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Top Iranian Press Baron Dies

Top Iranian Press Baron Dies

Before the Khomeinist revolution in 1979, Farhad Massoudi was owner, president and chief executive of the Ettelaat Media Group, one of the largest media companies in the world with a dozen dailies, weeklies and monthlies in Persian, Arabic, English and French. Last...
Iran’s Oldest Daily Blows out 90 Candles

Iran’s Oldest Daily Blows out 90 Candles

In a speech at the Press Expo in Tehran earlier this month, President Hassan Rouhani expressed regret that Iranians have not succeeded in creating a “lasting newspaper.” He wondered why it was that the Times of London was now in the third century of its existence...