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Blendi Salaj

Blendi Salaj is an Albanian Journalist, Lecturer and Social Activist who has been on the forefront of Online Media since the late 1990’s when he was a student in the United States. Mr. Salaj got started on the internet in 1998 when he was one of the founders of Albanian Web Ring and Albforumi.com. These were two of the first few Albanian message boards. Blendi’s work took a new dimension when he and two friends created of Peshkupauje.com, (Fish Out of Water), one of the leading and most prominent Albanian language Blogs on the Internet. To this day Peshkupauje serves as platform for citizen driven media and a Censorship Free Zone. After 12 years in the USA, Blendi returned to Tirana in 2008 upon earning a degree in Communication Sciences and New Media from Worcester State University in Massachusetts. For the past five he has been hosting one of the most popular radio morning shows in Albania on Radio Club FM and lately has begun hosting a Weekly Talk Show on Friday Nights at 21:00 on Ora News TV.