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Riz Khan
Is social media driving reform?
We look at the role of social media in the Tunisian uprising and ask what impact it may have on the rest of the region.
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2011 18:26 GMT

What impact will Tunisia's popular uprising have on neighbouring countries and could social media become the driving force for political reform in the Arab world?

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On Thursday's Riz Khan we talk to Sami Ben Gharbia, the co-founder of the Tunisian website Nawaat.org; Nasser Weddady, the outreach director at the American Islamic Congress where he promotes civil rights through social media; and Wael Abbas, an Egyptian blogger and activist who regularly reports on corruption. 

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