New technologies played a major role in the events leading up to and following the recent Iranian elections and should continue to have a tremendous impact. Social networking tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and blogging have changed the way Iranian citizens communicate with each other as well as with the outside world.
This event featured:
Robert Faris, Berkman Center of Internet and Society
Andrew Lewman, The Tor Project
Setareh Derakhshesh, Voice of America’s Persian News Network (PNN)
Sam Sedaei, Huffington Post Blogger
Moderated by: Richard Kraemer, National Endowment for Democracy
For updates on this event, visit cima.ned.org/events/new-media-in-iran.html