.
The video discusses the usage of social media in the modern day political/social protests.
The hangout took place at 10:30 EST, 11:30 Brazil Time, and 5:30 Turkish Time.
Silvo Maia (@ChangeBrazil1)(@thismrmaia)
Emre Kizilkaya (@ekizilkaya)- tech problems with G+ and had to drop out
Emrah Guler (@popdater)
Rafael Puetter (@rafucko)
Ana Maria Tannus (@Anna_e_maria)
Moderated by: Camille (@_ckritz)
Emre’s Huffington Post article, Turkey’s Viral Revolution:
Silvio’s ChangeBrazil channel and viral videos:
Silvio’s Para Os Manifestantes:
Footage of a police officer damaging his own car, blaming it on protesters:
Article about hashtag war with mayor of Ankara:
Rafael’s parody of the mainstream media coverage on the protests:
(there’s english subtitles to it, you just have to click to activate it)
Police taking cameras from protesters in Espírito Santo (a Brazilian state):
Emrah’s article “It’s Not Easy Being a Woman in a Protest”
Video of Brazilian police officers beating a female protester: