"While once social media was seen as a liberating means to speak truth to power, now the issue is how to speak truth to social media."
"Donald Trump is a living example of the damage the mobocratic algorithms of social media can do to the democratic process."
We don't have to be perfect saints or know every answer to every question to begin working for a more just world. We can be wounded or hesitant ourselves, sometimes profoundly so.
Allow me please to take you back for a moment to the beginning of 2011. Remember how surprised the world was that, in just 18 days, a leaderless grass-root uprising managed to topple the Mubarak regime that had ruled Egypt with an iron fist for 30 years?
Thousands of Egyptians gathered at Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday to celebrate the first anniversary of the country's
As 2011 dawned, I watched with awe as wave after wave of hope-starved young people -- from Tunisia to Egypt to Libya to Syria -- took to the streets to reclaim their lives.
As the curtains came down marking the conclusion of the 10th annual Arab Media Forum (AMF) last week, it was quite evident that a new era has arrived and the AMF is embracing it with arms wide-open.