Founder and co-owner of MaltaToday, Saviour Balzan has reported on Maltese politics and society for over three decades.

In his early days he was actively involved in the environmental lobby and later the Green Party, Alternattiva Demokratika. He later 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 to become a leading English-language newspaper. Balzan extended the Mediatoday stable with Maltese-language newspaper Illum, as well as TV programmes Xtra and Reporter. His memoirs are published in Saying It As It Is.

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Our short memories
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Saviour Balzan
Norman Lowell and his party should be banned and not allowed to stand in any election let alone appear on TV or radio or a blog
Two leaders, two problems
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Saviour Balzan
There is little doubt, that Malta is in dire need of an opposition party and the Labour Party must have an opposition to keep it on its toes. It is difficult to come to terms...
Maserati Muscat and President Metsola
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A dirty red flag of convenience
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When Mark Camilleri asked me for a €100,000 interest-free loan
Lifting a middle finger to Steward
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A far cry from the newsroom
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Two friends, two destinies, one life
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Angry notes
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Writing memories
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Bitter sweet truth
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George Farrugia
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How to steal from the State
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Stick a red pepper up their ass
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