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.

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Hunters are the privileged few
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Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a leader to Eddie Fenech...
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[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Government measures do not cater for over 100,000 workers
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[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Economic rescue measures are a joke
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[WATCH] Saviour Balzan Video Blog | A moratorium on bank loan repayments is needed
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Like nothing ever before
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