Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

Iraq’s cellphone mania


Iraqis love their cellphones. They function not only as a lifeline to avoid roadblocks and getting kidnapped, but also as one of the few forms of teenage self-expression that extremists won’t clamp down on. Insurgents use them too, to detonate bombs and keep in contact with one another. Check out the NY Times article here.

Warren Frey is a journalist, freelance writer, podcaster, video producer, and all-around media consultant currently based in Vancouver, Canada. His written work has appeared in such publications as Metro Vancouver, the Westender, Mac | Life and the Japan Times.

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