Kelly Niknejad http://kgou.org en World Views: June 7, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-june-7-2013 <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Suzette Grillot continues to host the program from Istanbul. A week since protests broke out across Turkey, she and Joshua Landis discuss where things stand in the normally peaceful and stable country.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">On Friday June 14 Iranians head to the polls to elect a successor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/series/tehran-bureau" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">The Tehran Bureau&nbsp;</a></em>founder and editor<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">&nbsp;</em><a href="https://twitter.com/golnoushn" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Kelly </a><a href="https://twitter.com/golnoushn" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Niknejad</a>joins&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">World Views&nbsp;</em>for a look at the elections, and a conversation about Western journalism in the Islamic Republic.</p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 21:59:33 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Joshua Landis, Brian Hardzinski & Hallie Arias 7456 at http://kgou.org World Views: June 7, 2013 How The Internet Is Changing Coverage Of Iran http://kgou.org/post/how-internet-changing-coverage-iran <p></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/golnoushn">Kelly Niknejad</a> founded <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/series/tehran-bureau">Tehran Bureau</a> in 2008 to provide a platform for independent reporting from Iran. The Bureau, a virtual hub connecting journalists, experts, and the public, is revolutionary.</p><p>“You're not just dependent on one [government] minder who is then reporting back to the Ministry of Cultural and Islamic Guidance,” Niknejad says. “You're in touch with people who are in different neighborhoods, who have different backgrounds, who are in different cities. You get to see what part of what they say overlaps, what doesn't, and why doesn't it overlap -- is it because it’s wrong or is it because the reality is different in this neighborhood or this city?”</p><p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:45:00 +0000 Hallie Arias, Suzette Grillot & Joshua Landis 7306 at http://kgou.org How The Internet Is Changing Coverage Of Iran