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Anadolu Agency journalism training program ends

By Sumeyye Ozer ANKARA. Anadolu Agency’s New Generation Journalists' Training Program ended Tuesday. The two-day program was the latest event Anadolu Agency's News Academy hosted in capital Ankara. Nine students -- including Afghan, Nigerian, Iraqi, Indonesian, Bangladeshi, Albanian and Moroccan....

Disney Offers to Buy Sky News to Aid Rupert Murdoch’s Bid for Sky

LONDON — The Walt Disney Company offered to buy Sky News on Tuesday — but not because the British news channel is core to Disney’s business. Instead, the offer is meant to help Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox buy full control of Sky News’s parent company, the broadcaster Sky, a deal that has languished amid concern here in Britain that Mr.

Two Disney Dreamers Awarded Summer Internship with Essence Magazine

*The time spent at the Disney Dreamers Academy for Dreamers Jordan Purvis and Victoria D. Hardy was not only magical but laid the foundation to fulfill their dreams. Jordan, a 15-year old sophomore attends J.D. Clement Early College High School in North Carolina and Victoria a 17-year old junior....

Despite What Foreign Ministry Says, World Cup Boycott Hardly ‘The Worst’ West Is Planning – OpEd

By Paul Goble At the end of last week, Russian foreign ministry spokesperson Mariya Zakharova said the West has as its main goal now organizing a boycott of the 2018 World Cup, a statement quite likely issued so that when a boycott doesn’t happen, Moscow can claim victory and say the world has repudiated Washington and London.

Anadolu Agency begins journalism training program

By Sumeyye Ozer. ANKARA. Anadolu Agency on Monday launched a “New Generation Journalists Training Program” for aspiring students of journalism. The two-day program is the latest in a long series of such events Anadolu Agency's News Academy hosts in Ankara.

Anadolu Agency Begins Journalism Training Program

9 students from 7 countries to receive training in Turkish capital on newswriting techniques and new media. Anadolu Agency on Monday launched a "New Generation Journalists Training Program" for aspiring students of journalism. The two-day program is the latest in a long series of such events Anadolu Agency's News Academy hosts in Ankara.

Fewer Tatarstan Voters Took Part In 2018 Election Than In 2012, And Fewer Voted For Putin – OpEd

Putin lost 18,000 supporters in Kazan, 16,000 in Zelenodolsk, and 12,000 in Almetyevsk; and in an indication that this reflected a real change in the president’s support, the falloff was greatest in polling places with electronic voting machines where falsification was more difficult, according to....

Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy. Earlier, he served as vice dean for the social sciences and humanities at Audentes University in Tallinn and a senior research....

NHK WORLD-JAPAN is New Name for International TV Service of NHK, Effective April 2

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Effective Monday, April 2, 2018, NHK WORLD-JAPAN will be the new name for the international television broadcasting service of NHK, previously known as NHK WORLD TV. This fresh start as NHK WORLD-JAPAN is intended to establish greater global recognition....

UA TV starts broadcasting to occupied territories of Crimea, Donbas

TV channel ‘Multimedia platform of foreign broadcasting of Ukraine’ (UA TV) has started broadcasting in a test mode in territories of Donetsk region and annexed Crimea that are not under Ukraine’s control. According to the press release of the Information Policy Ministry, from the TV tower in....

Dry and higher temperatures today

March 28, 2018 – Dry and warm this week with breezy north winds at times. Discussion. Upper level ridging will bring dry weather and increasingly warm weather through Thursday, when temperatures are expected to peak. Upper level ridging begins to flatten out Friday ahead of an approaching shortwave trough, which moves through Saturday.

Moldovans Rally For Unity With Romania And Against Pro-Moscow President – OpEd

The meeting occurred on another centenary, that of the unification of Bessarabia with Romania in 1918. The organizers styled the event as “a Grand National Assembly,” and it featured sympathic Moldovan and Romanian politicians ( Former Romanian President Traian Băsescu led some 2000 people from Romania to take part in the demonstration.

Dashing Hopes, Lukashenka Cracks Down On Commemorations Of Belarusian Peoples Republic Centennial – OpEd

In advance of the various meetings on this anniversary that would have been the first such public manifestations about the BNR in 20 years, the Belarusian government detained organizers and leading opposition figures setting their court dates for tomorrow or later to keep them away from the activities.

Radio waves in the ionosphere Propagation, generation and detection

Sammanfattning: We discuss various topics concerning the propagation, generation, and detec-tionof high-frequency (HF) radio waves in the Earth's ionosphere. With re-gardsto propagation, we derive a full wave Hamiltonian and a polarization evo-lutionequation for electromagnetic waves in a cold, stratified magnetoplasma.

Star India vs Airtel Digital TV: War over tariff hike gets ugly ahead of IPL 2018

Star India on Friday lashed out at Airtel Digital TV for overcharging their customers. For a while now, Airtel Digital TV customers have been seeing a banner on Star channels saying they might go off-air if the operator does not renew the contract. Star India has taken to Twitter, claiming they have not raised the tariff.

Permalink to Preserving musical traditions

Back in school, he was the pioneer of the Radio Club at school and the Rocket Club. “I became very notorious, causing havoc,” he tells us, with a mischievous grin. Kavichandran’s first involvement with music, dates back to his boarding days. At the time, all Christian students had to get up an hour early for church.

Loss-Making Public Institutions Post 10Tln Won Deficit

South Korea’s loss-making public institutions posted a combined deficit of nine-point-seven trillion won, or nine-point-three billion U.S. dollars, over the past five years. According to a report by the National Assembly Budget Office Saturday, 13 firms were in the red between 2012 and 2016.

Centenary Of Russian Civil War May Create More Problems For Moscow Than Did That Of 1917 – OpEd

But in doing so, they generally forgot that Moscow must now cope with the centenary of the Russian Civil War, an event that in many parts of the empire revealed even deeper splits than did the revolutions themselves and on that lasted one year but three or far more depending on which part of the country one is talking about.

Voice Of America In Iran Propagandizes For The Ayatollahs

Why do people in Iran the U.S. Voice of America (VOA the “Voice of Ayatollahs”? Tragically, rather than promote our national interests, VOA regurgitates Iranian regime propaganda. Millions of Iranians hunger for freedom from their repressive, theocratic regime —as evidenced by the 2009 Green....

Hunger Spreads In Turkmenistan – OpEd

Over the last few weeks the situation has only deteriorated from what it was at the end of February – see windowoneurasia2.blogspot.com/2018/03/food-riots-in-turkmenistan-have-now.html – with ever higher prices not only for increasingly scare food but also for transportation and medical care (....

China Gives Communist Party More Control Over Policy and Media

Advertisement Continue reading the main story China’s main state-run radio and television broadcasters, domestic and international, will be merged into a single conglomerate called the “Voice of China,” which will be a state entity under the leadership of the party’s propaganda department.

Amateur radio club plans meeting

A presentation about experiences of the American Radio Relay Leagues’ “Force of 50” who were sent to Puerto Rico last fall for hurricane recovery efforts is planned in April. Valerie Hotzfeld of Crescent City, Illinois, will be the speaker, presenting over Skype during a meeting of the Columbus Amateur Radio Club at 7 p.

Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy. Earlier, he served as vice dean for the social sciences and humanities at Audentes University in Tallinn and a senior research....

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Analysis and recommendations for medium term alternatives to HF radios to operate an early warning system in Central Africa

Overview. A project that currently operates a network of 160+ HF radios as an early warning system for rural villages in Central Africa is seeking advices to consider possible medium term technological alternatives. The project. Community Resilience in Central Africa (CRCA) is a 5-year USAID-funded....

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In C.P. Snow’s 1954 novel, The New Men Paul Goble , about the beginnings of the Cold War, one character, who writes literacy criticism for the BBC, reflects on how difficult it is for a Western intellectual to respond to America’s use of a nuclear weapon against Nagasaki only a few days after it had dropped the first on Hiroshima.

Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy. Earlier, he served as vice dean for the social sciences and humanities at Audentes University in Tallinn and a senior research....

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A Candy From Mars and America's Sweetness

In the early 1980s, my family would gather at night around our battery-powered shortwave radio, listening to Voice of America. Back then I knew the broadcast on...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

thewharf Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe Philippa Mo’s six-year-old self was initially drawn to the violin for its shape, not its sound....

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be Philippa’s favourite stage yet. The 42-year-old has curated a series of six classical concerts at the building’s Sh...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, Pages 596: Feasibility of Estimating Cloudy-Sky Surface Longwave Net Radiation Using Satellite-Derived Surface Shortwave Net Radiation

Abstract Surface longwave net radiation (LWNR) is a vital component in the surface radiation budget. Major progress has been made in the estimations of clear-sk...

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New advertising levy on TV channels urged to fund Irish content

and TG4 , “to be acceptable on competition and fairness grounds”. Those broadcasters could then apply to the BAI to use the funds generated by the levy to make ...

New levy on ‘opt-out’ television channels urged for funding of Irish content

The broadcasting regulator should place a levy on television channels that sell advertising in the Irish market and then use the sums raised to fund Irish conte...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 [th] , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreeme...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 th , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreement ...

Women listed as inventors in third of global patent filings: UN

The UN on Thursday hailed a significant increase in women listed as inventors in global patent filings over the past decade, but warned a pronounced gender gap ...

Wellington school to completely drop NCEA in favour of Cambridge exams

A private girls' school says it's the first in Wellington to drop NCEA assessments altogether in favour of another system. Principal of Chilton Saint James Scho...

Nationwide raids round up illegal foreigners

Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal, deputy commissioner of tourist police, oversees the interrogation of foreign suspects at a hotel in Bangkok, one of 118 locations r...

Arthur eager for Pakistan to resume full home cricket schedule

Nine years on from the armed attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur says he hopes "we're really close" to the world's leading ...

MIL-OSI USA: International Intellectual Property Day

Source: US International Trade Administration. This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. By Stevan Mitchell, Director, Offic...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

A Christian Awakening?

Last week at Wheaton College, an evangelical school in Illinois, evangelicals met to discuss the events of our time and the future of the church. The only thing...

Church and State Church of The Donald Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV. By Ruth Graham

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. The Music City campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb ...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

This was the second time Farida was touring the US. Her first time was in 2014, when she got an invitation from the popular American CBN (Christian Broadcasting...

All media houses adhere to the same laws, there are no sacre...

A few months ago, a local Christian radio station, Amazing Grace, aired a controversial sermon that attracted a flurry of condemnations, especially among women....

African press review 25 April 2018

Will today's strike by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) bring the nation to a standstill? The Israeli government scraps plans to forcibly de...

Amazing Grace radio station loses licence

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Tuesday revoked the broadcasting licence of Amazing Grace Christian Radio. The revocation, according to RURA Spo...

Rwanda shuts radio station for airing hateful sermon against women

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority on Tuesday announced the revocation of the broadcasting license of a local radio station after airing a sermon that was pe...

Rwanda revokes the licence for Christian radio accused of hate

Amazing Grace FM Head Office in Kigali. Rwanda's communication regulator has revoked the broadcasting licence of the Christian radio station for breaching broad...

Political Cornflakes: Forget Fox News. Christian TV is becoming the go-to Trump fawning network

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2016, photo, former Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des...

Church and State

The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. By signing up you agree to receive email newsle...

PRIEST QUESTIONS FIJI’S NEW CHRISTIAN TV STATION

. SUVA, Fiji Islands (January 31, 2002 – Radio Australia)---Fiji’s first 24-hour Christian television station has begun broadcasting, amid concerns over the typ...

'Make America Christian Again': How religious nationalism explains the rise of Donald Trump

Christian nationalism has played a central role in the popular rise of Donald Trump and will continue to do so, according to a new report by three US sociologis...

Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition

. Current: Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition. Christian TV producers Mark Bu...

Comedian Tom Papa returning to CityStage

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television, radio and podcasts, as...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Southington police upgrade from analog to digital radios

SOUTHINGTON — A recent switch from analog to digital radio communications is the final piece of a $2 million upgrade designed to give the police department bett...

StarTimes Ghana Presents Real LED TV, 20 Deco...

StarTimes Ghana have presented a jumbo Real LED TV and 20 decoders to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] as their contribution in sponsoring the 43r...

More Ghanaians Prefer Flat Screen TV Now

A Satellite Monitor Study has revealed that more Ghanaians have switched to the usage of flat screen digital television sets from the old analogue type 'hunchba...

Airtel Digital TV numbers up

BENGALURU: Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) reported 9.5 per cent and 10.7 per cent growth in operating revenue for its Airtel Digital TV Servic...

SES expands its reach in Ghana to four million TV homes

Despite Ghana’s slow transition from analogue to digital terrestrial, satellite operator, SES, has succeeded in breaking the digitization market by reaching fou...

Regime rescues digital TV firms

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will allow digital TV operators to transfer their licences to other private companies as part of measures to res...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

(RTTNews) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year. Tota...

Huawei’s P20 Pro and MediaPad M5 launched

HUAWEI Consumer Business Group launched in Saudi Arabia its new phone “Huawei P20 Pro”, the first smartphone with a triple-lens camera co-engineered with Leica,...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

SEOUL (dpa-AFX) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

The "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. SK Telecom announced on December ...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" SK Telecom announced on December 15 l...

Danish Court Sentences Inventor To Life For Woman's Murder In 'Submarine Case'

15 hrs ago Read more: New Hampshire Public Radio - The submarine UC3 Nautilus of Danish inventor Peter Madsen sits in Copenhagen, Denmark. A court has sentenced...

Ex-Minneapolis cop intends to plead not guilty in killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman after she called 911 to report a possible assault intends to plead ...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

Feds shut down pirate radio station 'Big City' in Roxbury

Calling itself "Big City," a pirate radio station was shut down Monday after authorities warned the operators numerous times it was operating illegally and inte...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...