Online Persian-Language Media


Jadidonline: Here you can watch numerous clips about art, culture, history, travel, etc. Usually a clip simply consists of slideshows on a story with commentary/background music. English-versions of the stories are also posted!
http://www.jadidonline.com/

Iranproud.com is an excellent site where you can watch/download Persian movies and TV series for free.
http://forum.iranproud.com/download-movie-c7

Bia2: Here you can listen to the latest Iranian pop music.
http://www.bia2.com/

IRIB: The offical website of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (aka صدا و سیما). Here you can watch live state TV and radio. I especially recommend listening to Radio Farhang (Culture Radio).
http://live.irib.ir/index2.htm

The BBC Persian page: Great if you want to practice reading Persian news articles and at the same time get the latest news from Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/persian/

Voice of America-Persian: This is where important US officials often get interviewed and their statements are translated into Persian (or they attempt to speak Persian).
http://www.voanews.com/persian/news/

RadioFarda is a fun radio station! Here you can listen to the news in Persian and some good music.
http://www.radiofarda.com/

Persian Hub: A place to find Persian movies, TV shows, and music.
http://www.persianhub.org/

"Radio" (رادیو): Turn the dial at to top of the screen to link to different IRIB radio stations.
http://radio.ir/persian/
My favorite station is: گفت و گو (Conversation).
http://iranseda.ir/radiolive/?r=105