Tweeting from Mecca: Mobile media, time, and sacred experiences

by Krista Melanie Riley

For hundreds of years, Muslims have travelled annually to Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage. Although the specific rituals of the pilgrimage have remained the same over this time, the technologies involved in both the travel and the communication about the journey have transformed considerably.

Social Movement Media – CUTV

GRETCHEN KING, MCGILL UNIVERSITY, COMMUNICATION STUDIES; CUTV Beyond Twitter and Facebook, the mix of mediums wielded by strikers, protestors, and their allies on the streets of Montreal over the last four months includes CUTV. The Concordia-based community television station offers…