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Iran, Journalists, and Responsibility

It is ironic that while so many American journalists this election season abdicate their responsibility before their own notion of the political good, in Iran, journalists are literally putting their lives on the line to report the who, what, where, and when without having to pay heed to politics.

See the commentary of Arash Sigarchi, former editor of Gilan-e Emrooz, who recently won asylum in the United States.

Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.


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