ANJOMAN, a newspaper published in Tabrīz in Raǰab 1325/February-March 1907 by the Anǰoman-e Mellī of Tabrīz, which had previously published Rūz-nāma-ye mellī and Jarīda-ye mellī. The former was the first newspaper to be published in Tabrīz after the proclamation of the Constitution. It was published two to four times a week, at first lithographed and later printed, and was said to have a circulation of 5,000. Among the contributors were the founder Mīrzā ʿAlī Akbar Khan, Sayyed ʿAlī-Akbar Wakīlī, and Mīrzā Moḥammad Ḡanīzāda. It is believed to have lasted about four years.
E. G. Browne, The Press and Poetry of Modern Persia, pp. 25, 46, 56, 97-98.
A. Kasravī, Mašrūṭa I, pp. 370-71.
M. Ṣadr Hāšemī, Tārīḵ-e ǰarāyed wa maǰallāt-e Īrān, Isfahan, 1327-32 Š./1948-53, I, pp. 286-88.
(L. P. Elwell-Sutton)
Originally Published: December 15, 1985
Last Updated: August 5, 2011
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Vol. II, Fasc. 1, p. 83
L. P. Elwell-Sutton, “ANJOMAN (Newspaper),” Encyclopædia Iranica, II/1, p. 83, available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/anjoman-newspaper-tabriz (accessed on 30 December 2012).