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Following the revolution from Podunk
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Posted on 02/14/2014 12:09:36 PM PST by Kartographer
Because the main problem in all of this is that the media erosion of the regime has been very successful and the only ways to get some verified information are through "some" newspapers, and an occasional snippet in the late news, suitably edulcorated. If it were for TV or radio alone you pretty much would not be aware of what is going on here in Venezuela these days. And through state media, at best that a tiny bunch of fascists are rioting from the safety of their own wealthy neighborhoods, a mere conspiracy directed as usual from some basement at the White House
(Excerpt) Read more at daniel-venezuela.blogspot.com ...
"But no matter what recipes the Cuban masters are trying to effect through their Venezuelans agents, this is the XXI century and Twitter reigns sovereign in revolutions. short of killing outright Internet, which also kills intra government response capacity to the crisis, there is no way you can hide the news. In fact, it is even worse as through Twitter you can get all sorts of people starting the wildest rumors, exaggerating the most mundane moments. On the other hand, Twitter also allows you to participate from afar, From San Felipe if needed, in real time to the funeral of one of the fallen kids of last Wednesday."
May be the revolution isn't being televised, but it sure is being twittered!
posted on 02/14/2014 12:13:22 PM PST
by Army Air Corps
(Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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