Ghanoon

The freshman newspaper Tehran- based Ghanoon (Law) hit newspaper stands October 27th, 2012, launched initially as an online news site in August of 2011. Totaling twelve pages, the first print edition headlined “The Rule of Law For All.” According to the paper, “Ghanoon is privately owned, non-governmental, devoid of any party, faction, or group affiliations. Funding for the paper comes from private enterprise, such as subscriptions and paid advertisements.” Ghanoon states that the paper is guided by Ayatollah Khamenei’s quote, “Law is the distance between what is right and wrong.”