Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Interesting Report on Iran's Huge Government TV Network

The rather massive IRIB employs an estimated 46,000 persons, according to the OSC report, and has a reported budget of $900 million. It offers a vast network of internal and external channels, which collectively seek to “strengthen the country’s cultural solidarity,” to promote “the majesty and supremacy of Islam,” and to support “the fulfillment of the Supreme Leader’s point of view.”