Why has the US blocked Iranian media websites? | Inside Story

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Like many nations, Iran has media outlets broadcasting news to the world through that country's perspective. But the United States has accused Tehran of using them to spread misinformation. The U.S. Justice Department seized 33 sites d to Iran's state media, such as the English-language Press TV. Tehran accuses Washington of double standards. Why has this happened now? And could this set a dangerous precedent for global censorship? Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom Guests: Hamed Mousavi - Professor of Political Science, Tehran University. Courtney Radsch - Contributor, Tech Policy Press. Scott Lucas - Emeritus Professor of International Politics, University of Birmingham. - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/ - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/ - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/
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