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Survey: Journalism Is ‘Decimated’ in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan

The Wire Network 12 Aug 2022
The impoverished, war-torn South Asian nation has lost 219 of the 547 media outlets it used to have prior to August 15, 2021, when the Taliban seized the Afghan capital and subsequently installed an all-male interim government, RSF said ... suppressing media freedom in the country.
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Survey: Journalism Is 'Decimated' in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan

Voa News 12 Aug 2022
The impoverished, war-torn South Asian nation has lost 219 of the 547 media outlets it used to have prior to August 15, 2021, when the Taliban seized the Afghan capital and subsequently installed an all-male interim government, RSF said ... suppressing media freedom in the country.
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At 75, India’s democracy is under pressure like never before

Springfield News-Sun 12 Aug 2022
Gandhi’s statement was largely seen as yet another frantic effort by a crisis-ridden opposition party to shore up its relevance and was dismissed by the government ... At the same time, the government has introduced sweeping regulatory laws for social media companies that give it more power to police online content ... Kenya media council.
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300 employees at TikTok and parent company ByteDance worked in Chinese state media, LinkedIn profile ...

Business Insider 12 Aug 2022
Forbes said its analysis found that 300 workers across TikTok and ByteDance, including company directors and managers, had previously worked for Chinese government-controlled news media including Xinhua and China Radio International ... government or state media positions in China.".
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The oft-repeated fib of fact checkers that they are “independent” wouldn’t survive a fact check ...

The Liberty Beacon 12 Aug 2022
New Media Are As Intertwined With Imperial Power As Old Media ... Macleod shows how US government money is funneled into Facebook’s “fact-checking organizations” through NED and other channels, the result being a US government-funded narrative management operation in a social media platform which has almost three billion active users.
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Hate speech on social media by Sierra Leoneans

The Patriotic Vanguard 12 Aug 2022
In this sense, social media has become an essential platform for people to express their opinions on governance and contemporary issues ... This points to concrete ways Sierra Leoneans can help the government to play its parts in addressing Hate Speech on social media while upholding ...
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Turkish Journalists Demand New State Advertising Law After Court Ruling

Balkan Insight 12 Aug 2022
Journalists in Turkey call for a new law on public advertising revenues after a Constitutional Court ruling said the state agency in charge had violated media freedom by acting as a political tool of the government ... the Turkish government’s control over media outlets as high.
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Incentives could be key for Australia’s nascent offshore wind industry

Upstream Online 12 Aug 2022
Anthony Albanese’s Labor Party won Australia’s general election in May on the back of a strong cleaner energy mandate, and within less than three months his government had unveiled six proposed offshore regions with touted world-class offshore wind potential ... Upstream is part of NHST Media group. To read more about NHST Media Group, click here.
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Pakistan’s parliament debates resurgence of TTP militants in KP regions

Gulf News 12 Aug 2022
Referring to the peace talks between the government and the militant group, Khwaja Asif hoped that the talks would continue, help sustain peace and that the TTP would back off from their demands to enforce “their own [governance] system” in the province ... Pakistan’s government began negotiations with the TTP in October last year.
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India: Malayalam film ad faces flak for taking dig at potholed roads in Kerala

Khaleejtimes 12 Aug 2022
Kunchako Boban-led Malayalam film 'Nna Thaan Case Kodu' has been embroiled in a controversy after its promotional advertisement apparently took a dig at the Kerala government over the issue of potholed roads in the state ... The particular ad has irked a section of social media users.
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Social Media is Fueling DAO Growth with 47% Using it to Learn Crypto News

Crypto Economy 12 Aug 2022
Traditional digital communities like digital bulletin boards, forums, or social media platforms are all governed by a central authority like an executive board ... These components are decentralized decision-making, token-based membership, and transparent governance ... Transparent governance is at the heart of DAOs.
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Nna Thaan Case Kodu: Kunchako Boban-starrer Malayalam film's ad tagline on 'pothole roads' sparks controversy

DNA India 12 Aug 2022
He clarified that the makers have not "targeted any particular government, political party or section of people in the film." "We only tried to highlight issues being faced by the common man here and attempted to bring it to the attention of the political parties, ...
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Kenya media council: 'No one' asked to stop election tallies

San Francisco Chronicle 12 Aug 2022
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The head of Kenya’s government-created media council says local media outlets haven't been asked to stop their counting of presidential election results after observers noticed a dramatic slowdown in reporting on the close contest ... He said he was going into a meeting with media leaders as he spoke.
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Giorgia Meloni calls for a naval blockade off Libya

Free West Media 12 Aug 2022
Because political observers believe it is likely that the right-wing bloc of Fratelli d’Italia, Lega and Forza Italia will win Italy’s snap parliamentary elections and form the next Italian government, there are already many outraged comments on the left and in the media.
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Annastacia Palaszczuk ‘poaching’ reporters, has ‘second biggest newsroom in Queensland’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 12 Aug 2022
... media team in Queensland ... “There is a growing belief inside the executive branch of the Palaszczuk government over the past few years that in the age of social media it might no longer need the traditional news media to get its message to voters.

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