Category Archives: Media

06Apr/15

Rolling Stone retracts University of Virginia rape story deemed a ‘journalistic failure’

Rolling Stone retracted an explosive article Sunday (April 05) detailing an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity after an outside review concluded that the story failed to follow journalistic standards.

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01Apr/15

Former Lenta.ru editor runs Russian media site in exile

One year on, the former Lenta.ru editor Galina Timchenko runs his Russian media site in exile, saying journalists should still stand their ground.
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26Mar/15

James Murdoch calls on Indian Finance Minister

Chief Operating Officer (COO) of 21st Century Fox, James Murdoch, calls on Indian Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, in New Delhi.

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24Mar/15

Facebook wants to host news content

(Reuters Business Report) – Seeing the news on Facebook could get a lot easier and faster. The social network wants to host news content on its own site instead of having you hit a link that takes you to a publisher’s site. The New York Times reports that Facebook is talking to half a dozen publishers including itself, BuzzFeed and National Geographic about hosting their content on Facebook.
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20Mar/15

New Yorkers react to Facebook’s rules on what may and may not be posted on the social media site

New Yorkers react to Facebook’s clarification of what content is prohibited on its social media website, as the company strives to curb controversial posts.

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11Mar/15

#HongKong for Twitter

(BVO) – Twitter has opened a small office in Hong Kong aiming to gain a foothold in the world’s second-largest economy which has become a hotspot for social media activity.
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23Feb/15

Satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo unveils new front page

“Here we go again!” reads the new Charlie Hebdo cover by attack survivor Luz, as 2.5 million copies are about to hit Paris news stands on Wednesday.

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16Feb/15

Kenyan broadcasters off air in digital migration stand-off with government

Kenyan television broadcasters go on nationwide black out to protest the mandatory move to digital transmission from analogue, saying the process of issuing broadcast signal broadcast licences was flawed and unfair, and that they want to broadcast digital signals on their own platforms.
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