Iran and New Media
Fig. 1. Iran and the New Media. Courtesy of Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, 2011.

The Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, ifa), a Germany-based institution for international cultural exchange, released a report titled "Iran and the New Media — Challenges for International Broadcasters".

Publication Data

Iran und die Neuen Medien – Herausforderungen für den Auslandsrundfunk / Iran and the New Media — Challenges for International Broadcasters. Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, 2011. ISBN 978-3-921970-93-5.

Table of Contents

Grußwort von / A Word of Welcome by Cornelia Pieper
Vorwort von / Foreword by Adelheid Feilcke, Deutsche Welle
Vorwort von / Foreword by Sebastian Körber, Institut für Auslands-beziehungen e. V.

EINLEITUNG / INTRODUCTION

Die Neuen Medien, die iranische Gesellschaft und der Auslandsrundfunk – eine Einführung / The new media, Iranian society and International Broadcasters — an introduction by Mona-Maryam Emamzadeh

1. DIE NEUEN MEDIEN UND DIE IRANISCHE GESELLSCHAFT / THE NEW MEDIA AND IRANIAN SOCIETY

The defiance of Iran’s bloggers by Mehdi Mohseni
A brief history of the Iranian internet by Cyrus Farivar
Media in Iran: state, social, other by Gholam Khiabany
The internet and protests in Iran by Mehdi Yahyanejad
Ein Land im Cyber-Krieg / A land in cyber-war by Omid Nouripour
The Iranian women’s movement and cyber resistance by Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh
A virtual reality: the Women’s Museum of Iran by Mansoureh Shojaee

2. DIE NEUEN MEDIEN UND DER AUSLANDSRUNDFUNK / NEW MEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTERS

On fusing the social media with journalism by Katarina Stanoevska-Slabeva
Die Deutsche Welle: Vom Sender zum Dialogpartner / Deutsche Welle: from broadcaster to dialogue partner by Julia Hildebrand
„Von Angesicht zu Angesicht“: interaktive Plattform für den Iran in Deutschland / “From face to face” – an interactive platform for Iran in Germany by Azin Heidarinejad
Voice of America (VOA): chances and risks of social media by Alex Belida
BBC: Social Media and citizen journalism by Rozita Lotfi
RFI: Vom „Beobachter“ zum Journalisten: Soziale Netzwerke und Bürgerjournalismus / RFI: From ‘observer’ to journalist: social net - works and citizen journalism by Bärbel Moser
Reporters Without Borders: shoulder to shoulder for free speech by Lucie Morillon
Radio Zamaneh’s approach to news-making by Farid Haerinejad
Alternative media, supplementing the mainstream by Fred Andon Petrossians

3. DIE NEUEN MEDIEN UND DER POLITISCHE DIALOG / NEW MEDIA AND POLITICAL DIALOGUE

Über Kommunikation zum Wandel? / Change through communication? by Markus Michaelsen
Digital media and democratic change by Olaf Böhnke
Iran, die Neuen Medien und die Grenzen der Auswärtigen Kulturpolitik / Iran, the new media and the limits of foreign cultural policy by Rolf Mützenich

The full report is available for PDF download here.