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Iranian Resisters Face Torture, Trial for "Sending Images to...the Enemy"

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 29 2009

With reports now coming out of Iran that some of the 150 or so protesters locked up in the post-election conflict there have been tortured -- having their fingernails forcibly removed or being forced to Read More

Rules for Bloggers: Rumors, Iran, and the New York Times

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 24 2009

There's an absolutely fascinating back and forth in the comments of Ethan Zuckerman's blog. It's enough to make you remember why you love the medium. The context is that Zuckerman wrote a long post critiquing the New ... Read More

Helping Iranians Get to the Unfiltered 'Net

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 23 2009

Work continues on Haystack, "a new program [and network] to provide unfiltered internet access to the people of Iran." Read More

Fun With YouTube Insight: Who is Watching Obama?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, July 23 2009

YouTube's new decision to make usage metrics publicly available give us a whole new trove of information to mine about how various political actors and messages are doing. This information--who’s watching your videos, ... Read More

Revisiting Twitter-gate: Clinton Highlights State's Efforts to "Keep Technologies Up and Going"

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 15 2009

An interesting note jumps out from Hillary Clinton's big speech before the Council on Foreign Relations today. Read More

Scola's Ten Lessons from Iran, Some Big, Some Small

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 10 2009

At last week's Personal Democracy Forum I was lucky enough to sit on a lunch time panel on the intersection of recent events in Iran and social media alongside Mobile Active's Katrin Verclas, NPR's Davar Iran Ardalan, ... Read More