Gaddafi’s overthrow: Telling the story online

Published on Pambazuka News, by Patrick Burnett, Feb 24, 2011.

Blackout. No international journalists. No network cameras. And yet the story of Libya’s revolution has poured out on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other online platforms. It’s a story that has been raw, uncut and shocking. Below is a selection of this material from four days in Libya this week … WARNING: Videos posted in this article contain graphic scenes of violence and are not for sensitive users … watch links to a long list of blogs with terxts, audios and videos … (full text).

But see mainly on YouTube the Save Lybia Channel.

Posting updates:

Feb 25, 13.30 MEZ: Gaddafi loses more Libyan cities, video 3.01 min, source Al Jazeera, Feb 23, 2011.

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