When I left the media center at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, I turned to Steph to say I might write a roundup piece this week, but I wasn’t sure what angle to take. It’s true this year’s show was truck-focused,...Show More Summary
Submitted by Elijah Magnier, Middle East based chief international war correspondent for Al Rai Media Terrorism and counter-terrorism experts and analysts, even the genuine ones (plus the hundreds of others who mushroomed during the last years of the war in Syria), rushed to explain “Islamic State’s” (ISIS) power and ability to expand. Show More Summary
Tottenham & Kwang-Song Han This week rumours have popped up in the Italian media linking Tottenham with North Korean international Kwang-Song Han. The 19-year old is currently on loan at Serie B side Perugia from Serie A side Cagliari. Han has been a success in the Italian second tier, where the teenager has scored an impressive seven […]
Rappler, a digital pioneer in the Philippine media scene, won international awards for its critical, unabashed look at President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly drug war. Now the independent news site is trying to stay alive. Philippine authorities on Monday ordered Rappler to close, infuriating media...
As per a growing number of reports in the English media, Premier League strugglers Swansea City are preparing a big-money offer for Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro. Les Bleus’ hitman Gameiro, a 30-year-old French international, joined Diego Simeone’s men in a 32 million Euro deal (potential to rise to 40 million) in the summer of […]
Hyundai is progressing with its internal design and engineering of its upcoming Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger competitor as it seeks to enter the heavily-contested, but very popular ute market in 2021. Speaking to the media at the Detroit motor show this week, Hyundai Australia’s head of public relations, Bill Thomas, said that while the […]
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has been much in the news since it released its report Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2017. Article after article has told us that it said we could see the costs of renewable energy drop to meet those of fossil fuels by
How come none of the media who are paid to know what's what have connected the T-Mobile USA and Google Project Fi outages today on an international level? After reading about the Fi outage, I Googled the words T-Mobile and outage. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to make the connection since Fi piggybacks off of T-Mobile.
The Detroit Auto Show media preview starts on Monday of next week. Automakers will be putting a lot of new pickup trucks and SUVs on the show floor. There might even be a few surprises. The 2018 North American International Auto Show...Show More Summary
As the media uproar caused by President Donald Trump’s comment calling El Salvador, Haiti and the nations of Africa “shthole countries” stretches into its third day, one visiting scholar with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace called the president’s comments a...
A Washington Post report that President Donald Trump called Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries “shithole countries” has drawn international ire and outrage from governments, public figures, and international media alike. Trump...Show More Summary
Trip comes amid concern about climate for media in US Washington, D.C., January 10, 2018--CPJ and IFEX will lead a delegation of global press freedom groups on an unprecedented mission to the United States, reflecting concerns about threats to journalists and heightened anti-press rhetoric. The mission will coincide with the...
Manchester United have reportedly offered Arsenal a pair of deals for Alexis Sanchez, according to sources in the English media this afternoon. Saga The story surrounding the future of Chilean international Sanchez was one of the talking points of the summer transfer window, with all of Bayern Munich, PSG, Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City […]
A new report from The Daily Beast takes a look at secrecy at Snapchat and also shares a rare look at some leaked internal metrics from the social media service’s performance. The new data indicates why Snapchat moved so quickly on a redesign and is working on new approaches to lift its ad rates. more…
Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Lebanon Christophe Martin said Monday that the majority of Syrian refugees in Lebanon want to return home. According to a statement by the presidential media office, Martin made the remarks during his meeting with Lebanese President Michel Aoun over the standards of ICRC to […]
LJ video reviewer/Fast Scans columnist Jeff T. Dick sticks to feature films for this annual best-of, listing more independent and international titles with greater diversity in genre and format
The Balls have landed in Lithuania. Overbearing basketball dad and entrepreneur LaVar Ball arrived in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius on Wednesday with sons LiAngelo and LaMelo in tow. They were mobbed by a throng of international reporters shouting questions, snapping, photos, and recording video. It was just as LaVar had dreamed. Take a look: […]
The Packers have said they won’t confine their General Manager search to internal candidates or outsiders who previously were on the inside in Green Bay. And they apparently meant it. Via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, former Bills G.M. Doug Whaley is “expected to” receive interest for the job currently held by Ted Thompson. Whaley [more]
The worlds of sexual misconduct and pop culture sandwiched the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala Tuesday.
"We have seen a great deal of adverse reaction recently to media reports of transgender athletes competing in strength sports."