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billy pilgrim



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[quote="TurnpikeGates"]
futuristxen wrote:
why the U.S. media is slobbering over the techno-utopian "Twitter will set you free" narrative.


Why?

Why does the US media constantly fluff Twitter?

Everything these days, not just the Iranian protest, incorporates mentions of Twitter.
Post Sat Jun 20, 2009 10:25 am
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futuristxen



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failquotes!
Post Sat Jun 20, 2009 2:46 pm
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billy pilgrim



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Heh. Failquotes indeed.
Post Sat Jun 20, 2009 3:58 pm
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sequence



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If people aren't up on it, get with Juan Cole on this shit. He has Iran (and the whole middle east) on lock.
Post Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:13 pm
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TurnpikeGates



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sequence wrote:
If people aren't up on it, get with Juan Cole on this shit. He has Iran (and the whole middle east) on lock.


Informed Comment, indeed. Thanks for that. Lots of info there.
Post Sat Jun 20, 2009 8:12 pm
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neveragainlikesheep



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By far the post source of information on this situation has been Nico Pitney's postings at Huffington Post.
Post Sun Jun 21, 2009 3:36 am
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