Iran’s new president: What’s next for the country’s media? | The Listening Post

Iran’s new president-elect is heading into the job carrying some baggage from the past that neither he nor the country’s state-friendly news outlets care to talk about. Contributors: Mahsa Alimardani – Iran researcher, Article 19; researcher, Oxford Internet Institute Ghanbar Naderi – Iranian affairs analyst Pardis Shafafi – Anthropologist and researcher, ERC Off-Site Project Arash Azizi – Author of Shadow Commander On our radar Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Meenakshi Ravi about the targeting of female social media influencers in Egypt as two more women are jailed for their TikTok videos. The struggle for freedom of expression in post-Castro Cuba From protests to viral videos, Cuban activists test the limits of dissent as they demand greater cultural freedoms. Contributors: Amaury Pacheco – Poet and activist, Movimiento San Isidro Fernando Ravsberg – Journalist; former correspondent, BBC Fernando Rojas – Cuban Deputy Minister of Culture Marta Maria Ramirez – Independent journalist 00:00 Intro
01:07 What’s next for Iran’s media?
11:51 Influencers in Egypt convicted of human trafficking
14:07 Freedom of expression in post-Castro Cuba
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