2014) Digital Dissidence & Political Change: Cyberactivism
and Citizen Journalism in Egypt.
is generally defined as the active engagement of individuals within information-based networks built in computer-mediated environments (e.
Sander Vegh, "Classifying Forms of On-line Activism: The Case of Cyberprotests against the World Bank," in Cyberactivism
Nevertheless, in the Latin American context, the extensive literature on cyberactivism
contrasts with the nonsystematic academic approach to video activism, despite the large amounts of data about the latter.
The very act of forming a political party could be regarded as a strategy for moving beyond the self-affirmativity of communication and enable concrete political agency by bridging the gap between cyberactivism
and the executive political sphere.
In our current society, cyberactivism
is projected on social networks away from other traditional forms of action (Tascon & Quintana, 2012).
Networked collective action and the institutionalized policy debate: Bringing cyberactivism
to the policy arena?
We are All Khaled Said': The potentials and limitations of cyberactivism
in triggering public mobilization and promoting political change.
Cases of cyberactivism
around the globe have shown that information communication technologies (ICT) provide both communities and individuals with a range of new possibilities for communication and public participation, contributing to empowering collective movements.
Conceptual Framework: Cyberactivism
, Civic Engagement, and Citizen Journalism
22) Whatever the case may be, it is reasonable to conclude that Nakhla's increasingly high profile (framed by the attractiveness of the topic of cyberactivism
in the international press) made him an increasingly important target for the Syrian regime.
Eliete da Silva Pereira's essay, entitled "Indians on the Network: Notes About Brazilian Indigenous Cyberactivism
," investigates the current access and ability of indigenous peoples to connect creatively through the Internet.