Tag Archives: Press TV

Shahram Amiri’s exquisite adventure

“I was a soldier, with one round in my gun.” Interviewer. Well for a period, you were quasi free, semi free, why didn’t you try — with the help your friends, or Iranians, or whatever means — to get your message out, and to get out of the country? What happened, that the Americans eventually […]

Russia, how to be a nobody, on the world stage (Gaza)

Do this: Make a powerful navy, give it the best, electronics, guns, missiles (offense, defense), anchor a fleet, in the Black Sea. Do this: Switch on the TV, learn about a Gaza Freedom Flotilla, moblizing, in Antalya Turkey and Greece, to rendezvous off Cyprus (9 ships, 800 activists, 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian supplies, 20 media […]

Rankings: 24-hour TV news

RTV launched an American daily newscast, live, from the belly of the beast, on January 14 at 4pm, 4 half hour newscasts, split by an hour of discussion and analysis (The Alyona Show, 6pm.et, 2300z) (RTV newsroom, Washington D.C., 4:00-8:30pm.et, 2100z-0130z). A few months back, I decided to investigate this, english language TV news, the […]

The liar Oliver Kamm (hosted by Edward Stourton, bbc.r4.media)

Liars league BBC (website episode description, not broadcast). “Ofcom have found the two programmes that George Galloway presents on London-based Press TV to be in breach of impartiality rules. Some journalists have expressed their concerns that those British journalists contributing to the Iranian state-funded television station are lending their credibility to a ‘propaganda channel’. Mehdi […]