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Student's Tweets Bring Egyptians' Reports to the World

Time reports, and KNBC-Channel 4, KTTV-Channel 11 and Public Radio International's "The World" reported Monday, that in the wake of the Egyptian government's shutdown of Internet and cell-phone access, John Scott-Railton, a doctoral student in urban planning at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, has been recording audio reports from Egyptians using landlines and posting their updates on Twitter. His links and audio clips have received nearly 300,000 hits.



 

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