What broadcast media is available in Iran?
The most widely circulated periodicals are based in Tehran. Popular daily and weekly newspapers include Iran, Ettelaat, Kayhan, Hamshahri and Resalat. Iran Daily and Tehran Times are both English language papers. Iran’s largest media corporation is the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).
What is the name of Iran news agency?
The Islamic Republic News Agency
The Islamic Republic News Agency (Persian: خبرگزاری جمهوری اسلامی, Xebergâzari-ye Jimhuri-ye Eslâmi-ye), or IRNA, is the official news agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is government-funded and controlled under the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. The agency also publishes the newspaper Iran.
What happened to Presstv com?
Website domain seizure On June 22, 2021, the presstv.com domain was seized from a company based in the United States by the United States Department of Justice, shutting down Press TV’s website and the websites of other Iranian media outlets.
Does the Iranian government control the media?
All broadcasting from Iranian soil is controlled by the state and reflects official ideology. There is a wider range of opinions online and in the press. Iran is one of the world’s most repressive countries for journalists, says Reporters Without Borders.
Why did Iran shut down the Internet?
The 2019 Internet blackout in Iran was a week-long total shutdown of Internet. It was ordered by Supreme National Security Council and imposed by the Ministry of ICT. The blackout was one of the Iranian government’s efforts to suppress 2019 protests.
Is there freedom of press in Iran?
The Iranian Constitution states very general rules concerning freedom of expression. Article 24 states: “Publications and the press have freedom of expression except when it is detrimental to the fundamental principles of Islam or the rights of the public.
How can I watch Persian channel?
Giniko Persian TV is available on all major devices via the apps for smartphones and Tablets (Android, iPhone, iPad), as well as on STBs such as Roku, Google TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV. You can even cast the TV channel from your phone to the big screen over the Wifi.