The real revolution
: Mark Glaser reports on the latest wave of Iranian repression of speech for bloggers and journalists alike:
In the U.S., when bloggers fact-check the media — as they did with the questionable National Guard memos on “60 Minutes” — they are hailed as new media heroes. In Iran, when reformist bloggers and journalists fact-check the government — as they did when the ruling hardliners railroaded the last election — they are put in jail and their publications are shut.
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