Construction on a massive new international passenger airport in Beijing began Friday, state media reported, as booming demand for travel to and from China stretches the capacity of existing facilities. Beijing’s current international airport is the world’s second busiest, but also one...
My colleague Kevin Sieff recently sat down with Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, in what was Bashir's first interview with an American media outlet in four years. Bashir, 70, is wanted by the International Criminal Court for his role in the genocide in Darfur, a restive Sudanese region where violence has displaced half a million people this year alone. The […]
My colleague Kevin Sieff recently sat down with Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, in what was Bashir's first interview with an American media outlet in four years. Bashir, 70, is wanted by the International Criminal Court for...Show More Summary
Over the past few days, the remarkable story of Jürgen Todenhöfer, a German author who traveled to areas of Iraq and Syria held by the Islamic State, has captivated international media. Todenhöfer has received coverage from outlets such as CNN and the BBC, and he has been dubbed the "first western journalist to be given access to […]
Over the past few days, the remarkable story of Jürgen Todenhöfer, a German author who traveled to areas of Iraq and Syria held by the Islamic State, has captivated international media. Todenhöfer has received coverage from outlets such...Show More Summary
In 2014, at least 60 journalists and 11 media workers were killed in relation to their work, according to CPJ research. Local and international journalists died covering conflicts, including in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine, while many others were murdered reporting on corruption and organized crime in their own countries. Here,...
Couple of media move memos from last week involving the local newspapers.
As data continues to pour out from the massive data heist suffered by Sony recently, much of the recent media coverage has included speculation regarding how the attackers might have gained access to Sony’s internal network and stolen all of that data. Show More Summary
While a lot of recent new product activity has been focused on deriving meaning from public conversations in social media, PanTerra Networks Inc. is turning the lens back on internal communications with a new platform that the company says provide a … Continue reading ?
Bayern Munich star’s agent waiting for Manchester United to make offer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri’s future has been well speculated in the media. The Swiss international has been a reported target of several Premier League clubs, while Serie A clubs are also in the hunt for his signature. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, hackers claiming to be affiliated with the Syrian Electronic Army may have penetrated the website of the International Business Times, an online business-news publication. "It does indeed appear that we have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army," said IB Times editor-in-chief Peter Goodman in an email. Show More Summary
21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management today announced they have completed transaction of merging Endemol, Shine Group and CORE Media.The newly created joint venture, of which 21at Century Fox and Apollo both will each own 50%, will initially operate under the name Endemol Shine Group beginning Jan. Show More Summary
The International Middle East Media Center reports: "Israeli police, on Tuesday, attempted to arrest two preschoolers during a raid on two homes in the occupied East Jerusalem town of Silwan, according to witnesses. WAFA correspondence reports that police raided the home of Mr. Show More Summary
When Turkish authorities arrested more than two dozen cops and prominent media personalities on Sunday, it set off what has become, by now, a predictable routine: International rights groups and Western countries expressed concern and...Show More Summary
In the midst of the media's seemingly complacent rinse and repeat cycle of news delivery, few individuals have risen to national and international acclaim for their ability to provide a fresh perspective and approach to what is put out there on a daily basis. Show More Summary
By: Asma Ajroudi As 2014 comes to an end, international media watchdogs highlight another gloomy year for journalists in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Armed conflicts and the fast military expansion and savagery of ISIS militants witnessed this year have guaranteed that the MENA region is once again ranked amongst the world’s […]
Earlier this week at an international summit that included the top 100 most influential travel bloggers and digital media persons in the world, the White House National Security Council announced the creation of a new Study Abroad Office. (Photo...Show More Summary
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is under fire from human rights groups, the European Union, and international journalist associations for a mass arrest of 27 newspaper, television, and film workers considered to be critics of the Erdogan government. Show More Summary
More than two weeks after its computer systems were infiltrated and internal records and correspondence had been publicly leaked by hackers, Sony Pictures Entertainment sent out a letter to news organizations demanding they stop publishing private information from the troves of ‘stolen’ data, reports The New York Times. Show More Summary
These fantastic macro photography of copyright photo essay “In space, green meadows” Arkadiusz Makowski, published in the journal National Geographic, were recognized as the best in the National Geographic International Media Conference in Washington in 2014 in the category «Best Extended Department». Show More Summary