Friday, April 19, 2024

Media and Journalism

Iranian authorities lift ban on Didar News website

Iranian authorities have lifted a ban on Tehran-based Didar News media outlet one month after it was blocked.

Iran FM strongly condemns Israel’s war on journalists in Gaza

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has deplored the Israeli killing of  scores of journalists during the past three months in the Gaza Strip, stressing that the Zionist regime hates the media staff.

Tehran prosecutor office files criminal case against Etemad newspaper for publishing confidential document

The Tehran Prosecutor's Office has initiated legal action against Etemad newspaper for the alleged unauthorized disclosure of a profoundly confidential document.

US asks Qatar to ‘tone down’ Al Jazeera

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has asked the Qatari government to change its relationship with Hamas, starting with the way the Qatari-based news network Al Jazeera reports on the Israel-Gaza conflict, Axios has reported.

Iran’s Entekhab news outlet banned; editor in chief says due to story about Friday prayer leader

The editor in chief of an Iranian online news outlet reportedly banned by authorities has said he has no information about the ban but if the report is true, it’s due to a piece of news about the Friday prayer leader of Shiraz, in southern Iran.

Syria cancels accreditation of BBC journalists over ‘politicised’ coverage

Syria's Information Ministry has revoked the accreditation of two local journalists working for the BBC over "false" and "politicised" coverage, a rare move against an international media outlet in the war-torn country.

Stay of proceeding order granted to Iranian daily 

A stay of proceeding order has been granted by a court in Iran to suspend proceedings of the Sazandegi Newspaper.

Iranian legal scholar threatens to take Fars News Agency to court

An Iranian legal scholar and attorney who has been critical of death sentences given to those convicted of committing capital offenses during the recent protests and riots in Iran has threatened to file a lawsuit against a news agency for “defamation.”

Iran slams Europe’s “dual policies” on free speech after satellite attack on Press TV

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry slams a recent move by Europe’s leading satellite operator, Eutelsat, to take Iran’s Press TV news network off air, saying the attack brought to light the true face of fake advocates of free speech.

Iran’s Fars News Agency says origin of recent hacking attack detected

Iran’s Fars News Agency explains different aspects of the latest cyberattack that recently hit its website, saying the origin of the assault was quickly determined and an operation is underway to neutralize it.

Late chief of Iran’s Ettelaat Institute laid to rest

People have held a funeral in the Iranian capital for late chief of the Ettelaat Institute Seyyed Mahmoud Doaei.

Iranian media figure dies aged 81

The director of Iran’s Ettelaat Institution, Seyyed Mahmoud Doaei, has died of heart failure in Tehran.

Funeral procession, burial ceremony held for Iranian filmmaker Nader Talebzadeh

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 media figure Talebzadeh passes away at 69

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 closes down news agency for publishing graphic content

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.

Managing editor of Iranian paper convicted

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.

Media watchdog: 45 journalists killed in 2021

A total of 45 reporters and media workers were killed doing their jobs over the last year, the highest number among them in strife-torn Afghanistan, the world’s largest organization of journalists said Friday.

Iranian Photographer Wins WMS Winter Sports Award

Veteran Iranian photographer Mohammad Babaei has won the Winter Sports Photo Awards of World Media Summit in China.

IRIB cameraman survives assassination attempt in Kabul

Alireza Sharifi, a local cameraman with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting has survived an assassination attempt in the Afghan capital Kabul.

BBC Likely Helped Assassination of Panjshir’s Fahim Dashti

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.

Raisi Says Won’t Pursue Complaints Lodged by Previous Admin against Journalists

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says he will ignore all the complaints lodged against reporters and journalists by the previous president and administration.

Saplings Planted in Memory of Environment Reporters Killed in Bus Crash

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 Govt. Says Will Review Protocols on Dispatching Reporters on Business Trips

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.

Iranian Journalists Call for VP’s Resignation after Deadly Bus Crash

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 Journalists Killed, 17 Others Injured in Bus Crash

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.

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