June 17, 2009 3:54 PM

How do you know if you can trust tweets from Iran?

Many media organizations, present company included, have turned to social networking sites, including Twitter in the search for first-hand information on what's happening in Iran, especially since Iranian authorities have greatly restricted what foreign journalists there can report on and have stopped renewing journalists' visas. But who can tell what's reliable and what isn't on Twitter?

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