A university professor of communication in Iran: So the least reaction to this is to ban Amanpoor's activity in Iran !
Wednesday Sep. 21,2005
News in brief from "Baztab" online:
Baztab online reported that : The Ministry of culture and Guidance must not keep silence with an insult by Christian Amanpoor to the president !
A university professor of communication in speaking with Baztab newspaper have said : The performance of a journalist from CNN in an interview with Dr. Ahmadinezhad who is the president of a great country like Iran with a great civilization is out of the ethics of journalism and is showing that her performance is a personal position against the president.
This university professor in continuation added that : "The way of seating and the hand and facial movements of Amanpoor and the usage of dictions in calling president was completely out of the professional frame and this performance from an experienced journalist like Amanpoor who have done many interviews with tens of world personalities is intentional and is an insult to president and we must not keep silence to this ".
She asked questions like participation in terrorism and aggression from the president which there are no reason and document for it. Dissemination of these kind of accusation in front of CNN camera and in front of millions of people around the world even in American court can be prosecuted.
This professor said : Based on personal problem of this journalist on the decisive answer of president Ahmadinezhad about social freedoms which made her to leave the press conference , she was humiliated and was waiting for compenstion.
The professor continued : " The impolite and unprofessional principle of Ms. Amanpoor for not using the title and name of the uinterviewee in 90 % of her questions and by using an insulting way like " Do you understand " for the president and her accusing tune in many subjects and in as many as six questions and calling for the end of the time to Dr. Ahmadinezhad was not usual among interviewing presidents and therefore the Ministry of guidance must not keep silence about this , so the least reaction to this is to ban Amanpoor's activity in Iran.
He then said : Since this was the first interview of Iran's new president by international media, it brought big credit for CNN and Amanpoor and Amanpoor's impudence acts showed that we must be more cautious in dealing with western media.
Translated by IRAN WATCH CANADA