Post Tagged with: "Media and Publishing Industry"

BBC’s Carrie Gracie resigns over ‘secretive and illegal’ pay culture

January 8, 2018 1:14 am
BBC’s Carrie Gracie resigns over ‘secretive and illegal’ pay culture

File photo of Carrie Gracie One of the BBC’s most senior journalists has resigned from her post, accusing the British broadcaster of having a “secretive and illegal” pay structure. “With great regret, I have left my post as China Editor to speak out publicly on a crisis of trust at […]

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Kazakhstan passes media law amid concerns over freedom of speech

December 28, 2017 6:00 am
Kazakhstan passes media law amid concerns over freedom of speech

The file photo shows a newsstand in the Kazakh capital Astana. Kazakhstan has pushed through a raft of controversial amendments to a media law despite concerns that the new legislation will further limit freedom of speech in the nation. The Central Asian country’s long-reigning president Nursultan Nazarbayev, 77, had signed […]

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Iraq’s media regulator bans two major Kurdish TV channels over inciting hatred, violence

October 30, 2017 11:08 pm
Iraq’s media regulator bans two major Kurdish TV channels over inciting hatred, violence

Iraq’s media regulator has issued a ban on two major Kurdish television channels, namely Rudaw and Kurdistan 24, accusing the two networks of “inciting hatred and violence”, as the semi-autonomous Kurdish region continues to suffer from the fallout of the last month’s contentious referendum on independence from the Arab country. The […]

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Iraq’s media regulator bans two major Kurdish TV channels over inciting hatred, violence

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Iraq’s media regulator bans two major Kurdish TV channels over inciting hatred, violence

Iraq’s media regulator has issued a ban on two major Kurdish television channels, namely Rudaw and Kurdistan 24, accusing the two networks of “inciting hatred and violence”, as the semi-autonomous Kurdish region continues to suffer from the fallout of the last month’s contentious referendum on independence from the Arab country. The […]

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BBC presenter Simon McCoy mocks ‘breaking news’ about royal family’s upcoming baby

October 19, 2017 10:49 am
BBC presenter Simon McCoy mocks ‘breaking news’ about royal family’s upcoming baby

BBC presenter Simon McCoy has made the headlines after using sarcasm to deliver “breaking news” about the royal family’s upcoming baby. When on Wednesday McCoy was handed an announcement about the due date of the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, the witty presenter could not help but scoff at the […]

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Russian Senate prepares blacklist of US-based media outlets — including the CNN

October 18, 2017 5:30 pm
Russian Senate prepares blacklist of US-based media outlets — including the CNN

American news network CNN may face restrictions in Russia. (File image) The Russian Senate has prepared a list of US-based media outlets — including the CNN — that could be subjected to restrictions in Russia in response to measures against Russian media operating in America. The Russian Federation Council Committee on […]

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Turkey holds second hearing for staffers of opposition daily newspaper Cumhuriyet

September 11, 2017 3:00 pm
Turkey holds second hearing for staffers of opposition daily newspaper Cumhuriyet

A protester holds a copy of Cumhuriyet daily newspaper during a demonstration before the trial of staff from Turkey’s main opposition daily on September 11, 2017 in Silivri district in Istanbul. (Photo by AFP) The staff members of Turkey’s main opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet have attended a second court hearing amid […]

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Fox News no longer broadcast in the United Kingdom over weak ratings, controversy

August 31, 2017 2:31 pm
Fox News no longer broadcast in the United Kingdom over weak ratings, controversy

Fox News has been taken off the air in the UK. (File photo) The American right-wing news network Fox News has been pulled off the air in Britain after failing to appeal to the British audience. “Fox News is focused on the US market and designed for a US audience […]

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Amnesty International censures Israel’s plan to shut down Al Jazeera operations in Jerusalem al-Quds

August 7, 2017 10:30 pm
Amnesty International censures Israel’s plan to shut down Al Jazeera operations in Jerusalem al-Quds

An employee of the Qatar-based news network and TV channel Al Jazeera works at the channel’s office in Jerusalem al-Quds on August 7, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Amnesty International has denounced as “a brazen attack on media freedom,” the Tel Aviv regime’s decision to close the offices of Qatar’s pan-Arab […]

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Israel to close Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera offices in Jerusalem al-Quds after similar move by Saudi Arabia and its allies

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Israel to close  Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera offices in Jerusalem al-Quds  after similar move by Saudi Arabia and its allies

An employee of the Qatar-based news network and TV channel Al Jazeera is seen at the channel’s office in Jerusalem al-Quds on July 31, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Israel plans to shut down Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera’s office in Jerusalem al-Quds and revoke the media credentials of its journalists […]

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US President Donald Trump censures CNN’s ‘phony stories’ as 3 are dismissed over Russia story

June 27, 2017 10:30 pm
US President Donald Trump censures CNN’s ‘phony stories’ as 3 are dismissed over Russia story

CNN logo (File photo) US President Donald Trump has decried “phony stories” by American television news channel CNN in the aftermath of the dismissal of three employees over a news story about an investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election. “Wow, CNN had to retract big story […]

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American television news channel CNN imposing new rules on Russia stories, leaked email shows

June 25, 2017 10:30 pm
American television news channel CNN imposing new rules on Russia stories, leaked email shows

Screenshot of an email by CNNMoney executive editor Rich Barbieri, obtained by BuzzFeed, about stories on Russia American television news channel CNN is apparently imposing new rules on stories “involving” Russia following removal of a news item about alleged ties between an ally of US President Donald Trump and the […]

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Russia says CNN report of hacking Qatar’s QNA has no proof

June 7, 2017 10:30 pm
Russia says CNN report of hacking Qatar’s QNA has no proof

The photo taken on November 24, 2015 shows skyscrapers in the Qatari capital, Doha. (Photo by AFP) Russia has rejected a CNN report that claims Russian hackers were behind a false news story on Qatar’s state news agency that led Saudi Arabia and its allies to cut ties with the […]

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Press TV releases statement over death of cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh

June 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Press TV releases statement over death of cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh

PressTV’s late cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh Press TV has released an official statement offering condolences to the family  of its cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh, who was killed last week in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan. In the Monday-released statement, Press TV stressed that Hosseinzadeh’s death would not by any means weaken its […]

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PressTV’s cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh confirmed dead after Kabul bombing

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PressTV’s cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh confirmed dead after Kabul bombing

PressTV’s late cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh PressTV’s cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh has been confirmed dead in Afghanistan seven days after a huge bomb explosion claimed the lives of at least 90 people and injured hundreds of others, mostly civilians, in Kabul. Hosseinzadeh was among the dozens of people who had gone missing […]

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