Category Archives: Iran

Iran – A Conclusion

What effect is digital technology having on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom in Iran? While digital technology in the forms of mobile phone cameras, the Internet and social media has helped the word of the people … Continue reading

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The Internet and Iran’s Twitter revolution.

As mentioned in the previous post, during the protests following the 2009 elections, mobile phones and cameras showed the world how the government treated the protesters.  But without the Internet, those pictures would never have left the country. The Internet … Continue reading

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Enemies of the State – Cellular phones and digital cameras.

[Continued from here] But pictures were getting out… Amateur footage of the protests, the violence, even some of protestors being shot and killed by the Iranian authorities had escaped the blockade, and had made it to screens all around the … Continue reading

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Press and Broadcast Freedom in Iran

What effect has digital technology had on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom in Iran? As one of the case studies for our main question, we will examine the Islamic Republic of Iran.  First, we’ll see just what … Continue reading

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