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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

New media technology brings nonviolent protest to our desktops

Llivestreaming technology allows protest movements to broadcast live news, providing new opportunities for activists to frame their concerns and raise the costs of repression by authorities. The broad availability of such technology raises interesting questions about the conceptual boundaries of journalism and freedom of the press. Here are several lives streams from the October 2011 and Occupy Wall Street movements.

October 2011

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Occupy Wall Street DC

 

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Occupy Wall Street NYC

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OccupyPhilly

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