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Is Iranian state TV’s Monopoly at Risk?

By Rohollah Faghihi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Iran’s state TV, has the sole monopoly over domestic radio and television services and is independent of successive Iranian governments. The head of IRIB, who is appointed by […]

Shift to Open Market Economy no Easy Task

By Alireza Ramezani, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Shift to open market economy no easy task for Iran Late last month, the Management and Planning Organization (MPO) of Iran drafted the country’s sixth five-year strategic development plan. In the plan, the MPO […]