Sep 17 2009

OPress TV

Published by at 8:15 am under Media,politics

A view from inside Iran’s propaganda apparatus, courtesy of a former Press TV employee:

The running joke at Press TV is that the channel’s logo, a rip-off of BBC-style block letters arranged after an oversized globe that looks like an ‘o’, reads “Opress TV.” Every day, when a fleet of shuttle cabs drops employees off at the Tehran headquarters – located on a quiet residential street in the northwest district of Saadat Abad, just blocks from Evin prison – they pass under the huge neon sign looming over the building’s entrance. The irony is not lost on anyone…

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