Updated: 5/16/2006; 10:04:07 AM.

Ken Novak's Weblog
Purpose of this blog: to retain annotated bookmarks for my future reference, and to offer others my filter technology and other news. Note that this blog is categorized. Use the category links to find items that match your interests.
Subscribe to get this blog by e-mail.
New: Read what I'm reading on Bloglines.

daily link  Saturday, February 23, 2002

The Iranian Satellite Subversives: A history of National Iranian Television (NITV), how an LA cable TV show came to reach into Iran, and how its founder became politicized and stridently in opposition to Iran's government.  Good details on how it accidentally discovered in September 2000 that Eutelsat covers Iran, how they worked around subsequent Iranian jamming, and how they inspired thousands of people to protest actions of the Iranian government.  NITV struggles for money: "Where was George Soros when you needed him? Where, for that matter, was Apple Computer? MTV? Pepsi? For a few million ad dollars, Atabay argued, some forward-thinking American corporation could promote democracy and freedom inside Iran and, in the bargain, purchase the eternal devotion of most of its citizens. But no one who mattered saw it that way."

  10:30:09 PM  permalink  


February 2002
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28    
Jan   Mar

Links to related pages:
Subscribe to "Ken Novak's Weblog" in Radio UserLand.

Click to see the XML version of this web page.
Click here to send an email to the editor of this weblog. E-mail me
Click here to visit the Radio UserLand website.


Copyright 2006 © Ken Novak.
Last update: 5/16/2006; 10:04:07 AM.