Monday, June 22, 2009

Emerging Journalism and the New Iran

Please read the insights of Arnaud de Borchgrave as he describes a remarkable confrontation between the ancien religio-political structures of oppression and the perhaps unintended consequences of social technology.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Twitter has shaken Iran’s regime of aging theocrats to its foundations. The new limitless ability to listen and respond is not only impacting the exchange of ideas on a global scale; it is also impacting national security. Iran is the lodestar.

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- ... Twitter is ... propelling both democratic and authoritarian governments through a period of social change that is more profound than anything we have experienced through 5,000 years of recorded history.

The artice is here (<-- click)

1 comment:

Eclipse said...

Isn't that crazy? How thousands of normal people can shake political foundations like never before? It blows my mind.