October 30 GPS: Cameron Abadi and Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, Digital Journalism


Aside from just not explaining enough nuance, digital journalism and social media can sometimes have more immediate effects on peoples’ lives. Like this Iranian woman whose image was mistaken for that of a woman killed on the streets of Tehran in 2009 during protests. Understandably, this mistake changed the life of the woman’s whose image went viral irrevocably.