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Iranian Newspaper Banned For WHAT!?

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2015 | Media

DUBAI, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Iran's hardline judiciary has banned a reformist newspaper for publishing a picture of Hollywood star George Clooney weari...

Iranian Journalist's Photo Triggers Major Reaction

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2014 | Media

* Site for unveiled Iranians gets half million followers * State TV says reporter a drug-addled deviant * Pressure on pr...

Iranian President Goes On Major Media Blitz

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.25.2013 | Media

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has gone on a major media blitz during his stay in the United States. Rouhani, who has signaled his eagerness for ...

Cable Networks Mostly Ignored Iranian President's UN Speech

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.24.2013 | Media

The speech at the United Nations by Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday was undoubtedly a major moment in the ongoing diplomatic thaw between ...

Iran Seeks Tighter Control Of Foreign Journalists

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's culture minister is seeking to tighten rules to supervise visiting foreign journalists. A Wednesday report by the semi-of...

Michael Calderone

Iran Media Crackdown Draws Attention As Election Looms | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.09.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- As the world watched the Green Movement protests erupt following Iran’s disputed 2009 presidential election, the regime responded by b...

Mediawashed Middle East

Meghan Nuttall Sayres | Posted 04.08.2013 | Media
Meghan Nuttall Sayres

Every time I give talks, people ask, "Are girls really allowed to attend school in Iran?" Some have even said, "Who teaches them?" Perhaps the right question is, who is teaching Americans to think this?

Iran Cracks Down On Media Before Election

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2013 | Media

* News outlets have been critical of government * 2009 vote prompted accusations of rigging, riots * Authorities mindful...

Azerbaijan Jails Iranian Journalist

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Media

BAKU, June 12 (Reuters) - A court in Azerbaijan sentenced an Iranian journalist to two years in prison for drug possession on Tuesday in a case that...

Iran Aids In Release Of Turkish Reporters Detained In Syria

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 07.11.2012 | Media

ISTANBUL (AP) — One Turkish journalist detained in Syria is a devout Muslim who was on a Gaza-bound aid ship targeted in an Israeli raid in 2010, an...

Top Ten Media Failures In The Iran War Debate

Stephen M. Walt | Posted 05.14.2012 | Media

I did a brief interview for All Things Considered last Friday, on the topic of media handling of the current war scare over Iran. Here's a link to th...

Why an Iranian News Station Crying Wolf Damages All War Reporting

Chris Woods | Posted 02.04.2012 | World
Chris Woods

Press TV claims there have been at least 56 strikes by 'U.S. assassination drones' that have killed more than 1,370 people. Yet a major study by the London-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism has found no supportive evidence.

Iran Frees Two Held Over Alleged BBC Ties

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | Media

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says two filmmakers arrested last month over their alleged links to BBC's Farsi-language se...

Iran Media Using Archived Images To Portray UK Riots

The Guardian | Saeed Kamali Dehghan | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

Iranian media affiliated to the Islamic regime have been accused of using library images from different times and locations in Britain and other parts...

Iran BANS Mention Of Opposition Leaders In Media

The Guardian | Saeed Kamali Dehghan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Iranian newspapers have been banned from publishing the names or photos of the leaders of Iran's green movement, according to a confidential governmen...

Carla Bruni Called 'A Prostitute' By Hardline Iran Media

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian state media called France's first lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, a "prostitute" on Monday in an unusual attack on the wife of...

Iran Bars Media Coverage Of Opposition Leaders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iranian media have been prohibited from mentioning opposition leaders, including former President Mohammad Khatami...

Iran Cracks Down On Media, Foreign Journalists Arrested

Times Online | Nico Hines | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Iranian regime has responded to mass protests in Tehran this week by implementing a crackdown on foreign journalists. ...

Has Iran Already Nuked Us!?

John Knefel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Knefel

It sure sounds like the media is congealing around a new meme like the unthinking wad of lard that they are.

Iranian Media Picks Up Fake Fox News Story On Obama's Hacked Blackberry

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Iranian state-run press has taken a satirical Fox News post as real, re-reporting a story about President Obama's BlackBerry being hacked. "Exclu...