Freedom, the Press & Social Media

freedom-of-pressFor centuries, dictators and tyrants have depended on controlling the information consumed by their citizens. Control the propaganda, control the minds of the people. The printing press revolutionized access to information and history shows that empowered people were the result.

Now, Iran’s unrest demonstrates again that communication and information have the power to change the world. Although the regime with big guns may win this round, the Facebook and Twitter empowered youth ...

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