Social Media and the 2014 AfghanPresidential Elections

 
 
 Anti-fraud protesters march in Kabul on June 21. Photo by David Fox

Anti-fraud protesters march in Kabul on June 21. Photo by David Fox

Nikkei Asian Review (Print/Online) - April-July 204

In 2014, I covered the historic Afghan presidential elections for Nikkei Asian Review, writing three articles that followed the drawn-out process, from the hopeful the initial round of voting, to the fraud allegations and potential violence, and, finally, the brokered deal that cooled tempers. 

Apr 17, 2014: Afghan Youth Vote, Smartphones in Hand 

Jul 01, 2014: Afghan "Sheep Stuffing" Hubbub Plays Out on Social Media

Jul 17, 2014: Pact Cools Afghan Strategy, For Now