If you have no idea what has been happening in Iran, it is probably because you’ve been living under Iraq a rock. I’m going to try to stay out of the politics behind it, but Iran is the “religious democracy” with an Ayatollah as the head of government and an elected president who serves as the “faceman”. The recent Presidential election ended up in conspiracy as many of the citizens did not believe the outcome (who, why, what are irrelevant for the purpose of this article). As a result Iranians poured into the streets in protest of the election results. During the protests, violence broke out and the Iranian government banned foreign news reporters from the country.
Without adequate reporting how is the world keeping up with everything that is happening in Iran? How are Iranian citizens rallying people to their cause? Social media! [Read more…]