Our article on the Iranian opposition using Second Life has seen a lot of press and publicity since it was posted on Pixels and Policy. It's received mentions on dozens of major websites, including
the excellent policy and politics website Truthout, Canadian newspaper Alternatives, and Iranian newspaper Iran-va-Jahan. Now it's getting one more.
This is a great way to end the week. Just got word from an eagle-eyed reader that our to continue their pro-democracy rallies, which was originally featured on the Institute for Policy Studies' Foreign Policy in Focus think tank, has been promoted once more!
An FPIF staff writer got in touch with me a few days ago about my edits and thoughts on making a summary version of the original Iran article as part of FPIF's "60 Second Expert" series. These articles are intensely summarized pieces that explain arguments and facts of an article in a way that is easily digestible to a busy reader.
Well, I just found out that the 60 Second Expert piece based on my original story (this blog's inaugural piece) was posted! Here's hoping that even more people get an opportunity to see the amazing ways virtual worlds are changing foreign relations