‘Blame it on Twitter’

by Patrick O'Brien

Image: "Twittering Taksim" ~ LatoffImage 2013 © Latuff

Turkey Rising . . .

Using hash tags such as #occupyturkey and #occupygezi, the uprising in Turkey is organising itself — drawing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to describe Twitter as a menace to society. Erdogan’s comments are summarised in this report from Fairfax Media, and I’m posting a watching brief on the unfolding events to my NOTES.