Twitter Rebellion at Moscow State U.

October 24, 2011

Journalism students at Moscow State University used Twitter to protest the way an appearance of Russia's president, Dmitri A. Medvedev, was staged on Thursday, The New York Times reported. The appearance was used by the government to portray Medvedev as being in touch with young people, but the students tweeted that the audience was mostly made up of government supporters (many of them from outside the university) selected by a Kremlin team.


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