Media and Journalism
The latest news and views about media and journalism in Iran and other parts of the world
People have held a funeral in the Iranian capital for late chief of the Ettelaat Institute Seyyed Mahmoud Doaei.
A funeral procession was held for Iranian media personality Nader Talebzadeh in Tehran on Sunday and he was buried at the Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery in southern Tehran.
Veteran Iranian documentary filmmaker, researcher and journalist Nader Talebzadeh, who was an outspoken critic of American hegemony and Israeli occupation, has passed away at the age of 69 due to cardiac arrest.
Iran’s press regulatory authority has shut down the Rokna News Agency after it published graphic content in a blatant violation of the country’s laws regulating media.
A court has found the managing editor of a the Iranian newspaper, Kayhan, guilty of insulting the Society of Students against Poverty, an Iranian NGO whose activities are mainly geared to looking after neglected and underprivileged women and children.
Alireza Sharifi, a local cameraman with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting has survived an assassination attempt in the Afghan capital Kabul.
Amid fighting in Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley between the Taliban and the National Resistance Front of local leader Ahmad Masoud on Monday, reports emerged that the NRF’s spokesman Fahim Dashti has been killed.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says he will ignore all the complaints lodged against reporters and journalists by the previous president and administration.
Two saplings have been planted in the precincts of the Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization of Iran in memory of two late correspondents of IRNA and ISNA news agencies, who lost their lives during a bus crash incident near the northeastern city of Orumiyeh nearly two weeks ago.
Iran’s government spokesman has called for a review on safety protocols for dispatching of reporters on business trips, after two correspondents lost their lives in a bus crash incident in the Western Azarbaijan province in the northwest of the country.
A group of Iranian journalists have gathered in front of the Iranian Department of Environment to call for the resignation of the Vice-President for Environment, Issa Kalantari, following the tragic bus accident where two journalists died.
Two Iranian female journalists travelling to West Azerbaijan province to report on the revival of Lake Urmia were killed and 17 others were injured after their bus overturned.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the US move to seize the website domains of Iranian media outlets affiliated with the IRIB is a systematic attempt by the United States to undermine freedom of expression on a global level and to silence independent voices in media.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed regret that certain countries with modern communication technologies distort events and realities in other countries, particularly developing nations.
Iran says the dissident television network Iran International’s “stealing” of an audio file of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was a conspiracy to achieve its wicked objectives.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has refuted the rumours and "distorted" reports on nuclear talks that quote "informed sources".
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh held talks with Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, who was accompanying the visiting Russian delegation in Tehran.
The Iranian Supreme Council of Cyberspace has ratified a document that imposes requirements to prevent and counter fake news and erroneous information in the virtual space.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has flatly denied fabricated news published by US media claiming Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has issued death threats against his American counterpart Donald Trump.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the country stands ready to boost media cooperation with Russia in order to counter American "media conspiracies".
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has strongly condemned the French magazine Charlie Hebdo for republishing cartoons insulting the Prophet of Islam (PBUH).
The spokesman for the Iranian government has appreciated efforts by journalists who, he said, are the ones that can render foreign propaganda campaigns ineffective.