Posted in UnderCovid

First Online Demonstration in History, EBRD Funds Russian Company, Latvia Targets Money Laundering Scheme

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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Russian Satirist In Trouble, Consul Charges Bogus Fee, Narco Trafficker Released in Spain

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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Fires in Chernobyl, Rail Contract Awarded in Latvia, Romania Funds Religious Site

UnderCovid: Stories that go unnoticed Ukraine Over 140 fires have broken out in Kyiv and Kyiv Oblast over the last 12 days, greatly polluting the air…

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UnderCovid: Stories That Go Unnoticed

Hungary Viktor Orban, the Hungarian Prime Minister, said that his government would not give up its fundamental approach of nurturing a work-based economy, rejecting any…

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UnderCovid: Stories That Go Unnoticed

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 The Big Issue

New NHK Chief Maeda to Push Reforms

Good reads about journalism, tech and media Terunobu Maeda, the new president of NHK, expressed on Monday his determination to push ahead with reforms of…

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Posted in Media Influence Matrix

Regulatory Capture in Slovakia: Who Benefits Most

The Slovak news media sector remains captured by powerful financial groups and oligarchs. Blame it on regulation (partly). Thanks to the Constitution, Slovaks enjoy freedom…

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Technology and Journalism in Indonesia: The Rise of Internet Police

Misinformation has flooded the Indonesian internet in recent years. The government’s response will only shrink the space for online news content. Tempted with ever cheaper…

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Rustavi2 Television in a Bind as Ownership Changes

“Now I have to say goodbye.” This is how Diana Jojua, one of the most prominent anchors on Rustavi2, Georgia’s most watched television chain, announced…

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The Rise and Fall of A Romanian Media Mogul

Radu Mazare pioneered independent journalism in the early days of post-communist Romania. But his excessive craving for fame, wealth and power led to his downfall….

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