Food for thought.
Moeed Ahmad is the head of New Media at Al Jazeera and he spoke a few months ago at Australia’s Media 2010 Conference.
An astute reader pointed out this clip and he comments about Iran’s so-called Green Revolution in 2009:
Moeed studied the “Twitter” accounts of posters purporting to be in Tehran during the elections. Seems most of those accounts were being run from metro hubs in the US only two weeks before, in NYC, Chicago, DC etc.
The relevant bit starts at 18:29 and takes about 5 minutes.