Iran Press Exhibition
The latest news and views about the annual press exhibition held in Tehran
The 23rd edition of Iran’s Press Exhibition was officially inaugurated on Saturday morning in a ceremony attended by First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri.
The 22nd edition of Iran’s Press Exhibition was officially opened on Saturday morning in a ceremony attended by President Rouhani.
Tehran MP Ali Motahari has said that by boycotting the press exhibition the principlist media have acknowledged that protest and opposition are not off-limits in the Islamic Republic.
President Rouhani said with transparent regulations in place, individuals cannot use a single word or a sentence as a pretext to toy with press freedom.
A presidential advisor has ruled out reports of government’s decision to stop certain media from participating in press exhibition, saying that lying is not a good means to achieve our goals.
Government intervention in media runs counter to principles of sustainable security: Iranian Minister
Ali Jannati says commitment to the truth and independence in decision-making without factional bias constitute the much sought-after freedom of the press.
Responsible freedom in releasing news is what Iranian media are after; the motto picked with their help reflects this fact.
Deputy Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Hossein Entezami, says the 2014 Press Exhibition will zero in on “Responsible Freedom”.