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Crowdsourcing democracy: was the Arab Spring over-hyped?

Posted on by Safia Bhutta

… their own investigations, to The Guardian newspaper crowdsourcing its editorial policy.

Of course, the biggest crowdsourced news scoop of 2011 is the Arab Spring. From Morocco to Bahrain, citizens risked their lives to film, tweet and blog real-time on-the-ground reports. In the West, over-excited tech commentators discussed the great “social-media revolution”. Yet, six months after Tahrir Square, Egypt remains troubled and divided: a few weeks ago, 26 Coptic Christians were …

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