A Russian senator has drafted legislative amendments to ban propaganda that promotes criminal ways of life and internal rules of criminal communities, which he says pose no lesser threat to society than addiction, suicide or terrorism. Read Full Article at RT.com
Kew Media Group, the company that distributes series including BBC1 crime thriller Line of Duty, is to bolster its international drama business after hiring Entertainment One exec Carrie Stein. Stein becomes EVP of Global Scripted Series at the firm, which recently acquired Cardinal producer Sienna Films. Show More Summary
Submitted by Elijah Magnier, Middle East based chief international war correspondent for Al Rai Media Hezbollah has raised its military readiness on the whole Lebanese territory in the last few days and put its forces on high alert in the light of the threats it has received from a number of countries, and especially from Israel and Saudi Arabia. Show More Summary
Business news network Cheddar has been partnering with social media platforms and OTT services in the U.S. And Cheddar is now looking at international markets. The media company is partnering with French startup Molotov so that French viewers can watch Cheddar from all their devices. Show More Summary
OSCAR DE LA HOYA: Thank you very much. First of all, to all the media who has joined us for today, for the Miguel Cotto-Sadam Ali international media conference call. Just want to say a few words about the event. Obviously, this is a classic event. Show More Summary
Hungary expressed "shock" Wednesday at a US plan to finance independent media outlets outside Budapest, a move it called "intervention in an ally's internal affairs". Last week Washington announced a call for funding applications totalling some $700,000 (euros) for media projects outside the Hungarian capital. Show More Summary
Lawmakers approve bill allowing Kremlin to register international media outlets as foreign agents
As Washington urges Russia's state-funded network to register as a "foreign agent," Moscow is considering restrictions on all international press.
The head of the National Cyber Security Centre confirms "Russian interference" in UK media, telecommunication and energy sectors over the last year. "Russia is seeking to undermine the international system. That much is clear." Comments...Show More Summary
Media release: Professor Susan McCulloch, the international soprano and senior voice professor at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, is retiring early after more than 35 years at GSMD (recently also at RAM) after suffering a stroke in the summer. She has made a superb recovery but feels she needs to take things a little […]
Russian lawmakers have unanimously approved a bill allowing the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents. Wednesday's move by the parliament's lower house is a rapid quid pro … Click to Continue »
Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting returned to Los Angeles Tuesday, and were met by a frenzied media as they exited Los Angeles International Airport. (Nov. 14)(WARNING: Expletives Included)
Former English international Michael Owen has today responded to the numerous jibes aimed in his direction from fans of Liverpool over the last few days. Controversy Owen’s social media reply comes after a story involving he and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema went viral over the weekend. Speaking in an interview with Canal+, Owen revealed […]
Call For Papers: International Tax Law And Policy: Media reports of tax avoidance scandals have drawn unprecedented attention to the importance of robust international tax law and policy. Although without the same level of media fanfare, the OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) program has similarly commanded substantial attention...
Russian lawmakers say they have drafted legal amendments that would allow the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents. The measure comes as a quid pro quo response … Click to Continue »
During his acceptance speech last week after being awarded the International Center for Journalists’ Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism, Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace said that even though President Trump is waging an assault on the press, he may have a point when it comes to media bias. Wallace was honored for his […]
Law.com, Facebook Sues IRS Seeking Access to Internal Agency Appeal: Facebook Inc. has sued the Internal Revenue Service seeking access to an internal IRS appeal process regarding a decision related to the social media giant’s tax bill. In a 12-page complaint filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District...
ByteDance is a name that is about to become very familiar to everyone in international tech circles. Really it should already be. It is valued at $20 billion and its flagship Toutiao news reader app is one of China’s fastest growing internet services with 120 million daily users. Show More Summary
The chair of the Russian lower house has said that the recent US order for RT to register as a foreign agent should prompt similar measures against American mass media engaged in “unconcealed interference” in Russia’s internal politics. Read Full Article at RT.com
INTERNATIONAL - Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings said yesterday it could help Snapchat owner Snap publish video games and improve advertising sales after acquiring a 12percent stake in the US social media network. Snap’s disclosure...Show More Summary