Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan

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.

Articles by this author
Someone has given up on politics
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Saviour Balzan
The PN needs a charismatic leader, who appeals to all classes and is her or his own wo/man
Defining government
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Government officials and politicians cannot be trusted if they are planning to become richer and more comfortable with those whom they became chummy with
Two weights and many towers
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Busuttil: ‘I never mentioned ODZ or land reclamation for Freeport’
It started with a bang
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’Tis the season to be silly
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Policy rift sets in between Castille and BOV chairman
I have a feeling…
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Magistrate Consuelo Scerri Herrera rebuked over ethics breach
The ugly truth – opportunity from calamity
Confused? Just a little bit
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[WATCH] The press cannot be trusted if it does not verify facts
Two is company
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High-rise: the debate must include all of us