The disappearing execs of Mashregh News

This post is also available in: فارسی (Persian)Mashregh’s problematic content is the brainchild of shadowy IRGC management Overview Staffed by hard-line management whose members include execs from its big brother Fars News, the news agency Mashregh is a relatively new

The hidden powers of Atlas Media Group

This post is also available in: فارسی (Persian)How a shadowy organization drives the IRGC’s media agenda The IRGC-owned Atlas Media Group was founded following the 2009 Green Movement protests to counter “soft war” efforts.  In October 2020, Ammariyon HQ, a

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Dancing with Death

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