Egypt: A Nation Forced Offline Delivers a Profound Viral Message

By: Jordan M - Published: Jan 30, 2011 • References: brittanydarwell &
‘Egypt: A Nation Forced Offline’ is a short but powerful piece of videojournalism by Brittany Darwell to shed light on the political turmoil in Egypt.

The crisis has been covered extensively by global media organizations, but ‘Egpyt: A Nation Forced Offline’ is a piece of videojournalism whose spread has been contained to the Internet via blogs and social media sites like YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. With music and video production by Michael Marantz, the provocative piece highlights the role and influence of social media as a tool for people to report, disseminate and absorb ideas. Stats for Social Media Videojournalism Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 788 clicks in 277 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: Egypt A Nation Forced Offline
Related: 95 examples / 73 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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