Posted in UnderCovid

Fake Chopper Factory in Moldova, Russia Today Banned in Latvia

While Covid-19 takes all the headlines, deals are made and laws are passed, with hardly anyone noticing. Many will change our lives for years or…

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Posted in Journalism The Hot Potato Thinking Journalism

What Happens When Academia and Media Work Together

When journalists team up with university researchers, only good things can come of it. With scale and structure, this type of collaboration can solve many,…

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Idiot of the Week: Rares Bogdan

Rares Bogdan, an MEP from Romania, won with brio the latest Idiot of the week title. As Covid-19 is ravaging Romania, Mr Bogdan organized last…

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Posted in UnderCovid

Turkey Wanted to Invade Greece and Armenia, Kosovo’s President Faces Serious Charges

While Covid-19 takes all the headlines, deals are made and laws are passed, with hardly anyone noticing. Many will change our lives for years or…

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Posted in Local Reporter

Trying to Save Journalism, Romanian Government Funds Junk Media

Claiming that they wanted to support journalism and correctly inform the public throughout the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, the Romanian government has decided to dole out…

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Posted in Media Influence Matrix

Funding Journalism in Israel: Secrecy and Political Influence

Unusual opacity is the most salient characteristic of the media system in Israel, where the involvement of political figures in media operation raises serious concerns….

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Iranian Judge Arrested in Romania, Twitter Scraps Turkish Propaganda

While Covid-19 takes all the headlines, deals are made and laws are passed, with hardly anyone noticing. Many will change our lives for years or…

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Posted in UnderCovid

Farage’s Radio Show Scrapped, Erdogan Creates Personal Police

While Covid-19 takes all the headlines, deals are made and laws are passed, with hardly anyone noticing. Many will change our lives for years or…

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Posted in Head Honchos

Mexico’s Second Richest Man Uses Television to Defy Authorities

Ricardo Salinas Pliego, owner of TV Azteca, has in recent months used his television station to pressure the Mexican government to lift the quarantine imposed…

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Eliot Engel

Eliot Engel, a congressman from the Democratic Party, gets the award this week after he was overheard on a “hot mic” saying last Tuesday that…

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