Headlines circulated cyberspace focusing on rising price of vehicles and basic goods, the arrest and release of Saeed Mortazavi, and the death of a Sepah Commander in Syria.
Commentary on the ban on chicken export, the volatile automobile industry, the exclusion of wrestling from the Olympics and increased age of marriage are the focus of this week's Cartoon Roundup.
A round-up of the latest Iranian headlines related to the upcoming presidential elections on June 14, 2013. This week we take a look at newspapers, magazines, and online media, with the announcement of a new list of election related cyber crimes creating the greatest stir.
The long-standing power struggle between President Mahmood Ahmadinejad and the speaker of Iran’s parliament Ali Larijani reached new heights on February 3 when Iran's parliament voted to impeach Iran’s labor minister, the ninth minister in Ahmadinejad’s cabinet sacked in his second term.
The IMP monitors Iranian Internet headlines focusing on a controversial public execution, the rice shortage, and journalist arrests.
Media wars between outlets affiliated with Iranian parliament and President Ahmadinejad and the effects of sanctions on the economy are the focus of this week's Cartoon Roundup.
In recent months, several reformist papers have been opened and bans lifted on a couple newspapers that had previously been shut down. However, some of these same papers, as well as several others, were the subject of raids and arrests last week. What does this bipolar approach to Iran's media mean in light of the upcoming elections?
IMP and ASL 19 are watching Iran's fluid media policy environment in anticipation of the 2013 Presidential Elections, providing updates as they emerge, in addition to our other media analyses.