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Saturday, June 20, 2009

New Technologies, Citizen Reporters, Bring News of Violence, Protests in Iran

Because the foreign press is barred from reporting on site on events in Iran without prior government permission, it is relying on citizen reporters for information on the gathering protests, and information on those protests seems to be pouring in via new technologies like Twitter. Check out live coverage and updates from CNN, the BBC, MSNBC, and France Info.

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