News is becoming more and more grounded. No longer is it simply professional broadcasting from the expert voice, people like John Simpson the BBC world affairs correspondent who is in Tehran at present. There will always be room for such impartial, investigative reporting.
But the post-election protests are also being covered by bloggers and mobile phone broadcasters. I suspect that it is more the latter that has caused the country's supreme Religious Authority to demand a recount of the votes. What will the outcome be?
'Mousavi' or 'Ahmadinejad' Let the People of Iran decide.