Twitter Undermines Hugo Chavez's Media Takeover

04/07/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

As we learned last summer in Iran, whenever a dictatorial regime senses trouble in Totalitarianville, one of the first things it does is tighten its grip on the media. And whenever the thick walls of censorship go up, Twitter is there to slip through the cracks.

Case in point: Venezuela, where we may be witnessing the signs of an Iran-like brouhaha.


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