I've spent much of today transfixed by the ability to watch a revolution seemingly begin in Iran without the intermediation of journalists or politicians. Twitter particularly is coming into its own, and what one person can use to show people a picture of their lunch has become another person's way of telling the world about tyranny when the cameras are turned off. There's a great guide to how Twitter and other social media are spreading word of what is going on in Iran here and a guide for activism here. The tech-savvy may be interested in this. And if you want to follow me on Twitter, you can do so here or search for @ismurray.
Monday, June 15, 2009
(Originally posted by my husband on NRO-The Corner)