nawaat-EFF-2011-Pioneer-Award played a crucial role in covering the social and political unrest in Tunisia last winter, which ended in the toppling of Ben Ali’s regime. Nawaat disseminated day-by-day user-generated news about the uprising and helped bridge the gap between international mainstream media and citizen journalists and activists by aggregating and contextualizing information spread through social media- The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) (2011)