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Hossein Derakhshan


Hossein Derakhshan is an Iranian-Canadian author and media researcher, as well as a pioneer of blogging, podcasts and tech journalism in Iran, over which he spent six years in prison. He is now based at LSE.

Opinion: Iran's next president was not elected on his charm, vision, or intelligence. Rather, he is the product of political engineering, hardline influence, and voter apathy, writes Hossein Derakhshan.

24 June, 2021

Comment: For Iranians tired of one-dimensional 'likes', persistent trolls, and absent audiences, Clubhouse has fostered a new kind of more inclusive, real-time political dialogue, writes Hossein Derakhshan.

22 April, 2021