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Has internet journalism come of age?

Professional journalists working in Iran have been restrained, restricted and some thrown out of the country during its recent conflict. In their place, amateurs have told their own story using social networking sites like Twitter.

In light of the explosion of citizen journalism in Iran, Jeremy Paxman asks Arianna Huffington of the Huffington Post and Anne McElvoy of the Evening Standard if internet journalism has come of age.

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