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EU Sanctions Knock Iran’s Press TV Off the Airwaves

EU Sanctions Knock Iran’s Press TV Off the Airwaves

Thanks to the latest EU sanctions against Iran, Press TV was cut off from Europe’s airwaves¬†this morning. Eutelsat began blocking it and 18 other TV/radio stations operated by the Iranian state broadcaster, Irib. Press TV’s¬†anger is both palpable and predictable: It also shows that the European Union does not respect freedom of speech, and spares

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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.

“The Call Which Ended My Relationship With Press TV”

Jody Sabral blows the lid on her former employers, Press TV, and their handling of the Syrian uprising. Press TV is an official Iranian news channel, and Sabral says her bosses are deliberately suppressing news from Syria and serving as nothing but the mullahs’ mouthpiece. Thumbs up to Sabral, who writes: My four-year relationship ended

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