Khabarnegaran.info-Niki Azad: Local journalist Mahdieh Amiri speaks of the hardships of practicing journalism in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr. Amiri has been working as a journalist in Bushehr for years. Since 2007, she has been the editor-in-chief of a few local websites, biweekly and quarterly magazines. She is now the editor-in-chief of hamooniran.com website and Ava-ye Dashtestan biweekly.
Sarkozy questions ’neutral’ net at e-G8 forum10 June 2011
Khabarnegaran.info-French President Nicolas Sarkozy has opened the first ever e-G8 forum in Paris. The event brings together leading figures from the technology industry to discus the impact of the internet. Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, and Google’s Eric Schmidt are among those due to speak. Critics have claimed that the e-G8 is too focused on handing net control to companies and governments.
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Khabarnegaran.info-Niki Azad: How is life for Iranian journalists after prison? Does their attitude toward their journalism – the profession that put them in jail – change? Are they more conservative than before? Or bolder?
Khabarnegaran – Niki Azad: He has been put in jail three times for his journalist writing, though he says that jail has not made him feel disappointed with the profession of journalism.