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Sultan Bin Ahmed chairs Sharjah Media Council meeting

Gulf Today 24 Feb 2024
During its meeting, the Council discussed a number of topics related to the media sector in the Emirate of Sharjah, and reviewed the reports of government agencies, their most prominent achievements over the previous period, and their future plans.

Gagging media to what avail?

Madhyamam 24 Feb 2024
Prominent social media platform 'X' has revealed that the central government issued warnings to cancel hundreds of accounts related to the farmers' protest.

Guest Editorial: Lawmakers continue to create a need for watchdog reporting

Park Record 24 Feb 2024
Recently Utah House Speaker Mike Schultz decided to deliver a short lecture about journalism’s role in a democratic republic during a “media availability” with reporters at the Capitol.

WashCOG launches campaign for open government, PRA defense

Victoria Advocate 24 Feb 2024
In that vein, the coalition has started the “Your Right to Know” project, which organizers are calling “a movement to catalyze the public, media and politicians on behalf of open government.” The ...

X still down in Pakistan: Mysterious shutdown of social media giant continues to baffle Pakistanis

Live Mint 24 Feb 2024
In a perplexing turn of events, the widely used social media platform 'X' remains off-limits to the Pakistani populace for almost a week, with the caretaker government remaining tight-lipped about the ...

Some Question Malawi President's Claim That Cyberattack Caused Passport Problems

Voa News 24 Feb 2024
Namiwa pointed to reports circulating on social media and a local radio station suggesting that the contractor, Techno Brain, had deliberately shut down the system after noticing improper activity by suspected government agents.

Mexican president defends disclosing a reporter's phone number, saying the law doesn't apply to him

Hindustan Times 24 Feb 2024
media of acting with “arrogance.”. He also downplayed the risks to journalists, saying it was “an old song that you (reporters) use to discredit our government,” and suggesting the Times reporter should just “change her telephone number.".

7th Pay Commission: Government employees likely to get 4% DA hike in March 2024

Live Mint 24 Feb 2024
The government is likely to announce a four per cent hike in dearness allowance (DA) for central government employees next month, i.e. in March 2024, according to various media reports ... the government.

Belarus cracks down on clergy who supported protests of its authoritarian leader

McAlester News-Capital 24 Feb 2024
He got into trouble in December 2020, the height of anti-government demonstrations, when he posted a caricature of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko and another official on social media.

Sri Lanka extends demining body's tenure for landmine free nation

Xinhua 24 Feb 2024
Minister of Urban Development and Housing Prasanna Ranatunga told media that the cabinet has approved the proposal, and the government believed Sri Lanka will be free of landmines by 2027.

RTÉ's never-ending crisis plunges to new depths

RTE 24 Feb 2024
Not only is the broadcaster fundamentally weakened, the crisis is unleashing a contagion that is also threatening the Government ... This would destablise a Government which has been failing to draw a line under an eight-month crisis at RTÉ.

'Where does it stop?' Moms for Liberty co-founder opposes Florida social media minor ban

News-Press - Fort Myers 24 Feb 2024
Parents don't want to 'co-parent with the government' ... Justice said she shared lawmakers’ concerns about the effect those social media platforms have on kids ... But should the government be controlling whether or not your kids use social media?”.

Florida Lawmakers Pass Ban On Social Media For Kids

Slashdot 24 Feb 2024
DeSantis told reporters Friday that he thinks there needs to be a "proper balance" between government regulations and parental input on the social media issue ... "Federal law says 13 and under can't have social media accounts.

Miriam Lord’s Week: More of Catherine Martin’s Prime Time dramatics and RTÉ’s licence woes would disappear

The Irish Times 24 Feb 2024
Minister for Media Catherine Martin talks to the media at Government Buildings on Friday, following the resignation of Siún Ní Raghallaigh, the chair of the RTÉ board ... say in the Department of Media.