Imam Khomeini wanted media to play active role, reflect sufferings of oppressed nations

Imam Khomeini once in a historic address told a gathering of reporters and journalists that press, radio, TV and printed media must reflect information and current affairs and raise awareness. The world religious and spiritual leader of Muslim world said that the media should also be able to prevent the deviant currents and issues in the society.

ID: 54950 | Date: 2019/08/06
Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic wanted media outlets not to become a tool in hands of world colonial or imperial powers. Imam wanted media to reflect problems and sufferings facing the oppressed nations  

Media outlets made significant progress after the victory of the Islamic Revolution under the wise leadership of Imam Khomeini since 1979.

The founder of the Islamic Republic also wanted journalists, professors and seminary lecturers to decorate themselves with ethics, virtues and piety alongside the knowledge as well.

The world Muslim leader wanted the academics and media men to equip themselves with variety of disciplines of knowledge including several inter disciplinary fields. Iranian media continue to highlight the sufferings being faced by the Muslim and oppressed nations.

Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic used to read newspapers regularly in order to keep; himself updated about the events taking around the world. 

Friends and relatives say that Imam used to regularly have a glance at morning and evening publications. This schedule continued uninterrupted over the several past decades. 

A series of historic photos also present a rare glimpse of the late founder of the Islamic revolution, showing him reading a newspaper while walking. 

Several memoirs indicate that Imam Khomeini regularly used to listen various media outlets and read newspapers in order to keep himself updated about the happenings taking place around the world.

The victory of Islamic revolution in 1979 under the wise leadership of Imam Khomeini restored dignity and grandeur to Iranians, changed the balance of power in the strategic Mideast region and beyond, and strengthened the oppressed nations across the globe.