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The dog that didn’t bark: Mullahs cover hearing on VOA, but don’t comment on regime bias

The mullahs’ reporting of the April 7 US congressional hearing about pro-regime bias at the Voice of America reads like Sherlock Holmes’ case of the dog that didn’t bark. In solving a murder mystery, Holmes reasoned that because the dog […]

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Truth in labeling: BBC stings Iran’s Press-TV as a ‘propaganda’ mouthpiece

Press TV, one of the Islamic Republic's self-styled "news" outlets, is stung by a BBC program that labels it a "propaganda" organ. "The latest episode of Panorama, the

Friendly ayatollah

US congressmen probe reputed agents of influence for mullahs

US congressmen committed to promoting a secular and democratic Iran are concerned about a group that reputedly works as an agent of influence for the Islamic Republic of

Fakhravar Wimbush testify

Iranian student leader testifies before Congress on VOA’s Persian language broadcasting

Confederation of Iranian Students (CIS) President Amir Abbas Fakhravar, left, testifies before a US Congressional committee about problems and solutions concerning Voice of America programming

VOA March 8 2011 beating

VOA shows Iranians demanding ‘regime change’

In a notable change in its programming themes, the Voice of America's Persian-language service has broken from its virtual boycott of pro-regime change protesters and given

Revolutionary Guard defends VOA against critic Fakhravar

For those who continue to doubt that a long-overdue personnel shakeup is due at the Voice of America's Persian News Network (PNN), here's a new development from

State TV acts as intelligence arm, human rights group says

Iranian state television works as an arm of the regime's intelligence service, collaborating with political repression, interrogations, and coverups of government crimes, a human rights group reports. "The Iranian

VOA: Voice of the Ayatollahs

Investor's Business Daily ran an editorial blasting the Persian-language broadcasting service of the Voice of America (VOA), citing internal sources who say the service has become a flack