“If I record what is actually happening, it will lead to change, to peace… I would be betraying these people if I walked away…” So said Anna Politkovskaya, a reporter for Novaya Gazeta (New Newspaper), one of Russia’s last organs of liberal media, in an interview in 2002. Last year, she was gunned down in…
Daily Archives: 2 July 2007
Yet another international English news channel
This can’t be in jest. On ‘The World This Week‘, the BBC says this event will take place today: Iran’s state television company launches Press TV, an international satellite channel in English aimed at “breaking the global media stranglehold of Western outlets”. It boasts 26 correspondents around the world.