How The Media Betrayed Neda Soltani
The living Neda Soltani was disturbed to suddenly see her image being used everywhere, online, on television and in the press…
Because of the confusion, the ‘real’ Neda Soltani in the photo can no longer use her Facebook page or display her photo, and has fought an uphill battle trying to get individuals and the media to stop using it.
Here’s a list of people who in celebrating/ jumping on the bandwagon/ mourning the death of Neda Soltan renamed her Neda Soltani. Neda Soltan belongs to the media now, and so do Neda Soltani, Nada Agha Soltani and many others.
We are all Neda now…
Some of these caring organs listed below just get her name wrong, other get the name and the picture mixed up.
Ynet – Iran report: Security forces open fire at protesters. Many were wearing black bracelets in memory of Neda Soltani.
Cnet – Mourning Neda Soltani: Martyrdom in the digital age. Now a young Iranian woman, Neda Soltani, whose death was captured on cell phone video footage now spreading across the Internet, has become the face of the…
International Business Times - Iran state media blames BBC for Neda’s death. This week the world was given what some have called its first “YouTube martyr” after Neda Agha Soltani was shot dead and her final moments caught on camera.
National Review Online – The Obama Effect?
Wall Street Journal – Protests in Iran Diminish Amid Security Crackdown
Register - Google News serves up…Wikipedia links