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Zambia: Three Broadcasters Shut Down as Opposition Alleges Media Crackdown

Technology : News Week: Technology and Science

Zambia’s broadcasting regulator has suspended the licences of three private media outlets, continuing what the opposition is calling a crackdown on independent media that are not aligned with the government. The Independent Broadcas...

EU 'very concerned' over Hungary newspaper suspension

Local Interest / France : France 24

The EU said Monday it is "very concerned" after Hungary's main opposition newspaper halted publication, sparking fears of a clampdown on press freedom by the right-wing government. Left-leaning Nepszabadsag newspaper is to be sold, ...

Turkey shuts down dozens of media outlets as government continues its broader crackdown

Business & Finance : Mashable: Business

The government of Turkey has reportedly shuttered dozens of media outlets, as the country's president continues to crackdown on opposition in the wake of an attempted coup. The Associated Press reported that 45 newspapers and 16 TV ...

Turkey Shuts Down Over 100 Media Outlets in Post-Coup Crackdown

News : Newsweek: US

Turkey on Wednesday deepened a crackdown on suspected followers of a U.S.-based cleric it blames for a failed coup, dismissing nearly 1,700 military personnel and shutting 131 media outlets, moves that may spark more concern among i...

Hungary's Prime Minister shuts down opposition press, then goes after everyone else

Humor / odd : Boing Boing

Noemi writes, "After closing down Hungary's largest opposition paper (online archive included) Hungarian Prime Miniter Viktor Orban is steadily and methodically turning back the clock on 27 years of history, steadily edging back tow...

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