‘Frontline: Digital Nation’ Re-airs Tonight at 9pm ET

New means of transmitting “news”, of making resistance and protest visible via Twitter, email, and cell phone footage — have been highlighted during the ongoing crisis in Egypt. And yet, if boundaries of identity and community are not in fact national or even state-secured or supported, then no one seems quite accountable for or even very careful about transgressing. Frontline: Digital Nation shows how advancing technologies not only bring faster and changed ways of processing, communicating, and conjuring ideas, but also produce gaps in experience and expectations.

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