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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.

RadioTime Internet Radio Channel Available on the Roku Streaming Media Player

RadioTime, Inc, a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, and Roku Inc., a leading supplier of innovative digital media products, today announced the availability of the RadioTime channel for free on the Roku streaming media player.

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Radiance enhancement and shortwave upwelling radiative flux methods for efficient detection of cloud scenes

Abstract: The description, imagery and interpretation of cloud scenes by remote sensing datasets from Earth-orbiting satellites have become a great debate for s...

TuneIn Blocking Debacle: Bombing Internet Radio Back to the Stone Age

When it comes to copyright infringement matters, especially when that involves commercial players doing battle to prevent the wholesale spread of content, my ba...

Still no sign of missing pair six months after they were last seen

Police have renewed calls to locate two people missing in the Victorian Alps six months after their disappearance. Russell Hill was last heard on HF radio in th...

Increased extreme precipitation challenges nitrogen load management to the Gulf of Mexico

By setting up model experiments with and without climate variability, we distinguished and quantified how climate regulates N loads in this region. We found tha...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

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Lawmakers Criticize Changes at US International Broadcasting Networks

U.S. Agency for Global Media CEO Michael Pack is the first presidential appointee to serve in a new position created by Congress to modernize U.S.-funded broadc...

Neither Russians Nor Belarusians Favor Belarus Becoming Part Of The Russian Federation – OpEd

According to a new Superjob.ru poll, 39 percent of Russians say they’d vote for amalgamation if a referendum were held, but 24 percent say they’d vote against a...

Ex-Radio Free Europe official: Trump-appointed agency chief brought 'chaos and uncertainty'

Jamie Fly, former president and CEO of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, will sharply criticize Michael Pack, the new CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, fo...

Australia: I thought you said you were single?: analysing the new model defamation provisions publication rule

After almost a decade of deliberation, the Model Defamation Amendment Bill 2020 was passed in the New South Wales Parliament last month. The reforms import a ra...

U.S slaps sanctions on Iran judge over wrestler’s execution

WASHINGTON : The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an Iranian judge who sentenced a wrestler to death over his role in protests — an execution that...

Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

THE HAGUE : Prosecutors for a Hague-based international tribunal investigating war crimes committed during Kosovo’s 1990s independence war have arrested their f...

International Space Station EMERGENCY: NASA scrambles to shelter astronauts

Crew members on the orbiting space laboratory have just survived space junk passing perilously close to their home. The astronauts were told to shelter in the S...

Kazakhstan abolishes death penalty

Kazakhstan has joined the international document to abolish the death penalty, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Kazakhs...

Is it possible to have a security guard next to every virus?

The great international human experiment in Budapest, which was played as the Super Cup (Bayern-Sevilla 2-1), is over, but it will not be said with what result....

I Remember EB

“This is Radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines, broadcasting on 705 kilohertz on the medium wave broadcast band. We’d like to apologise for the break in transmis...

Granger turns down request from USA

The request was made through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which, in turn, channelled the request to the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. In the memo, ...

Guyana rejects request from US to relay VOA to Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana Government says it has turned down a request from the United States to relay the Voice of America (VOA) programmes to Vene...

Guyana says no to VOA relay to Venezuela

…Gov’t turns down US request to use its frequency to broadcast in Venezuela. THE Government of Guyana has turned down a request by the United States Government ...

Franklin Graham says US Democrats will 'close the Church down', insists 'the storm is coming'

Prominent US evangelist Rev Franklin Graham has said the Democratic party is "opposed to faith" and warned that any shift towards left-wing policy could see "th...

Nigeria: Operation Blessing Donates Hand Washing Station to Nigerian Red Cross

Operation Blessing, a humanitarian arm of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), popularly known as 700 Club, has donated a hand washing station to the Lagos...

PERSPECTIVE: Trump's Christian soldiers

A conservative northern Virginia pastor was holding court with his flock in the narthex of the church. This was in pre-pandemic times, before masks, social dist...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian Broadcast...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge Of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this week left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian...

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform and more business news

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform. Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 is launching a nationwide posit...

Cherie Brennan Releases "Safe In God's Care" to Radio

GOODLETTSVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES, August 25, 2020 / / -- MC1 Recording artist Cherie Brennan released “You Be The Light” to Christian Radio earlier this...

Christian Rock Group FALCONE RISING Releases “Brother” Single and Music Video

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, August 21, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- Creative Soul Records' group FALCONE RISING is impacting Christian radio stations nationwide this we...

Jim Daly: These 11 lessons among the blessings I've received while hosting radio show

Given my broken and dysfunctional childhood – my father abandoned us when I was 5 and my mother died of cancer when I was 9 – hosting a nationally syndicated Ch...

Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft defends school comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says comments he made that fathers would risk dying to send their children back to school ar...

Kim Cattrall does not disappoint in ‘Filthy Rich’

When I heard that Kim Cattrall would be starring in a network nighttime soap as the matriarch of a wealthy televangelist family, I smiled. So the most uncomprom...

‘Filthy Rich’ star Steve Harris breaks down new Fox series

Veteran actor Steve Harris, who played lawyer Eugene Young in “The Practice,” returns to the legal game in “Filthy Rich,” the new Fox drama airing Mondays at 9 ...

New Media Partnership Launched, Dedicated To Truth In Reporting

"In our commitment to deliver honest journalism, we are delighted to join forces with Real America's Voice to expand the reach of our online, podcast, and new T...

What’s on TV This Week: ‘A Cry in the Dark’ and ‘The Masked Singer’

Between network, cable and streaming, the modern television landscape is a vast one. Here are some of the shows, specials and movies coming to TV this week, Sep...

TV Talk: Soaps ‘Ratched’ and ‘Filthy Rich’ bubble up

7 minutes ago. Actress Sarah Paulson starred in writer/producer Ryan Murphy’s “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and multiple seasons of “Ameri...

Xperi : and FM-world Partner to Expand Coverage of DTS Connected Radio Services in Italy and Beyond

The integration of FM-world content into the Xperi platform feeds live data and streams to the DTS Connected Radio system for Italian broadcasters and all FM-wo...

Time for full digitisation of radio

WE at the Jamaica Observer have a stake in the transformation of Jamaica into a digital society. It would give us a tremendous opportunity to continue to better...

EU issues digital radio

LONDON, UK — The European Electronic Communications Code (EECC), which entered into force on 20 December 2018, must be transposed into national legislation by E...

‘Stuttering John,’ of Howard Stern fame, sues Sirius XM

NEW YORK John Melendez, who became known as Stuttering John as a longtime sidekick to radio and television host Howard Stern, has sued Sirius XM Holdings Inc fo...

RS Charts: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘WAP’ Continues Reign at Number One

The Rolling Stone Top 100 chart tracks the most popular songs of the week in the United States. Songs are ranked by song units, a number that combines audio str...

Kapuso journalists join Deped’s Teacher-Broadcaster Training Program

GMA broadcast journalists Jessica Soho, Arnold Clavio, Kara David, Sandra Aguinaldo, and Atom Araullo are taking part in the Department of Education (DepEd)’s T...

Unique SberBox smart streamer for any TV with HDMI ports: video, music, games, and even hairdresser appointments

Sber has unveiled an innovative device, a multimedia set-top box / media player called the SberBox, which comes with a family of Salute virtual assistants and v...

Comcast and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network’s Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

On September 29, REVOLT will be added in HD to the Xfinity Digital Starter package in Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Ja...

Comcast and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network s Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

On September 29, REVOLT will be added in HD to the Xfinity Digital Starter package in Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Ja...

Comcast : and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network's Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

Comcast and REVOLT, the unapologetically Hip Hop content platform from Sean “Diddy” Combs dedicated to the creators of this generation, have reached an agreemen...

10 years after introducing data, Globe Telecom embarks on ambitious network upgrade anew

MANILA, Philippines Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe Telecom (Globe) announces its largest network upgrade to date, 10 years after it introduced data with i...

Self-Organizing Network (SON) Market Share, Growth Forecast- Global Industry Outlook 2026 By Cisco Systems, Inc., AMDOCS, elefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

A comprehensive Self-Organizing Network (SON) report provides with CAGR value fluctuation during the forecast period of 2020-2027 for the market. A market resea...

MCMC: Telcos to optimise existing spectrum for 4G, 700MHz to be released later based on need

The initial target of rolling out 5G in Q3 2020 has taken a back seat as the government is now prioritising improvements of existing 4G networks. — SoyaCincau p...

Telit and OpticalLock help businesses use cellular IoT to prevent cargo theft, counterfeiting and enable rapid asset recovery

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that OpticalLock is using the Telit xE910 family of modules to help railroads, shipping...

Largest network upgrade ng Globe tatapusin sa 2021

Magsasagawa ng upgrade ang Globe Telecom at ito ang maituturing na largest network upgrade sa kasaysayan ng network company. Ang hakbang ay pagtugon ng Globe sa...

Los Angeles District Attorney Won’t Prosecute Reporter Arrested While Covering Shooting of Deputies

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will not pursue charges against a reporter who was accused of interfering with an arrest and thrown to the gro...

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

Vice President Mike Pence waves to an audience as he arrives at a "Cops for Trump" listening session inside of the Intercontinental Hotel at Minneapolis- St. Pa...

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

Vice President Mike Pence waves to an audience as he arrives at a "Cops for Trump" listening session inside of the Intercontinental Hotel at Minneapolis- St. Pa...

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

Vice President Mike Pence waves to an audience as he arrives at a "Cops for Trump" listening session inside of the Intercontinental Hotel at Minneapolis- St. Pa...

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

Vice President Mike Pence waves to an audience as he arrives at a "Cops for Trump" listening session inside of the Intercontinental Hotel at Minneapolis- St. Pa...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall get 'Screwed Up' on new single

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall throw up their H's on "Screwed Around," an ode to the city's slab culture and more. The song came together during the pandemic lockdo...

Arts & Entertainment

Fayez Sarofim’s name will adorn the next building at Rice University, a $25 million home for the Visual and Dramatic Arts Department that further defines an art...

100 greatest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songs of the 1980s

It’s the decade when the biggest pop stars of all time reached their peaks. It’s when the post-disco era of dance music took shape. It’s when alternative rock h...

DJ MistaJam leaving BBC radio after 15 years

Real name Peter Dalton, MistaJam was born in Nottingham and began DJing at local events as a teenager before taking on a role at a local pirate radio station. ...

Billboard goes up showing Bristol's first Black female DJs

A new billboard has gone up in St Werburghs in celebration of one of the first Black female DJs in Bristol who 'changed the Bristol music scene'. The DJ and art...

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands

PATRICK FREYNE IS best known as a journalist, but scratch the surface of his life and you’ll find lots of unexpected stories lurking. Think camping on wasteland...

What Have We Become?

My friend and mentor the much-missed Gordon Wilson used to run Radio Free Scotland, a pirate radio station supporting Independence. It was entirely illegal broa...

It happened today – this day in history – August 15

1968: Pirate Radio Free London begins transmitting. 1969: The three-day Woodstock Festival began on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. Atten...