Tuesday, June 16, 2009


The potential of social media is being realized in telling the story of the election in Iran. Citizen journalists are using the tag #iranelection to create a historic blip on the World Wide Web. And by following the story, our trend-setting is telling the media which news is most important.

Related Links:
The Big Picture (photos from Boston.com)
Tweeting from Tehran
Tweets from Tehran
Iran's Day of Destiny (as witnessed by Robert Fisk)
Extraordinary Scenes (more first hand reporting by Robert Fisk)
Twitter Reschedules Maintenance for Iranians
Open Letter to the World (a plea from Iranian Artists in Exile)
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