Self-Censorship: The buck stops with you

We’re all familiar with the term ‘Censorship’, aren’t we? As a teenager, my understanding of this term was a bit different. I thought of it as an evil act, practiced by a bunch of old people, which took away all the fun from watching television. Oh, to be young and innocent…those were the days! As I grew older, I came to understand the various paradoxes and attributes that this term characterized. However, one such paradox or oxymoron if you will, that stood out for me the most was ‘Self-Censorship’. Continue reading

A social media revolution: Uprising of a million people

The world has been looking closely at the Arab world, especially in the past couple of weeks, and for a change, this time it’s got nothing to do with the US! The land of the Pharaohs is witnessing, what can be described as the biggest and most determined mass uprising of the 21st century. And to think, that this revolution was kindled by the generation next of Egypt, through the new age digital medium, more specifically the social media. Continue reading