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Iran Regime’s Fake News Against PMOI (MEK)

By Mahmoud Hakamian

The term “fake news” is thrown around a lot lately, sometimes by people who wish to deny accurate facts in a news story that do not fit in with their accepted narrative of the world, but it is a troubling phenomenon that must be rooted out in order to trust the media to act as a watchdog.

One case of fake news has hit the very core of European journalism. Claas Relotius, an editor of Germany’s Der Spiegel Magazine, has been printing fabricated news articles in the Spiegel over the past seven years, often not bothering to visit the places or interview the people he wrote about.

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Is Spiegelgate the Western Press’ Worst Scandal?

Is Spiegelgate the Western Press’ Worst Scandal?

Press release- 7 January 2019

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Revelations of the deceit of journalist Claas Relotius, an editor of Germany’s prestigious Der Spiegel magazine, shocked advocates of the free press. It has now become apparent that most of the Relotius’s 60 reports for which he had won several journalism awards were based on lies. The German Journalists’ Union DJU called the case “the biggest fraud scandal in journalism since the Hitler diaries” in 1983 and CNN retracted its awards to him.

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A Valid Alternative to the Current Regime in Iran

A Valid Alternative to the Current Regime in Iran

By: Giulio Terzi former foreign affairs minister of Italy

The national uprising of the last twelve months in Iran has launched a clear and unequivocal political message, leaving no doubt about the real desire of the people for a regime change. In response, regime officials at the highest levels, including supreme leader Ali Khamenei, have shown themselves to be particularly quick in attributing slogans such as "death to the dictator" and organizing of the revolt to the PMOI / MEK Movement, which has always been at the forefront to end the theocratic regime, its oppressive controls and violent repressions - implemented by the Iranian security and intelligence apparatus - and the immediate release of all political prisoners and for an Iran that fully respects its international obligations and rule of law.

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Support for Trustworthy Iranian News Outlets Is More Important Than Ever

Support for Trustworthy Iranian News Outlets Is More Important Than Ever

By Mahmoud Hakamian

In recent months, a good deal of publicity has been given to Iranian propaganda networks and disinformation campaigns. International attention was first focused on the issue in August when the social media giants Facebook and Twitter began exposing fake accounts with their roots in Iran, following a report from the cybersecurity firm FireEye. Most recently, the resulting closures received new reporting and broader context, in the form of a special report from Reuters which identified 70 websites throughout the world that were tasked with conveying Iranian regime propaganda.

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A Telethon for the Uprising in Iran

A Telethon for the Uprising in Iran

By Staff Writer

Each year a telethon is organized in the Iranian diaspora in which also people from Iran and all over the world participate in favor of the opposition channel Simaye-Azadi, "The Face of Freedom", this channel has been broadcasted by satellite 24 hours a day for seventeen years over Iran and worldwide. This year, the Telethon, whose theme is "The ongoing uprising in Iran," has started from November 30 and will continue to December 3.

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