Social media and Middle East unrest
Broadcast: Midmorning, 03/24/2011, 9:06 a.m.
Social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook have played critical roles in the Middle East uprisings. How are journalists using social media sites as reporting tools, and how have they shaped the revolutions in the Middle East?
- Andy Carvin: NPR Senior Strategist.
- Aram Sinnreich: Assistant professor at Rutgers University's School of Communication and Information, and the author of "Mashed Up: Music, Technology and the Rise of Configurable Culture."