Wael Ghonim, Wrong Again

Wael Ghonim tweets:

Wael Ghonim on Revolution 2.0

Once again, this is wrong.  This implies that the revolution was “organized” and orchestrated from the start by the internet activists, which is not true.

Hossam el-Hamalawy is an Egyptian socialist, journalist, and photographer.  Visit his blog: <www.arabawy.org>.  Follow Hossam el-Hamalawy at <twitter.com/3arabawy>.  This note was first published in his blog on 14 February 2011 under a Creative Commons license.  Cf. Mélanie Souad and Kevin Vay, “Revolution 2.0: Interview with Hossam el-Hamalawy” (MRZine, 8 February 2011); Hossam el-Hamalawy, “About Wael Ghonim” (MRZine, 12 February 2011).

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