Blogistan: The Internet and Politics in Iran

Blogistan: The Internet and Politics in Iran

by Annabelle Sreberny, Gholam Khiabany

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ISBN-13: 9780857731418
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 10/30/2010
Series: International Library of Iranian Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Annabelle Sreberny is Professor of Global Media and Communications and Director of the Centre for Media and Film Studies at SOAS, University of London. Gholam Khiabany is Reader in International Communications in the Department of Applied Social Sciences, London Metropolitan University.


Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vi

Introduction vii

1 The Internet in Iran: Development and Control 1

2 The Politics of and in Blogging 35

3 Web of Control and Censorship: State and Blogosphere in Iran 61

4 Gender, Sexuality and Blogging 87

5 Becoming Intellectual: The Blogistan and Public Political Space in the Islamic Republic 131

6 English Language/Diasporic Blogs: Articulating the Inside and the Outside 153

7 Journalism, Blogging and Citizen Journalism 161

8 The Summer of 2009 167

Notes 183

Bibliography 199

Index 207

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