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Trita Parsi, The Court Has Spoken

Hats off to Trita Parsi and his colleague Reza Marashi, who have  blocked us as followers of their Twitter accounts. By doing so, they gave us a huge complement – that this young blog’s in the right direction. It’s their

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Posted in Al monitor, BBC, Media Coverage

The Case of Lyse Doucet

Looking behind the scenes of recent Iran crisis coverage, we were unpleasantly surprised to see that media integrity – not only impartiality – continues to deteriorate. As expected, the Almaty 2 talks were covered by the cream of the journalistic

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Posted in BBC, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Other News

The NYT’s medical idée fixe

The New York Times recently hosted a long op-ed column by someone named Siamak Namazi, who presents the results of his ‘research’ concerning the medical situation in Iran. This act of generosity toward a veritable stranger to the discourse on Iran seemed

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Posted in Other News

Iran’s ‘unofficial’ spokespeople: Another turn of the screw

Tehran’s apologists seem to have taken their public advocacy effort to the next level. We’ve already noticed; the media’s a bit slower to come around. Take “the Ambassador” – Hossein Mousavian, former nuclear negotiator and currently Tehran’s most hyperactive (and

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Posted in Al monitor, Huffington Post, Other News, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Iran’s proxies – periodical update

With New Year’s approaching, we at Iran Media Focus feel that a brief update is in order regarding Iran’s unofficial spokespeople in the media (see previous posts about Trita Parsi, Reza Marashi, Hossein Mousavian etc) – as well as those whose articles often appear to

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Posted in Al monitor, Other News, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Reza Marashi – the new Trita Parsi

Reza Marashi of the National Iranian American Council is the new unofficial face of the Iranian regime.  He has appeared on CNN, NPR, Sky News to name but a few.  In one of his recently published pieces, cutely titled “Tehran

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Posted in CNN, Huffington Post, Other News
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