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
The campaigns, the parties and the choices
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Saviour Balzan
If Abela wins with a substantial majority he should really be humbled. And he should consider facing the real challenges of this country, not the proposals that were...
Quattro amici al bar... thinking about that Saturday vote
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“I want a party that will respect my intelligence, protect this country from contractors and greedy businessmen, stand up to the lobbies and stop thinking that we are a...
Plucking up the courage
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Labour’s abhorrent ‘green’ agenda
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Electioneering while war is going on? Yawn...
The numbers tell a political story
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The waiting game is on
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What is the tax man doing in Sin City?
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Great expectations
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Upstanding citizens following the rules
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Does Muscat expect us to look the other way?
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Tough talk by the minister of bluntness
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The economy, stupid (apart from other important stuff)
Education: the key area COVID made us forget
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