Daily Archives: 2 July 2007

‘From socialism to a very self-centred people’

“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…

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.