Posted at 5:27 PM on June 14, 2009
by Bob Collins
Mainstream news organizations are reportedly being told to pack up and get out of Iran. New media, you're on!
"Telephone report from my wife - They are open firing on the crowd. The police are refusing entry into the hospitals unless it is the basij. refusing wounded protesters saying; 'You Deserve To Die', a post on Tehranbureau says. The blog, however, is not in Iran.
Adventures of Mr. Behi is written by a former political blogger in Iran. He's now based in The Hague.
Tehran24 (Amir Sadeghi) is providing images -- and very compelling ones at that. Here's a sample of the video:
From Tehran With Love has been getting some pictures out but reported very slow Internet speeds.
Here at home, Nate Silver at fivethirtyeight.com takes a look at some of the statistical evidence that the election was rigged and finds it wanting.