Raisa Galea talks to Christian Peregin, the founder of Lovin Malta, about the publications’ style, vision and media sensationalism. Together, they discuss Lovin Malta’s dubious coverage of the key recent national events.
Distinguishing between satire and dead serious news has become a challenge, hasn’t it? But there is a silver lining, too: satirical news portal Bis-Serjetà is the ‘jester that speaks truth to the king’.
The disastrous PA decision will have a long-lasting effect that few admit as yet.
A new [t/p]ower is rising. Its victory is at hand.
Unlike places like the Emirates, which generally promote themselves as hyper-modern hubs—versions of Las Vegas in the Persian Gulf—Malta does not brand itself as the place of ultramodern sky-scrapers. Instead, the country is portrayed through images that highlight its idyllic Mediterranean location, rural lifestyle or its ‘glorious past’.
How can communities resist aggressive development? Wirt iż-Żejtun shares a recipe for success.
Solidarity and community organising enabled festa enthusiasts to curb development of open spaces for a number of times. But how long will community spirit safeguard the remaining open space, if the popularity of festa declines?