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"Twitter" Revolution goes Tulip, by Nargiza Ryskulova

April 22, 2018

Some claim that the phenomenon of "Twitter Revolution" travelled across Middle East to Central Asia, to Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek. This book is a quest on the role of social media in Kyrgyzstan's Tulip Revolution, as country oversaw a second turn-over in past decade and changed its president again. It opens more questions, than it answers, stimulating interest to so called oasis of democracy in the region that is now contemporary Kyrgyzstan.

Nargiza Ryskulova is a media scholar from Kyrgyzstan. She reads Multimedia Journalism, Digital Storytelling and Photojournalism at American University of Central Asia and American University of Bulgaria. She is also a practicing communications consultant and multimedia journalist. Her research interests are online behavior and use of new media.

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