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Comment, : The ignoble journalism of Ghana and our “Demo crazy”

The strong perception etched on my mind over the years about journalism makes me demand a lot of professionalism from Ghanaian journalists.

The ignoble journalism of Ghana and our “Demo crazy”

As a very young man in preparatory school in the early 80s I had great deal of respect and admiration for the journalism profession, thanks to my late uncle's loves for world news i.e. the BBC, cnn Deutsche Welle TV, Nbc and discovery channels. I was simply overwhelmed by the planning, preparation....

Wake up and smell the future

Despite my joy at Kamla Persad-Bissessar becoming the country's first female Prime Minister, there is something that has upset me. Certain radio stations are carrying on about Patrick Manning and the PNM, instead of congratulating Persad-Bissessar and the coalition.

Aid convoy en route to Gaza

(CNN) -- A convoy of boats carrying food and aid to Gaza, attempting to defy an Israeli blockade, has been approached by three Israeli ships, according to the Twitter page of Free Gaza, one organizati...

'Personal tragedy' for David Laws, says Ken Clarke

Justice Secretary says it is a ''personal tragedy'' for the senior Lib Dem who stepped down as Treasury Chief Secretary over expenses claims but suggested he ''may well satisfy the parliamentary commissioner''.

Scott, the golf club and a mystery woman

Celebrity sports commentator Darren Scott is nursing stitches after being hit over the head with a golf club in a brawl with patrons outside a Hillcrest pub.

The media works best when it is free and independent

April 4 2010: Not so long ago, Botswana Parliament, that lapdog of the executive, hastily passed what was to be known as the Media Practitioners Act. Under that piece of law, which has since been rejected...

Sarah Palin biographer claims he is the ideal neighbour

An author working on a critical biography of Sarah Palin who was criticised by her for renting a house next door has claimed he is an ideal person to "guarantee their privacy" and has shooed tourists away from their home.

Old-fashioned scandal closes in on the coalition's new politics

David Laws was the rising star of the 'new politics' – and the holder of its most difficult job. His dramatic departure last night threatens not only the government's puritanical image, but the credibility of its cuts As he travelled by train from Yorkshire to London late last week, David Cameron....

Laws 'may soon be back in government'

Senior Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have raised the prospect of a speedy return to Government for David Laws in the wake of his resignation from the Cabinet over expenses abuses.

Battalion among hardest hit in Afghan war

FORWARD OPERATING BASE FRONTENAC, Afghanistan (AP) -- It was Aug. 10, 2009 in the Arghandab River Valley, a hot and dusty day full of unknowns....

Former Ill. governor faces fight of his life

The day before Rod Blagojevich's world came crashing down, he stood before the TV cameras confident and defiant, as always, declaring he had nothing to hide, even as a giant political scandal was about to engulf him.

Former Ill. governor faces fight of his life

The day before Rod Blagojevich's world came crashing down, he stood before the TV cameras confident and defiant, as always, declaring he had nothing to hide, even as a giant political scandal was about to engulf him.

Australia mining tax architect rules out retreat

The architect of Australia's controversial new resources tax rejected any weakening of the proposal Thursday, as pension funds warned miners that their vocal opposition was only hurting share prices. Treasury secretary Ken Henry also denied the planned 40 percent "super tax" on mining profits would....

Aid ships poised to defy Gaza blockade

A convoy of ships containing pro-Palestinian activists and aid destined for the blockaded Gaza Strip has prepared to steam south from Cyprus towards Israeli naval vessels determined to stop them.

Bulgaria's Ex PM Stanishev Expects Politically Motivated Charges

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has stated that he expected to be charged by the Prosecutor's Office on political grounds. "I am ready, and I know that there is a political intention for that on part of the government," the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party Stanishev told the national radio on Sunday.

Socialists Claim Bulgaria's Deputy PMs Fight for Domination

Bulgaria's two Deputy Prime Ministers are in war over economic influence, according to Socialist MP Korneliya Ninova. "Deputy PMs Simeon Djankvo and Tsvetan Tsvetanov don't see eye to eye. In our view, they are fight for economic domination," Ninova said Sunday as cited by Darik Radio. ...

Scott, the golf club and a mystery woman

Celebrity sports commentator Darren Scott is nursing stitches after being hit over the head with a golf club in a brawl with patrons outside a Hillcrest pub.

I understand the plight of the common man -- Law-maker Anand Ramlogan

Gifted human rights attorney Anand Ramlogan, who filed, fought and won ground breaking suits against the State, is now the chief defender and law-maker of Government. He is also the most high-profile attorney to assume the post, stepping away from a lucratrive practice to serve.

Hi-Tech 101: Down the dial

Ten thousand songs. That's how many I figure I need for my radio station. This is a station that won't be found on the AM or FM band, it's exclusively for my use. My 10,000 songs have a home on my computer's hard drive, and I'm be able to listen to them either directly on the computer, or the other....

RFE/RL President Gedmin Promotes New Station in Pakistan

In the midst of the controversy regarding the decision to ban YouTube and Facebook, RFE/RL President Jeffrey Gedmin visited Pakistan for five days to discuss media freedom.

Alastair Campbell: Tears and testosterone at No 10

The former Downing Street press chief reveals the 'absolute mania' of the Blair-Brown years, confesses his own 'angst', and inadvertently provides a clue as to why more women aren't fighting to lead the Labour party The day I meet Alastair Campbell is his 53rd birthday.

Beasley Broadcast Group Enters Into Agreement to Manage Two Las Vegas Radio Stations

Transaction Expected to be Immediately Additive to Operating Results Beasley Broadcast Group Secures Option to Purchase Managed Station...

Obama on BP spill: buck stops with me

Barack Obama blames BP for the oil spill crisis and says he takes responsibility for solving it. But as Tom Clarke writes for Channel 4 News , the "top kill" operation is an unknown quantity.

SABC: New board, old chaos

South African Broadcasting Corporation
Questions have been raised about SABC chairperson Ben Ngubane's role in lobbying for the adoption of Japanese digital broadcasting technology.

iheartradio Introduces Commercial-Free Programming

SAN ANTONIO - Clear Channel Radio today unveiled the latest version of its top-ranked iheartradio mobile application, featuring commercial-free content from top radio personalities, over 750 local radio stations, celebrity-hosted channels, exclusive videos and on-demand traffic reports.

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Easy like Sunday morning

1. 90 years ago on July 23, 1927, the Bombay Presidency Radio Club started broadcasting over Indian airwaves. This was the start of radio in India. It was later...

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

All India Radio Earns Rs 10 Crore From PM's 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in th...

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals

PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' h...

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Kazakhstan: Civic And Ethnic Identities Only Two Among Many – OpEd

By Paul Goble Like their Russian counterparts, Kazakh experts have long debated the relative strength of civic and ethnic attachments, Gulmira Ileuova says; but...

For The Chekists, Navalny Is The Yeltsin Of 1987 – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many have forgotten that in May 1987, Boris Yeltsin, then head of the Moscow city committee of the CPSU, received representatives of the chauvinis...

Caucasus Emirate Far From Dead But Focused Now On Syria – OpEd

She details the splits within the organization since the death of Emir Doku Umarov in 2013 and notes the absence of any single agreed-upon leader above the regi...

Can both Presidents leave the country?

By Josef Omorotionmwan. A T the presidential level, what we have today is a big improvement on what we had during the President Musa Yar’ Adua years. During the...

Woman misses flight in UAE, police offer luxury...

The community police division of Sharjah Police has helped a Russian woman who missed her flight at Sharjah international airport. The woman, who arrived late, ...

Damac explores opportunities in Malta

Damac International is considering to expand its operations in Malta given the favourable tax climate and its vibrant tourism sector. Recently the company Chair...

Red Cross chief visits besieged city on Yemen's front lines

CAIRO (AP) — The chief of the international Red Cross chief has made a rare visit to the front lines in Yemen, taking a dirt road on Monday to reach the besiege...

Red Cross chief visits besieged city on Yemen's front lines

The chief of the international Red Cross chief has made a rare visit to the front lines in Yemen, taking a dirt road on Monday to reach the besieged western of ...

Greece announces return to bond market with 5-year issue

Greece says it will issue a five-year bond on Tuesday, in the country's first attempt to return to international borrowing markets since a single bond issue in ...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

How Evangelicals Are Influencing President Trump

Trump’s White House Has Evangelicals ‘On Speed Dial,’ Says Activist Who Prayed Over President. Evangelical Christians have unprecedented access to President Do...

Spicer Finally Takes On-Camera Questions — From Christian Broadcasting Network

The White House has not held an on-camera daily press briefing since June 29, and Sarah Sanders, the deputy press secretary, is scheduled to again take question...

After failing on health care, McConnell's rep

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) listens to a question during a press conference following the weekly policy meeting at the U.S. Capitol Dec. 1, 20...

Juan Williams: Trump's war on U.S. intelligence

Last week, President Trump said it is just blather — not a fact — that Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted him to win the presidency. “So, what I keep heari...

Francis makes ‘symbolic’ €25,000 donation to East Africa famine

Want create site? Find and plugins. Free WordPress Themes In an unprecedented gesture, Pope Francis has made a “symbolic contribution” of 25,000 euros to the UN...

Francis makes 'symbolic' €25,000 donation to East Africa famine

Pubblicato il: 21/07/2017 17:24. In an unprecedented gesture, Pope Francis has made a "symbolic contribution" of 25,000 euros to the UN Food and Agriculture Org...

Lighthouse Christian Radio celebrates its 13th Anniversary

With the slogan, “Shining the Light on Darkness”, Lighthouse Christian Radio 101.3FM has been providing a variety of Christian-based programming and music for 2...

Sabahan goes to court in bid to start Christian radio station

Sabahan Ronnie Vun is seeking a court application to allow a Christian radio station in Sabah and Sarawak. — Picture courtesy of Ronnie Vun. KOTA KINABALU, July...

Communion wafers must contain some gluten, Vatican says

The directive, which was dated June 15 but received significant attention only after it was reported by Vatican Radio on Saturday, affirms an existing policy. B...

Christian TV to Sean Spicer: People are wondering how to pray for you

Spicer appeared via a video feed standing under the hot morning sun in the White House courtyard, where he fielded friendly questions about health care, the Rus...

Controversial Moroccan Christian Preacher Challenges Salafi Scholar to Debate

Rabat – The controversial Moroccan Christian preacher Brother Rachid has challenged Moroccan Salafi scholar Mohamed El Fizazi to debate Islam and Christianity. ...

This apocalyptic Korean Christian group goes by different names. Critics say it's just a cult.

A visit with Chairman Lee. The members of Shinchonji call him “Chairman Lee,” or just “the chairman.” In church literature, he is also variously identified as “...

Christian Television Network host to bring talents to stage at Dulcet

Derrick Williams, host of the Christian Television Network's The Gospel Voice , brings something new to New Port Richey this month. Beginning July 23, the vocal...

Christian TV In Russia Bribes LGBT To Leave The Country

Christian TV In Russia Offers To Pay LGBT To Leave The Country For Good. Russia’s religious TV channel is offering to send LGBT Russians abroad for good, so th...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, she revealed tha...

Editorial: Don’t encrypt county radio traffic without proof it is necessary

If law enforcement agencies in Deschutes County are going to encrypt their radio traffic, they need to come up with better examples of why it is necessary. Publ...

Smooth jazz fans get an HD Radio station in DFW that’s easy to listen to

The music has already been changing, with a soft launch that began last Thursday (and, as was the case with the “traditional” version of the Oasis, it’s not all...

Do or die time for digital TV operators

After three years of digital TV operations, a clear-cut picture is emerging of those who will rise and those who will fall by the wayside. Industry experts agre...

BEC World Public : AIS denies channel takeover report

July 23 --Mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service (AIS) has denied a media report that it is preparing to take over a digital TV channel. AIS on Saturday se...

AIS denies channel takeover report

Mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service (AIS) has denied a media report that it is preparing to take over a digital TV channel. AIS on Saturday sent a lette...

Top-tier telly for your living room

A stunning addition to anyone’s living room, the Samsung Q7F QLED TV is a 65-inch TV with excellent 4K ultra HD pictures as well as plenty of fun IPTV and smart...

Raeanna Group Committed to Deploy over 1000 Sites in Nigeria using NuRAN's GSM Solution

QUEBEC, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/17 -- NuRAN Wireless Inc. ("NuRAN Wireless" or the "Company") (CSE: NUR)(CSE: NUR.CN)(CNSX: NUR)(OTC: NRRWF) is pleased...

Lack of IDs cut sim card sales -Airtel MD

You have been here for a year now as the Airtel MD. What is your general assessment of the telecommunication business in Uganda? Telecommunication business in U...

JioPhone: After Qualcomm, Spreadtrum Also Announce Partnership to Make 'India Ka Smartphone'

Semiconductor company Spreadtrum through Twitter has announced a partnership with Reliance Jio to make 4G VoLTE powered JioPhone. This comes after Qualcomm had ...

OnePlus 5 Gets New Software Update to Fix '911 Reboot' Glitch

OnePlus has released a new software update to take care of a recent software glitch-- 911 reboot. While the issue was restricted to some parts of the world, the...

Why your Wi-Fi feels so slow sometimes

By Brian Fung The Washington Post. Randall Munroe, creator of the popular webcomic XKCD, is just like the rest of us: He struggles with Internet reliability. In...

As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way Of Life In Danger

. Out here, in West Pokot County, Kenya , the landscape looks like Mars - red clay, rocks, and in the distance, a mountain so bare, it looks like a giant bould...

Wisconsin has long history of devastating floods

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Though this summer's rains have caused extensive flooding in parts of Wisconsin, flooding has always been a part of life in the state beca...

Wisconsin has long history of devastating floods

French settlers in Prairie du Chien made one of the first written records of flooding in the state in 1785, calling it "the year of great waters," Wisconsin Pub...

Wisconsin has long history of devastating floods

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Though this summer's rains have caused extensive flooding in parts of Wisconsin, flooding has always been a part of life in the state becau...

Louisiana Public Broadcasting seeking Vietnam War stories

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Public Broadcasting is searching for stories about how the Vietnam War affected its state residents. The new initiative — call...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

The Psychedelic Furs are back by popular demand

Updated 10 minutes ago. Their songs were college radio staples in the early '80s — “The Ghost in You,” “Heartbreak Beats,” “All That Money Wants,” “House,” “Lov...

Jeff Moehlis: Break On Through with Robby Krieger from The Doors

There was a guy, Bob Brinkmeyer or something like that, and he ran the radio show out at the college. So we did a lot of shows with him, you know, just on the c...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 71 Comments 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Heritage railway stations tuning into the 1960s

A HERITAGE railway will be hosting a special tribute to pirate radio during its festival celebrating the 1960s. An exhibition dedicated to the history of offsho...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Kanu Or Saraki: Who Is A Greater Threat To Nigeria?

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who the government of President Buhari inadvertently made popular after it sent him into detention. Before then he was a lit...

Tomatoes and Watermelons

From Naewna, May 27, 2017 Title: Fate of Thailand…!! Man on left: Turbulent city bombing. Koo Tee. [Early suspicion about the bombing at the military-run hospit...