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Social media award for MPS Marketing

Marketing agency, MPS won the award for the best social media campaign during the 4th edition of eBiz Awards, organised by the Malta Communications Authority. MPS was nominated on behalf of Public Broadcasting Services, following a successful online campaign featuring Malta’s participation in this y...

Africa: 'Much Remains to Be Done' on Ebola

Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that joint national, regional and global efforts have "significantly" slowed the spread of the deadly virus, giving hope to thousands of people and providing space for communi...

In Guinea, as Ebola spread slows, Ban pledges UN support towards total eradication

20 December 2014 Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that joint national, regional and global efforts have "significantly" slowed the spread of the deadly virus, giving hope to thousands of people and providing....

RFI LISTENERS CLUB: How to form an official RFI Listeners Club

You can either transform your existing radio club into an RFI Club, or create a brand new one. Then, anytime you plan special events be they humanitarian, cultu...

Wiring the world for sound…Voice Of Hope

LOS ANGELES Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Communications Group ("SCG", http://www.voiceofhope.com ) announced today the purchase of its newest shortwa...

Twin Cities developer creates shortwave radio app for world news

Smartphone users have no shortage of radio-style apps that will stream news-and-information programming to them over the Internet. But app developers are always...

Sudan: Sudan to Launch 20 Radio Stations in Darfur, South Kordofan

Khartoum Coming January, Sudan will launch ten shortwave radio stations in Darfur, and ten in South Kordofan. The new radio stations will present programmes in ...

Sudan to launch 20 radio stations in trouble spots

APA- Khartoum (Sudan) Sudan will launch twenty shortwave radio stations in the wide war areas in January, 2015, Sudanese senior official announced on Thursday. ...

World Service fears losing information war as Russia Today ramps up pressure

David Cameron told MPs he had raised with President Obama his concern about Russian news channels “pumping out a distorted picture” of events in Ukraine after t...

Tusk: EU Needs Long-Term Strategy To Deal With Russia

. December 19, 2014 by RFE/RL. European Council President Donald Tusk says the European Union needs a strategy for dealing with Russia that lasts for years, not...

Tusk EU Needs Long-Term Strategy To Deal With Russia

Friday 19th December, 2014 European Council President Donald Tusk says the European Union needs a strategy for dealing with Russia that lasts for years, not mon...

Tusk: EU Needs Long-Term Strategy To Deal With Russia

European Council President Donald Tusk says the European Union needs a strategy dealing with Russia that last years not months. "The biggest challenge today is ...

Tusk Russia Biggest EU Challenge

Friday 19th December, 2014 European Council President Donald Tusk says the European Union needs a strategy dealing with Russia that last years not months. "The ...

The DTH industry’s big developments in 2014

MUMBAI: 2014 was the year of mixed fortunes for the direct to home television industry in India. The seven players in the industry continued to burn cash as cus...

Kenya: Interview with Mortimer Hope of GSMA

Washington, DC The Kenyan government announced that they would complete digital migration by March 2015 and it will be done in 3 phases. GSMA is very happy abou...

Enhancing education in PNG through television

About 180 schools in PNG's West New Britain province will receive broadcast equipment and satellite dishes, to enhance education through TV. The EQUITV program...

Enhancing education in PNG through television

About 180 schools in PNG's West New Britain province will receive broadcast equipment and satellite dishes, to enhance education through TV. The EQUITV program...

Media-Savvy Gunman Seeks Propaganda With Hostages Near TV Studio

From the moment a lone gunman took hostages at the Lindt cafe in Sydney’s city center, he was guaranteed blanket media coverage. The cafe sits opposite the main...

'UV radiation peaks in June-September'

PUNE: Ultra violet (UV) radiation levels were alarmingly high in the monsoon months, an analysis of the recordings in the city from January till November this y...

Power transmitter installed in Attock

Rashid Ali ATTOCK: Radio Pakistan installed a modern digital 500 KW transmitter at Faqeerabad in Attock Dist to multiply the outreach of its medium wave broadca...

Ministers, Japanese envoy inaugurate 500 KW transmitter

ISLAMABAD - Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, and Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata jointly inaugurated ...

Japanese aid: State radio to replace old gadgets

The equipment has been given under a project “Rehabilitation of Medium Wave Radio Broadcasting Network” and is being implemented by the Japan International Coop...

Radio Pakistan launches new medium wave transmitter

Raza ur Rehman Saturday, December 06, 2014 - Islamabad—Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, and Japanese Amba...

Televangelist who claimed feminists practice witchcraft says gay people will 'die out because they don't reproduce'

Televangelist Pat Robertson, a former Southern Baptist minister, founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network and the host of Christian news and TV programme t...

‘Homosexuals will die out because they can’t reproduce,’ claims Televangelist Pat Robertson

. A confused religious leader recently claimed that gay people are destined to ‘die out’ because they can’t reproduce naturally. The shocking comments were mad...

Pat Robertson claims 'homosexuals will die out' because they can't reproduce

Since establishing the Christian Broadcasting Network in 1960, Pat Robertson has been no stranger to controversy. In 1976 he predicted the end of the world was ...

Pat Robertson: Televangelist claims gays will 'die out because they don't reproduce'

A US Christian TV host who once accused "feminism" of causing women to “practice evil witchcraft” has now claimed that homosexuals will “die out because they ca...

Pat Robertson: Televangelist claims gays will 'die out because they don't reproduce'

A US Christian TV host who once accused feminism of causing women to “practice evil witchcraft” has now claimed that homosexuals will “die out because they can’...

This day in history: Dec. 15, 2014

Today is Monday, Dec. 15, the 349th day of 2014. There are 16 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Dec. 15, 1944, the U.S. Senate approved t...

10 Toys To Buy For Grown-ups Who Are Still Kids At Heart

There's no shortage of gift ideas for kids when the holidays roll around, but what if you've got a couple of adults on your Christmas shopping list who still ha...

Ex-Christian radio host gets 40 years for raping 11-year-old boy as sickening details emerge of child mannequin he kept for sexual kidnapping fantasies

A former Christian radio host was called a 'wolf in sheep's clothing' on Thursday as he was sentenced to 40 years for raping an 11-year-old boy. John Balyo, 36,...

Nation Ex-Christian radio host gets 40 years for child sex crimes

Bell ordered Balyo to serve 25 years for sexual exploitation of a child and 15 years for possession of child pornography, with the terms to run consecutive. He ...

Pilgrims Celebrate Blessed Anuarite Golden Jubilee

Kinshasa On December 1, thousands of pilgrims in Congo held a special Mass to close the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the martyrdom of Blessed Mari...

Mich. police give drivers gifts instead of tickets

Meanwhile, a team was listening in via radio inside a nearby store, and quickly purchased, wrapped and delivered the gifts to the car, all within 10 or 15 minut...

Another Christian College Wins Injunction Over Birth Control Mandate

An illustration picture shows a blister-pack of birth control pills displayed at a private home in Nice January 3, 2013. French health regulators are studying l...

On Haiti's Kyona Beach, TBN's Smile of a Child Brings Healing and Hope to Children and Families

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a nation whose people have experienced more than their share of misery, anguish, and sufferin...

On Haiti's Kyona Beach, TBN's Smile of a Child Brings Healing and Hope to Children and Families

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a nation whose people have experienced more than their share of misery, anguish, and sufferin...

Bushiri’s Prophetic Channel re-launches in Tanzania

Prophetic TV Channel which was founded by Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, leader and senior Prophet of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church who is popular...

Pandora launches its first native game console app for Xbox One

Free access to myAJC for AJC subscribers. Explore Digital radio service Pandora is finally showing some love to gamers today with the launch of a new applicatio...

Bournemouth vs Liverpool, Capital One Cup 2014/15 quarter final: Where to watch live, preview, betting odds and possible XI

Brendan Rodgers takes his men to the Goldsands Stadium during the midweek as Liverpool take on Bournemouth in the Capital One Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday eve...

Derby County vs Chelsea, Capital One Cup 2014/15 quarter-finals: Where to watch live, preview, betting odds and possible XI

Jose Mourinho takes his men to the pro Stadium as Chelsea take on Derby County in the Capital One Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday evening. Where to Watch. Kick-of...

CBS RADIO and Carson Daly Agree to Multi-Year Contract Extension

Daly to Continue as Host of 97.1 AMP Radio’s “Mornings with Carson Daly” and the Nationally Syndicated “The Daly Download with Carson Daly” CBS RADIO today anno...

Sputnik Launches Multimedia News Hub in Belarus

MOSCOW, December 15 (Sputnik) On December 15, Sputnik opened a multimedia news hub in Minsk, an innovative new venture for the Belarusian media market and the w...

Surf networks to find markets, Iringa DC advises local farmers

Farmers and entrepreneurs have been advised to watch media programs related to agriculture and other economic activities to access farm inputs information and o...

Broadcasting their differences

MUSCATINE, Iowa — MPW Digital TV customers may seem some ominous messages from local broadcast networks crawl across their TV in the coming days, but Muscatine'...

Sharjah Media Corporation switches to digital broadcasting

The switch to a new broadcasting system was initiated during a press conference at the SMC’s headquarters, during which Shaikh Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, Chair...

Christmas TV: five key moments

The Queen’s first TV broadcast 1957. At 3pm on Christmas Day, the image on around 6m television screens dissolved to reveal the Queen in the long library at San...

BT wins right to show Sky Sports to more customers

BT has won a legal ruling that means it can provide its YouView TV customers with Sky Sports, raising football fans' hopes that they will be able to buy all Pre...

Zanu-PF Congress

LAST week's Zanu PF congress has been no doubt a major landmark in the history of contemporary Zimbabwe. Therefore, it is an occasion about which to reflect on ...

Africa: 'Much Remains to Be Done' on Ebola

Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that joint national, regional and g...

In Guinea, as Ebola spread slows, Ban pledges UN support towards total eradication

20 December 2014 Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that joint nationa...

Guinea: In Guinea, as Ebola spread slows, Ban pledges UN support towards total eradication

20 December 2014 – Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that joint natio...

China Mobile eyes 250 million 4G customers next year

China Mobile, China's largest telecommunication service provider, has forecast that it will have 250 million 4G customers in 2015. The company has experienced r...

Social media award for MPS Marketing

Marketing agency, MPS won the award for the best social media campaign during the 4th edition of eBiz Awards, organised by the Malta Communications Authority. M...

Public Radio's "A Way with Words": The Show for Word Nerds and Language Lovers

My guests today are Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, co-hosts of A Way with Words, a popular hour-long weekly radio show. Welcome to OpEdNews, Martha and Gran...

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan pays working visit to Lori Province

Karen Ghazaryan. “Public Radio of Armenia” Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan paid today a working visit to Lori Province. The President was introduced to the r...

The Social Climber: Idris Elba to Be Next James Bond?

"Serial," from the creators of public radio's "This American Life," released its finale on Thursday after holding listeners in suspense week by week since early...

CNN about Armenia

Republic of Armenia Yerevan 25, Alex Manukyan 5 Tel. 00 37410 551143 Fax 00 37410 554600. Reproduction on full or in part is prohibited without reference to Pub...

New Adam Lanza Audio Uncovered

Eerie audio footage of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza reveals that the 20-year-old called a college radio station a year before the Newtown mas...

Monkey Cage: The return of our most political singer: Morrissey

Returning to the ranks of the downloadable, Morrissey is back to explain the world. We should cherish this most political rock singer, although he is a very dif...

College stations protest Ga. public radio deal

Nearly 50 college radio stations are joining a protest against replacing Georgia State University student DJ's with public radio programming.

UK court jails ex-DJ to 25 years over rapes

The former flatmate and chauffeur of the notorious BBC presenter Jimmy Savile was on Friday jailed for 25 years after being found guilty of a series of rapes an...

Jimmy Saviles exchauffeur guilty of rapes in Britain

The former flatmate and chauffeur of the notorious BBC presenter Jimmy Savile was found guilty on Friday of a series of rapes and sexual assaults of young girls...

Savile driver convicted of raping girls

A former pirate radio DJ and friend of Jimmy Savile was convicted yesterday of raping seven young girls in the 1960s and 1970s. Minshull Street crown court in M...

Ex-chauffeur of notorious BBC presenter Jimmy Savile found guilty of raping girls

LONDON (AFP) - The former flatmate and chauffeur of the notorious BBC presenter Jimmy Savile was found guilty Friday of a series of rapes and sexual assaults of...

Savile's ex-chauffeur guilty of rapes in Britain

The former flatmate and chauffeur of the notorious BBC presenter Jimmy Savile was found guilty Friday of a series of rapes and sexual assaults of young girls. R...