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Journalism in Iran

From Mission to Profession

By Hossein Shahidi

Routledge – 2007 – 174 pages

Series: Iranian Studies

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Description

Focusing on newspapers, radio and television, this book provides the first systematic investigation of the development of journalism in Iran following the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic Revolution.

Contents

Guide to Transliteration. Foreword Homa Katouzian. Introduction 1. The Shah’s Last Years (1977-79) 2. The ‘Spring of Freedom’ (1979) 3. The Battle for Kayhan and the Demise of Ayandegan 4. War, Reconstruction and the Revival of Journalism (1980-96) 5. The Second ‘Spring of Freedom’ (1997–2000) 6. The Second Fall (2001–2004) 7. Women and Journalism 8. The Electronic Media 9. Organization, Education, and Training 10. One Hundred Years of Legal Confusion 11. Conclusion

Author Bio

Hossein Shahidi teaches Communication at the American University of Beirut. He was a journalist and journalist trainer for more than twenty years, mostly at the BBC World Service, and Gender and Media Specialist with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) in Afghanistan (2003-2004).

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