Iran Doesn’t Give Up Efforts to Build its “Media Empire”

Journalists and analysts have been watching Iran’s expansionist policy in the Greater Middle East, for extended periods of time.

However, the Iranian expansion is active not only in the offline sphere but also in the online cyberspace arena. The Iranian intelligence services (inspired by their Russian counterparts) actively set up and develop their online media, through which they spread Iranian propaganda and misinformation.

For example, the investigation of Reuters revealed 70 websites on 16 languages, covering 15 countries. All these “independent media outlets” are developed and controlled by Iran.

Continue reading