New Internationalist

Articles by Karin Alexander

Social media’s role in Turkey’s dissent

The spark was a park, but the flame was fanned by the web, says Karin Alexander.

  • July 4, 2013
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About Karin Alexander


Karin Alexander is a seasoned political analyst. Her work has focused on governance and democracy with an emphasis on transitional states. She is a Zimbabwean Rhodes Scholar with an MPhil in Development Studies from Oxford and an undergraduate degree from Harvard University. In her current role at the World Wide Web Foundation, she manages the Web Index, the Foundation’s flagship annual research project which measures how the Web empowers people around the globe.

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