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Did The GOP Just Hand Breitbart A Global Media Company That You Paid For?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 12.14.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

The United States government, unlike most other governments is very much not in the propaganda business. We believe strongly in a free press and it is that very notion of the power and importance of a free press that VOA et al have been selling to the world.

In Iran Today Little Changes Mean a Lot

William O. Beeman | Posted 07.02.2016 | World
William O. Beeman

Iran is changing. The behavior of the people today would have not been tolerated 35 years ago in the immediate post-Revolutionary period. The cumulative effect of these behavioral and cultural changes is a transformation of Iranian society that will likely never be reversed.

Real-time Reporting Gets New Backend With BBG's Relay

Tom Grasty | Posted 02.11.2014 | Media
Tom Grasty

Real-time news reporting is an exciting proposition. It's also a process fraught with problems, both for the journalist and the reader.

Iran Rises Again: Opposition Shows Signs of Resilience

Setareh Sabety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Setareh Sabety

Unlike their Arab neighbors, Iranians have recent experience with revolution. They will not risk life and limb unless they are sure that they are on the winning side. 1st Esfand was a step in the winning direction.

"A Death in Tehran" And the Most Influential Video of the Year

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Omid Memarian

Imagine you've spent millions of dollars to articulate and orchestrate a message and then a 20-year-old protester shoots a 1-minute video, uploads it onto YouTube and destroys your whole story. What would you do?

Media Literacy 101: Cloak-and-Dagger News

Susan Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Moeller

It's not just Iran. Getting news out of countries in the throes of political turmoil has always been dicey. And getting the news out has often meant using the most recent technology to thwart the authorities.

Restore the Voice

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Murray Fromson

The international buzz caused by President-elect Obama earlier in the month offers him an opportunity to revive what had been a valuable American resource for so many years.