Posted in Markets & Players

Clarin and Telefonica Beat the Law and Hold Sway in Argentina’s Media

Six years ago, the Kirchner government, at loggerheads with the powerful Clarin media group, adopted legislation to hurt dominant players in the country’s media. But…

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Posted in The Hot Potato

Who Remembers WSIS: New Technologies, Old Problems

A decade ago, the UN set up a slew of goals for better usage of information and communication technologies. Now, they have started to assess…

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Posted in Legal Issues

New Press Code in Morocco to Still Send Journalists Behind Bars

A revised press code in Morocco was hoped to give journalists more room to report freely. But a closer look shows that nothing has really…

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Posted in TechBrain

Digital Amnesiacs or What Smart Gadgets Are Doing to Us

Many people are aware that they depend heavily on gadgets and the internet. But a new survey shows that an increasing number of people blindly…

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Posted in Local Reporter

Pakistan’s BOL TV Shutters Before Launching, but They Are Not Disappearing

BOL TV boasted that it would be better than anyone and change Pakistani media. They shut down before starting broadcasting, but the operation is not…

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Posted in Local Reporter

Right-wing Extremists in Hungary Build Their Own Media

The video of a Hungarian reporter filmed tripping refugees made headlines all over the world. The station she worked for is close to Jobbik, an…

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Posted in The Hot Potato

Russia Today. What About Tomorrow?

Regulator rebukes RT channel. But does that really hurt them? Images of people covered in blood, with gashes and burns on their bodies, standing or…

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Posted in Head Honchos Markets & Players

The Key Media Owners in Romania Have All Fell Foul of Law

They started television stations two decades ago and acted as the “merchants of hope” as they were selling glittering realities Romanians were craving for. More…

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