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Saviour Balzan is the founder and co-owner of MaltaToday. He has reported on Maltese politics and society for the last 30 years. In his early days he was actively involved in the Green lobby and later the Green Party. He put politics behind him two decades ago and immersed himself in journalism, working to set up newspapers such as il-Fehma, l-Alternattiva, The People and The Independent daily. MaltaToday was launched in 1999 and soon became the leading no holds barred issue oriented newspaper. In recent years he has been engaged in setting up the digital edition of MaltaToday and a Maltese Sunday newspaper Illum. He has also hosts a TV programme Reporter. In February of last year he published his first book ‘Saying as it Is,’ Volume I.
[WATCH] Another fuel station? Something has got to give
Blogs 18-01

SAVIOUR BALZAN's videblog | Saving our countryside has become an even greater priority as the planning machine keeps pumping out permits for fuel stations outside development zones

A new hat needed
Blogs 15-01

what we need is a very important game changer, a new player who can stand up and be taken seriously. And this has to come from elsewhere, not from the ranks of the Opposition or from the other parties

Very schmaltzy but true...
Blogs 08-01

Real stories which normal folk experience and face each day are being swept under the carpet just because most of the time we are setting the wrong agenda

There is hope after all
Blogs 02-01

Could there be a “revival” of the printed newspaper? A newspaper that comes with a smell and offers that same sensation of paper with a reading experience that could never be replaced by a smartphone or static computer?

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog
Blogs 01-01

In his first videoblog of the year, Saviour Balzan runs through what the 2018 could, and should hold for the country, from the need to seriously address environmental issues to the manner in which the country’s education system works

Thank God, it’s Christmas
Blogs 26-12

It has been a horrible 12 months and for anyone who works in the business of the media it has been an eventful year worthy of a nightmare

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's videoblog
Blogs 25-12

Despite being glorified by foreign media, Daphne Caruana Galizia was actually a divisive figure locally, Balzan says 

After the truth
Blogs 18-12

As I see it, the Caruana Galizia assassination points to a murder masterminded by the same people who executed the plan - a network that has been in place for decades

Game of courts: Why investigators fear suspects could demand recusal of new magistrate
National 17-12

Compilation of evidence must present prima facie evidence in 30 days • New magistrate to start hearing evidence on Monday morning

Class. Not yet extinct
Blogs 11-12

There’s a real divide between those who have an anglicised upbringing with, perhaps, a refined lifestyle, and the rest of us who have moved up the social ladde

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