New Criticals

"Movements without organizational depth are often unable to weather such transitions. While digital media create more possibilities to evade censorship, many governments have responded by demonizing and attacking social media, thus contributing to polarized environments in which dissidents have access to a very different set of information compared to those more loyal to the regime. This makes it hard to create truly national campaigns of dissent."

Zeynep Tufekci in Social Movements and Goverments in The Digital Age: Evaluating a Complex Landscape