Tweeting Tehran

During the recent “election” in Iran, Twitter took the place of CNN, FOX, and other news channels during the media blackout imposed by the government. It became the brave demonstrators’ link to the world as they expressed their protests and anger. Strictly on moral grounds, Twitter decided to help them. … Read More

Generation Anonymous

“140 characters is a novel when you’re being shot at.”–Protestor in Tehran, Iran.

I’m sure by now most of your know what is going on in Iran, so I won’t go into heavy detail on the topic itself. I want to talk about how social media and the political fallout in Iran have created our first look at a cyber war. … Read More

Pictures of You and Us

“Pictures of You: Images from Iran”, a photography exhibit by Colorado based artist Tom Loughlin, challenges us to see past the political and ideological differences that exist between the US and Iran and see what the Iranian people truly are…People. … Read More