Hashtag Journalism & Social Movements in Tunisia

This lunchtime panel discussion features Amna Guellali, the Tunisian and Algerian Researcher for Human Rights Watch, Thomas DeGeorges, Duke University, and Alyssa Miller, Duke University. The panel is moderated by Robin Kirk, Human Rights Center, Duke University.

This panel addresses how social media can be used as a watchdog on the government as well as for journalistic purposes. Also, this panel addresses the trending topic of the interplay between media, social movements, and human rights, particularly in Tunisia.

This event was sponsored as part of the Journalism and New Media Initiative of the Franklin Humanities Institute by Duke Public Affairs and Government Relations, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, and the Center for French and Francophone Studies.