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.

The wrong fight on good governance
If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it would have been the...
Time to change tack
The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and...
[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: Credibility matters, in journalism and politics
Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should be the mark of any...
A turning point for those who demand change
We need the idealism of youth. We need people who are able to say...
[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: Politicians are squarely to blame for illegal bird shooting
The targeting of Greater Flamingos by hunters is the result of years of...
Maltese music should be getting more airplay
Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over our lives,...
[WATCH] Putting money where it matters
Policing, nursing and teaching are three pillars that require more investment
Pay our police, teachers and nurses more
We cannot be serious and expect miracles when we know that a police inspector...