In Egypt, protests or coup? Wikipedia decides

Molly Wood Jul 9, 2013
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In Egypt, protests or coup? Wikipedia decides

Molly Wood Jul 9, 2013
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The violence on the ground in Egypt following the ousting of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is very real and very deadly. Some 51 civilian supporters of former President Morsi were reported killed when military and police fired on demonstrators earlier this week. There’s no comparison to that in the digital world. But there is a tense debate about semantics on Wikipedia: Are the recent events protests or a coup d’état? The answer could have real world consequences.

Marya Hannun, who writes for Foreign Policy magazine, joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to discuss.

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