Wednesday, December 13, 2017

CHIEF STRATEGIST STEVE BANNON LABELS MEDIA ‘OPPOSITION PARTY,’ SAYS IT ‘SHOULD KEEP ITS MOUTH...

President Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced the press for what he calls "fake news." President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon has labelled the media...

Two Radio Bilal journalists sentenced in Ethiopia on terror charges

The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the prison sentences handed down to two journalists from the Ethiopian faith-based station Radio Bilal. Khalid Mohamed...

WILL TRUMP TRY TO ERODE DIGITAL FREEDOMS?

Freedom of the press, net neutrality and freedom from surveillance all could be under assault during Trump's presidency. As Donald Trump assumes the presidency, our...

With False Claims, Trump Attacks Media on Turnout and Intelligence Rift

President Trump used his first full day in office on Saturday to unleash a remarkably bitter attack on the news media, falsely accusing journalists...

Money transfer firm Dahabshiil mulls court action against blogger

Leading Money transfer company Dahabshiil plans to launch a criminal complaint against a blogger who has been publishing fake news stories about the company. The...

Newspaper endorsements are imperiled for the same reasons they’re now urgently needed

After agonizing over the editorial for months, The Arizona Republic chose a Wednesday night in late September, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump essentially...

UK: Don’t let politicians destroy press freedom, act now

We feel the future of this news site, newspaper and all news websites/newspapers across the country are at risk. For the first time in 300...

The media we need in 2017

Post-truth is a symptom not the disease, while we need a media that challenges rather normalises the far-right. On December 20, in a piece both...

Role of media in curbing corruption in fragile settings

International focus on tackling corruption is growing but most strategies deployed to curb it appear to be failing.  This report examines the evidence of...

Ethiopia Journalism: Where Is the Moral Threshold?

At a time when the media is drawing utmost public attention because of the upcoming election, it is understandable that journalists are bound to...

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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...