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Air Canada pilots ratify new labor contract

Air Canada’s pilots have ratified by a wide margin a 10-year labor contract that the airline’s executives characterized as “ground breaking.” According to the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA), the union representing the Montreal-based airline’s 3,000 pilots, 84% of voting pilots approved the.......

GOP Hopes It Won't Need Immigration Reform To Win Over Colorado Latinos

DENVER -- Standing in her driveway in Aurora, Colorado, a diverse suburb just east of Denver, a woman listened impatiently on Monday as a 17-year-old canvasser from the Latino advocacy group Mi Familia Vota attempted to talk to her about the election. The canvasser, Daniela Alonzo, had tried to....

Canyon Capital Realty Advisors Provides $120-Million Construction Loan for Residential Development in Gowanus, Brooklyn

LOS ANGELES, Oct 31, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Canyon Capital Realty Advisors LLC (Canyon Realty), a real estate investment firm, has provided a $120-million senior construction loan to LSG 365 Bond Street LLC, an affiliate of Lightstone, for the ground-up development of a 12-story luxury residential....

The Shortwave Report 10/24/14 Listen Globally!

Before the Fukushima nuclear crisis forced them from their homes, residents of Futaba had praised the Daiichi power plant as a “godsend” that brought jobs and m...

Germany’s international broadcaster opens office in Lagos

The Consul-General of Germany to Nigeria, Mr Michael Derus, on Thursday announced the inauguration of the Deutsche Welle (DW)’s West Africa Regional Office in L...

DVB to switch from shortwave radio to online broadcast

October 2014 marks the end of an era for DVB radio, which was arguably the pioneer of Burmese exile broadcasting.

Radio silence: DVB goes off-air

October 2014 marks the end of an era for DVB radio, which was arguably the pioneer of Burmese exile broadcasting.

Global Short Wave IR Market Research Report

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Short Wave IR market was valued at $35.3 million in 2013, growing at the rate of 8.1% annually, and is projected to...

Fiji to host pageant

FIJI will again host the World Supermodel Pageant (WSP) 2014 at The Pearl South Pacific Resort and Spa at Pacific Habour.

Malcolm Turnbull v Mark Scott: the battle for the ABC

Mark Scott is no rabble rouser. Past profiles of the ABC managing director have described him as "vanilla", "cautious", "dull", "bureaucratic", "not one to make...

Apple, FBI Battle Over High-Tech Privacy Turf

What began as a software tweak by Apple to increase security on devices running iOS 8 has spilled into a heated debate between the U.S. Federal Bureau of Invest...

True, MCOT chew the fat

Pay TV operator TrueVisions is in talks with MCOT Plc about compensation it will pay the latter after its first concession expired last month.

Ericsson launches new TV, media solutions

New solutions....new television experiences for consumers Ericsson launches new TV, media solutions DUBAI, 8 days ago Ericsson, a leading provider of communicat...

beIN SPORTS Scores Big With Live Broadcast Of El Clasico In English And Spanish Last Week

MIAMI Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- beIN SPORTS, the international sports network, delivered 1,486,000 total viewers across both English and Spanish language ne...

Burkina Faso: Revolution or Protest?

Burkina Faso rarely makes the headlines. It is less known for politics than for hosting Africa’s leading film festival. President Blaise Compaoré has sought to ...

Kenya: Dstv to Deliver Cable Content in Growth Strategy

[CIO]Pay-TV provider MultiChoice Africa, which owns the DStv brand, is set to deliver its content through cables, a move analysts say will address high upfront ...

ATN launches another channel in collaboration with VIACOM: Rogers premieres "ATN-Rishtey"

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Asian Television Network International Limited (ATN) (TSXV-SAT), Canada's largest South Asian Broadcaster, is pleased to announce...

ClearTV Ltd. adds international programming partners to its roster of content providers

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearTV Ltd. (CLTV: F) is powering its line-up with new programming from a diverse set of international content p...

Deque Systems Releases WorldSpace Version 5.2

HERNDON, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deque Systems is today releasing a significant update to WorldSpace, its powerful enterprise-level software so...

Falklands: MW and FM Radio Update

20 October 2014 The Falkland Islands Government has advised that following storm damage earlier in the year to the Medium Wave Radio system,

Celtica Radio: Welsh online radio station jumps to FM

Three years after an Internet-only radio station based in Wales in the UK found itself entering people’s homes via medium wave, it’s now completed its journey t...

Celtica Radio: Welsh online radio station jumps to FM

Three years after an Internet-only radio station based in Wales in the UK found itself entering people’s homes via medium wave, it’s now completed its journey t...

An Open Letter To Gordon Robertson: Please Take Your Father Pat Off The Air!

Never fear, Pat! Gordon's got your back! by Gordon Robertson Executive Director Christian Broadcasting Network Co-Host, The 700 Club Dear Mr. Robertson: Rev. Da...

Pat Robertson calls gay rights activists terrorists

controversial comments about AIDS were obliterated by Anderson Cooper, televangelist Pat Robertson called gay rights activists "terrorists." On his Christian Br...

‘Gays are terrorists,’ claims televangelist

'They're trying to force people who are Christians to marry them or else face jail, to make cakes honouring them or else go to jail,' Pat Robertson said.

The Fix: No, Sam Brownback, it’s not the media’s fault you’re losing

Here's how embattled Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback diagnosed his political problems in an interview with Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody : “I think the...

Danger of the superstar effect

6/26/2014 During an interview between prominent gospel artiste Kirk Franklin and Scot Ross, producer of The 700 Club, a televised programme on the Christian Bro...

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Tensions high as Turkish ships enter Cyprus waters in search of gas

(Vatican Radio) Tensions are mounting between Cyprus and Turkey over Ankara’s plans to begin oil and gas exploration in areas of sea licenced to the Republic of...

Christian radio show host accused of molesting 3-year-old boy

A conservative Christian talk radio host was arrested this week and jailed on charges that he sexually assaulted a young boy.

Christian radio show host accused of molesting 3-year-old boy

A conservative Christian talk radio host was arrested this week and jailed on charges that he sexually assaulted a young boy.

WRCM-FM, 'New Life' 91.9 FM, to get new owner

Charlotte’s contemporary Christian radio station WRCM-FM (“New Life” 91.9) is to be taken over by a California religious broadcaster under an agreement announce...

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...

US Supreme Court Paves Way For National Gay Marriage – Christian Right Goes Into Meltdown

NEW YORK -- The US Supreme Court delivered a tacit victory for advocates of gay marriage on Monday, refusing to hear appeals on whether individual states can ba...

Revisiting OnCore Golf with its new president

A lot has happened since OnCore Golf was featured on " Power Pitch " in March. With a new president and more accreditation, the steel-centered golf ball manufac...

Sirius XM Grows Earnings Subscribers in Third Quarter

Sirius ‎XM Radio on Tuesday reported improved third-quarter earnings as it continued to grow its subscriber base. The satellite radio giant, led ...

Pandora Media loss narrows; listener hours up 25%

Pandora Media Inc. reported a 25% increase in the number of hours listeners tuned in during the third quarter, the first year-to-year comparison since the Inter...

Pandora Media loss narrows; listener hours up 25%

Pandora Media Inc. reported a 25% increase in the number of hours listeners tuned in during the third quarter, the first year-to-year comparison since the Inter...

Global Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Systems Market

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Systems in US$ Million by the following Product S...

Kremlin-funded RT launches channel to give Russian take on British affairs

RT, a Kremlin-funded broadcaster lauded by President Vladimir Putin, has launched a TV news channel in Britain, promising to challenge "dominant power structure...

China’s Hisense eyes Kenyan market

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 31 – Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense Limited is eyeing the Kenyan market as part of its East Africa strategy to boost sales and inc...

Inception Film Partners Acquires International Distribution Rights To Robin Williams' Final Film "Boulevard"

LOS ANGELES Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inception Film Partners, LLC, a global film sales and distribution company engaged in motion picture and television sa...

Addressing content challenges ahead of digital switchover

AHEAD of the 2015 deadline for the switch over from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting as set by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Afri...

Third republican exhibition ‘MEDIA EXPO-2014’

30.10.2014 21:35 Development of Kazakhstan’s media market was discussed at the 3 rd republican media exhibition Media EXPO-2014 In addition, the latest achievem...

The ministers of Central African countries are taking a decisive step toward the creation of a green economy

At the opening of the conference, the Vice Prime Minister of Defense and Veterans of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr. Tambo Loaba, announced a $3 mil...

Air Canada pilots ratify new labor contract

Air Canada’s pilots have ratified by a wide margin a 10-year labor contract that the airline’s executives characterized as “ground breaking.” According to the A...

GOP Hopes It Won't Need Immigration Reform To Win Over Colorado Latinos

DENVER -- Standing in her driveway in Aurora, Colorado, a diverse suburb just east of Denver, a woman listened impatiently on Monday as a 17-year-old canvasser ...

Canyon Capital Realty Advisors Provides $120-Million Construction Loan for Residential Development in Gowanus, Brooklyn

LOS ANGELES, Oct 31, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Canyon Capital Realty Advisors LLC (Canyon Realty), a real estate investment firm, has provided a $120-million seni...

Kocherlakota: I disagreed about ending stimulus over low inflation

Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota said Friday that he voted against ending the Federal Reserve’s bond-buying stimulus earlier this week because he believes th...

Boswell elected to PBS board for second term

Don Boswell president and CEO of WNED, has been voted a professional director on the board at the Public Broadcasting Service for a second term.Professional dir...

An Interview With Alex Blumberg, Public Radio Journalist Turned Entrepreneur

If you’ve listened to public radio at all in the past decade you’ll recognize the voice of Alex Blumberg. Part of the adenoidal-voice-amazing-stories class of b...

Yerevan and Amman sign sister-city agreement

Hripsime Arakelyan Public Radio of Armenia Amman, Jordan The delegation headed by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan was hosted today at the National Council of ...

Yerevan and Amman sign a sister-city agreement

Hripsime Arakelyan Public Radio of Armenia Amman, Jordan The delegation headed by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan was hosted today at the National Council of ...

Larisa Alaverdyan: The trial of two Azeris in Stepanakert quite legal

Armine Gevorgyan Public Radio of Armenia The trial of the two Azerbaijanis in Nagorno Karabakh is quite legal, Executive Director of the Foundation Against the ...

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.

Felixstowe: Pirate radio role is celebrated by town

People who worked on Radio Caroline when the station’s vessel was moored off Felixstowe in the 1960s will be visiting exhibitions in the town this weekend to ce...

A life on the ocean (medium) wave

For a short period, way back in the 1960s, millions of pop fans tuned into pirate radio ships, anchored several miles out from Britain’s shores, pumping out pop...

Michael Parkin: Gallery owner who championed Whistler and the Chelsea artists and was Radio Caroline's first managing director

Michael Parkin was a jovial and generous man who staunchly upheld the civilised principle that business should never be allowed to spoil fun. This only enhanced...

China's pirate radio stations threaten passenger jet safety: Xinhua

A plethora of pirate radio stations uncovered by China's authorities in a number of provinces could disrupt communications between passenger jet pilots and air ...

DJ celebrates 50 years on the air

Former pirate radio and Radio One DJ Dave Cash is celebrating 50 years of broadcasting. Cash, who still presents shows on BBC radio in the South, played his fir...