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Bloggers at Crossroads: An Exploration of Bloggers’ Adaptation to Post-Revolution Tunisia

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dc.contributor.advisor Clark, Janine
dc.contributor.author Laflamme, Nicolas
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-08T13:00:10Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-08T13:00:10Z
dc.date.copyright 2018-05
dc.date.created 2018-05-02
dc.date.issued 2018-05-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/12993
dc.description.abstract This thesis examines the extent to which bloggers’ have adapted their practices and behaviors after the Revolution in Tunisia. This inductive qualitative research merged two bodies of literature (digital politics’ literature and Sociologie des usages’ literature) in order to build an innovative theoretical framework and three exploratory categories of analysis: i) change of bloggers’ profile, ii) change of the platform and the use of ICTs, and iii) change of the targeted audience. Indeed, this paper argues that bloggers adapted to the new political and media environment by questioning their individual motivation to express online and their writing style, by maximizing their use of digital new platforms following their potentials for content production and diffusion, and by partially adjusting their practices to their audience’s needs and expectations. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Bloggers at Crossroads: An Exploration of Bloggers’ Adaptation to Post-Revolution Tunisia en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.degree.programme Political Science en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Arts en_US
dc.degree.department Department of Political Science en_US
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