New Media Landscape in Iran

Panelists talked about the impact of new media in Iran. Topics included the increasing number of bloggers and citizen journalists who… read more

Panelists talked about the impact of new media in Iran. Topics included the increasing number of bloggers and citizen journalists who criticize the Iranian government in spite of the risk of prosecution. Nik Kowsar showed cartoon stills of various criticitisms on the government. He was jailed for some of his cartoons. Following their discussion panelists responded to audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Sean Aday Director George Washington University->Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communications
  • Mohamed Abdel Dayem Coordinator Committee to Protect Journalists->Middle East and North Africa
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New Media Landscape in Iran

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 12, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 14, 2010

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  • Apr 12, 2010 | 10:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2010 | 6:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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