Tag Archives: New Media

Steve Weissman : The U.S. Role in Iran’s ‘Green Revolution’

Photo from BrooWaha.com.Iran: Seen to Be Meddling Our multimedia meddlers sought… to help mobilize the millions of Iranians who had already turned against the regime of Ahmadinejad and were questioning the theocratic rule of the ayatollahs. By Steve Weissman / … finish reading Steve Weissman : The U.S. Role in Iran’s ‘Green Revolution’

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Dick J. Reavis : Journalism Faces Full Court Press

Full Court Press Until and unless the press understands that its mission is to be the champion of the people’s welfare, nobody can plan for its recovery. By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / June 30, 2009 As … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Journalism Faces Full Court Press

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Iran, Cyber Warfare and the CIA : The World is Watching

Twitter and the new Iranian revolution. Cartoon by Ian D. Marsden / truthout.Iran: The world is watching [The media] give wall-to-wall coverage of the protesters, whose heroism is very real. But the TV cameras and front-page headlines completely ignore how … finish reading Iran, Cyber Warfare and the CIA : The World is Watching

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Tangled Web : Tech and the Struggle in Iran

The War in CyberspaceWeb tangled in Iranian struggle By Martin J Young / June 20, 2009 HUA HIN, Thailand — As Iranians attempt to come to terms with the outcome of their recent presidential elections, battle lines are being drawn … finish reading Tangled Web : Tech and the Struggle in Iran

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Jonah Raskin : Class of ’09 Speaks Out on New Media

For four months, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday, freedom of speech seemed to be alive and well in an old fashioned classroom where students asked questions, talked in small groups and wrote with pens and pencils on … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Class of ’09 Speaks Out on New Media

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New Media Targeted With Harassment, Arrests at RNC

Using horseback officers, police moved to cut off demonstrators during GOP convention in St. Paul. Photo by Nick Vlcek / City Pages.‘Dozens of journalists, photographers, bloggers and videomakers arrested in an orchestrated round up of independents covering the Republican National … finish reading New Media Targeted With Harassment, Arrests at RNC

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The American Left : Do We Have a Progressive Movement Today?

Is there a new progressive movement? If so, it’s different from the last one: sixties anti-war demonstration was part of the New Left movement. Photo courtesy of Robert Altman.George Bush ‘has succeeded in bringing moderates, liberals, and progressives closer together … finish reading The American Left : Do We Have a Progressive Movement Today?

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