President Obama revealed in an interview with ABC that he's corresponded with Iran's new president, Hasan Rouhani. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow at The Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution.
The PR-firm Ketchum, was involved in placing Russian President Vladimir Putin's op-ed in the Times. Ketchum counts the Russian government as one of its clients. It scored a victory and struck PR gold by landing the piece in America's paper of record.
Iran's conservative Fars News Agency initially denied that Rouhani has a Twitter account but journalist and Middle East scholar Robin Wright has confirmed that Rouhani has both an English and Farsi Twitter account.
In 1963, at the height of the Cold War, a hotline was set up to enable communication between the world's two biggest powers. First established by President Kennedy and Soviet Premier Khrushchev, it provided a vital link between the leaders of two nations.
Lebanese Hezbollah fighters have been supporting President Bashar al-Assad's troops in their attempt to crush the uprising in Syria. Hezbollah has its own TV channel Al Manar. It looks pretty professional, but you wouldn't mistake it for CNN.
They've already hacked the AP, the New York Times, and Twitter. The latest hack hit the website for the US Marines. Just who is the Syrian Electronic Army? And why should the US be wary of their hacks?
Social networking sites make is easy to share our lives online. But, too much sharing can be disastrous. Numerous projects are underway to give people the ability to remove the offending material. The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd reports.
The World's Alex Gallafent looks at how the news of Egypt is being presented in the US. In many cases, it's being packaged using narratives that reflect American values. It means that Americans are getting competing interpretations of what's happeni
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced new initiatives to improve cyber-freedom in countries like Iran. Lisa Mullins speaks with Iranian cartoonist and editor Nikahang Kowsar of Khodnevis.org about what the best use of the money would be.
New Zealand's second biggest city, Christchurch, has suffered its second earthquake in the past five months. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Peter Mitchell of the National Civil Defence Centre, who's coordinating the response to the crisis.
The World's Alex Gallafent reports on Al Jazeera's impact on events in Libya. The TV network's Arabic language news coverage is watched via satellite by many Libyans hungry for something other than the official coverage on Libya's state-run broadcasters.
Moldova is Europe's poorest and least developed country. But its people are making full use of technology to organize massive protests against the government. Moldovans have taken to the streets following the results of parliamentary elections, which have left the communists still in power. Anchor Lisa Mullins learns more from media consultant, Evgeny Morozov. He's written an article for Foreign Policy magazine that he calls Moldova's Twitter revolution.