REPORT: Journalists quit Iranian state broadcaster over crash cover-up

JANUARY 13, 2020

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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by The Guardian:

At least two presenters working for the Iranian state broadcaster IRIB have announced they have quit their jobs, with a third saying she quit some time ago after having told lies on behalf of the state for 13 years.

Gelare Jabbari apologised in an Instagram post, writing: “It was very hard for me to believe that our people have been killed. Forgive me that I got to know this late. And forgive me for the 13 years I told you lies.”

The article goes on to state the following:

Zahra Khatami quit her role at IRIB, saying: “Thank you for accepting me as anchor until today. I will never get back to TV. Forgive me.”

Saba Rad, another anchor for IRIB, said: “Thank you for your support in all years of my career. I announce that after 21 years working in radio and tv, I cannot continue my work in the media. I cannot.”


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