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Tamarod Tunisia’s Online Presence Large but Disjointed
As the Tunisian Tamarod movement gains media attention and claims growing popular support,  it has built a strong, if disconnected presence online. The movement is inspired in part by Egypt’s Tamarod, which contributed to Wednesday’s ousting of Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi. Its Tunisian counterpart hopes to effect similar change...

Tunisians Turn to Social Media, But is it Reliable?
Social media played a critical role in the Tunisian revolution “ organizing and energizing young revolutionaries. Facebook, in particular, is vastly more pervasive in Tunisia than in neighboring North African countries like Libya and Algeria. According to Facebook Statistics by Country, Tunisia has 3,134,500 Facebook users, representing 29.6...

Tunisian National TV Accused of Pro-Ennahda Bias
Yesterday, at the end of the 8pm news of the Tunisian National TV (Wataniya), one sentence captured the ears of many Tunisians and caused them to take actions accordingly, with people on Facebook and Twitter calling for protests and demonstrations in front of the TV channel’s headquarters. Hamdi Ghidawi reported about the Constituent Assembly...

Emna Ben Jemaa
Emna Ben Jemaa is a controversial young Tunisian blogger, as well as an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Time University in Tunis.  She began blogging in 2005 and was quickly drawn into the blogging community.  In an interview conducted by Common Ground News, Ben Jemaa stated, “My window to the world, my escape and even...