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"Social Media Allows Reports Despite Tehran's Curbs" (NPR)

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=105490051

Reporters are being turned away from Tehran, but reports of the election protests are coming through via citizen journalists, Twitter and eye witness accounts. Signs of the protesters are written in English to appeal to the Western media. Check NPR, BBC and other independent new sites to keep up to date on the protests and let the protesters know their voices are being heard.

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Maria de Chirikof's picture

Hi there

Do you think it is a good or bad thing that they are trying to limit outside influences so it is the wishes of the Iranians that is heard? I do care and wish for peace and prosperity for Iranians but in a true way as what they want for themselves instead of what other countries want for them.

What have you heard lately about what is happening over there?

Maria

LauraB's picture

The report states,

The report states, "Information is flowing very quickly, and I don't think they can really seriously censor it in any way."

The days of social media are here and will stay- this is one of the powerful forces that can't be stopped.
Great report to direct us to.

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