This is a cross post by Dave Rich of The CST
Iran’s English-language station Press TV was censured by Ofcom this week for airing an interview with a jailed Iranian journalist which was obtained by force during his imprisonment. This is not the first time that Ofcom have ruled against Press TV, and the Iranian channel seems to be getting a bit annoyed at all the attention.
In response, Press TV have published an article on their website, written by a friend of former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke, which accuses Ofcom of being part of the plot outlined in the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. (This is not a joke).
You can read more about the author of the piece, Mark Dankof, on the JHate blog. He concludes his piece by lauding Press TV:
And as for the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion and its Protocol Number 7, its statement that, “the press, which with a few exceptions that may be disregarded, is already entirely in our hands,” is only partially true.
Yes, Press TV of Iran is one of the “few exceptions” to The Lobby’s control of global print and electronically transmitted news and analysis.
On its website, Press TV describes its vision as “Heeding the often neglected voices and perspectives of a great portion of the world”. They push this idea a great deal in promoting their channel; but whenever they do so, remember that this article is the kind of thing they have in mind.
(hat tip: Modernityblog)