Movies 'Rosewater' journalist says fear of social media is making tyrants more dangerous (+video)

Journalist Maziar Bahari, whose memoir of captivity and torture at the hands of the Iranian government has been adapted into the film 'Rosewater,' warns that the inability of authoritarian regimes to control social media is making them more brutal. 

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Journalist Maziar Bahari, whose memoir "And Then They Came for Me" about his 118 days of imprisonment and torture in Iran has been made into the film "Rosewater," says that the frustration over the inability to control social media and the internet has driven authoritarian regimes deeper into their comfort zones of imprisoning, torturing, and murdering the messengers.