Shayfeen.com relies heavily on media to deliver its messages and get citizens involved. This presents an interesting opportunity to explore the role of modern media in political/social justice activism. Students examine the overall strategies of Shayfeen.com, with an emphasis on media and the Internet. They will analyze how these tools work in less developed nations or in areas where media access is limited. In addition, they will evaluate the savvy, resources, skills and support needed to develop effective media outreach. Students will also explore social networking and video as empowerment tools.