Social Media in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

As my previous post suggested, I have a special interest in the Middle East– and my passion for new media is pretty self evident if you take a look at other links on this page. That’s why I was especially interested in the video the IDF posted on YouTube of Israeli commandos being beaten as they boarded a Turkish relief vessel.

>One result of the democratization of media is that governments can use the same distribution channels as any other individual actor for distributing information. Social media can be deployed as a weapon in the war of information.

Posted Jun. 1 2010, 7:00 pm by davis