The Life Span of Alternative Media: Cases of Lakome and Mamfakinch in Morocco
Entitled The Life Span of Alternative Media: casos de Lakom i Mamfakinch al Marroc Fadma Aït Mous and Driss Ksikes have published this article on Jadaliyya.
This paper was written by the authors of HEM's research center Economia, as part of a European Union funded research project entitled SAHWA, ”Researching on Arab Mediterranean Youth – Towards a new social contract."
The paper focuses on the life cycles of two alternative media (Lakome and Mamfakinch) and how they interacted with the political and economic powers. Both media were born as side phenomena related to the so-called “Arab Spring,” which was hurriedly labeled a “social media revolution.”