Mysterious Iran Protest Death Filmers Win Polk Award

The anonymous individuals responsible for recording the shooting death of 26-year-old Neda Agha-Soltan at a June protest in Tehran, Iran, and uploading the video to the Internet, won the George Polk Award for Videography. The video became a rallying point for the reformist opposition in Iran. You can watch the video below (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT).

Interactive maps of Haiti quake damage

Here are some of the more interesting interactive maps created in the wake of the earthquake in Haiti by news sites.

How the web covered the Haitian earthquake

Here is a great roundup of the online coverage of the earthquake in Haiti from Robert Hernandez and Mark Luckie.

Haiti: A case study in real time news

Sky News journalist Emily Purser describes how the early coverage of Haiti unfolded using Twitter, Facebook and Skype..

Destruction in Haiti interactive

This feature from lets users zoom in on the images and examine up close some of the damage caused by the earthquake in Haiti. Simple but smart idea.

Social media key in Haiti earthquake coverage

Technology played a key role in early coverage of the earthquake in Haiti.

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