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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.
Revenge of the bogan
Blogs 08:17

Now, more than ever, it seems ever more urgent to see that a new political party, one that springs forward from the will of the people, comes forward to challenge the majoritorian hegemony we are seeing before us

'Let's be positive'
Blogs 13-11

The media is not and should not be a platform for good news. The only media that pronounce the good news as if it were Christmas everyday are l-Orrizont and In-Nazzjon

A (short) history of impunity
Blogs 06-11

'When it comes to rule of law, it is important to remember that Malta’s culture of impunity has been around for longer than we can ever imagine'. Let's go down memory lane

PN members’ poll: 10% voted Labour or abstained in 2017
National 01-11

Data shows that while 8.3% of PN's 15,000 card-carrying members voted Labour, 2.1% didn't vote at all

What matters counts
Blogs 30-10

Beyond Daphne, the sad truth is that there are few veteran journalists working with independent houses who have not been pushed into a corner and reduced to regurgitating the news.

[WATCH] Updated | Delia could face no confidence vote in PN parliamentary group
National 25-10

Rebel Nationalist Party MPs may call for a no confidence vote in Adrian Delia, which could trigger a change in Opposition leader but in comments to MaltaToday the PN leader says he is 'not worried at all'

Where do we go from here?
Blogs 23-10

I, like so many others, was outraged by the vicious assassination. When I received the news from a police source that Daphne Caruana Galizia had been bombed, I could not believe it

Nationalist leader Adrian Delia is facing a rebellion from MPs who are now considering a ‘plan B’
National 23-10

The PN’s new leader is still unable to muster the unconditional support of his MPs, who refused to walk behind him on Sunday as the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia has exacerbated the resolve of a section of rebel MPs 

When hell broke loose
Blogs 18-10

What happened on Monday afternoon in Bidnija was simply reprehensible and tragic

The divine comedy
Blogs 16-10

If you had to put the four candidates – Edwin Vassallo, David Agius, Arrigo and Bezzina – in a giant incubator to isolate their strengths rather than their weaknesses, and their grey matter rather than their white matter, we would be horribly shocked

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