Jadaliyya :: Jadaliyya spoke with Ghazi Gheblawi about the role of social media during the Lybian uprising. They published the interview on their site (see link below).
[Ghazi Gheblawi:] The freedom to write your thoughts without many restrictions, whether they are grammatical or linguistic, and the concise nature of Twitter, make it important to form ideas and thoughts in a very brief, focused and informative style.
Interview by www.jadaliyya.com
Ghazi Gheblawi on Twitter
Ghazi Gheblawi (غــازي القبـــلاوي) is a Libyan author, blogger, activist, and physician. Since the beginning of the Libyan uprising, Gheblawi has gathered information and verified reports from activists inside and out of Libya, using social media networks. He also presents the Imtidad Cultural Podcast, one of the most popular Arabic-language literary podcasts.
Watch his speech at "Oslo Freedom Forum 2011" (YouTube video available) by oslofreedomforum.com