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Youtube Diplomacy

Ignoring YouTube: Imam Feisal's Flawed Approach to 21st Century "Media"

Andrew Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Rosen

Interestingly, the Imam and YouTube Diplomacy have something in common: they have both been valuable inroads for the Obama Administration's engagement with the Muslim World.

YouTube Diplomacy Meets #iranelection

Andrew Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Rosen

To bet heavily on web 2.0, particularly in light of the events in Iran, is too aggressive a step for the Obama Administration with too unpredictable a technology still early in its infancy.

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.

Media Literacy 101: "Allah O Akbar!" has become a cry for freedom

Susan Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan Moeller

The pictures from Tehran are showing that Iranians are not monolithic in their beliefs. Demonstrably they can be both committed to God and to free and fair elections.

YouTube Diplomacy and Iran

Andrew Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Rosen

In Iran, a religious revolution in decline is confronting a technological revolution in ascendancy.