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NPR pundit axed over Muslim remark has 2-book deal

The commentator fired by National Public Radio in October for his remarks about Muslims has a deal to write two books.

Don't sanitise parliamentary broadcasts, Bunting tells P

GENERAL Secretary of the People's National Party Peter Bunting has questioned a decision by the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ) to, in recent weeks, carry delayed instead of live broadcasts of sittings of Parliament. The PBCJ usually transmit live, uncensored taping of sittings of....

Paris concerned for 15,000 French nationals in Ivory Coast

Paris - The French government on Thursday expressed concern for the welfare of 15,000 off its nationals in the Ivory Coast, in light of the ongoing power struggle since last month's presidential election. "Our main concern is that violence does not erupt," Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie told public radio Inter.

Palestinians, Israelis React To Collapse Of Negotiations

Copyright © 2010 National Public Radio. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. STEVE INSKEEP, host: So that's the view from Washin...

New Policy Paper Recommends Transformation of Public Media

WASHINGTON Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation released a aimed at federal support for public broadcasting, a subject of considerable debate in recent months, and the reforms necessary to obtain that support.

Armenian-Russian Business Forum Seeks Growth in Economic Ties

Entrepreneurs from Armenia and Russia met in Yerevan on Monday for Business forum aimed at increasing economic activity and cooperation between companies operating in the two countries, Armenian Public Radio reported.

Hackney Homes shuts down illegal pirate radio station operators

Hackney Homes has teamed up with Ofcom to successfully shut down illegal radio stations operating on estates in Hackney. Recently two people were charged further to a pirate radio station being identified and closed down on an estate and over 14 masts, transmitters and recording equipment have been removed this year.

Five Somalis to stand trial in Netherlands for piracy

The Hague - Five Somalis suspected of having abducted two South Africans from their yacht off the Seychelles will stand trial in the Netherlands, it was reported on Monday. They were among a group of suspected pirates captured by a Dutch navy ship off the coast of Tanzania on November 7, Dutch public radio NOS reported.

Death toll rises to 42 in Israel blaze

The death toll from northern Israel's massive forest fire rose to 42 on Monday as Haifa's police chief, Ahuva Tomer, died in hospital of her burn injuries, public radio reported. Tomer, 52, one of Israel's few female police chiefs, died in Rambam hospital in Haifa where she worked, the radio quoted a medical source as saying.

40 burn to death in forest fire

At least 40 persons died in a forest fire near the city of Haifa in northern Israel. The December 2 disaster occured in the Carmel forest near the city. According to Israel's public radio service, the...

Prisoners trapped in Israel forest fire

Fifty prisoners were trapped in an overturned bus caught in a forest fire raging out of control in northern Israel, public radio reports.

Air Travelers Cope During Busiest Travel Season

An Internet campaign is urging Thanksgiving travelers to "opt-out" of see-all body scanners in protest of increased airport security measures. We check in with Karen Grigsby Bates in Los Angeles, Cheryl Corley in Chicago and Georgia Public Radio's Susanna Capelouto in Atlanta to see how passengers are moving through security.

Defunding NPR: the real agenda | Dan Kennedy

In truth, National Public Radio receives little taxpayer funding. This is about the right's culture war against the 'liberal' media Monday afternoon, I wrote an item for my blog, Media Nation , about the retirement of a local public radio executive. I clicked the "publish" button – and was....

Nigerian public media workers suspend strike

Lagos, Nigeria - Media workers in public radio, television and the culture ministry who embarked on a three-day warning strike on Monday have suspended their industrial action. Leaders of the Media Workers Association comprising the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and the Radio, Television and....

Media bodies react to withdrawal of Broadcasting Bill

SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa have welcomed the Minister of Communications, Roy Padayachie’s announcement over the weekend that the Public Service Broadcasting Bill will be withdrawn. The Minister has undertaken to review the White Paper on Broadcasting, 1998....

Chrysler Buyout: Was Taking It A Big Mistake?

As Detroit car companies return to profitability, some workers who took buyouts, are wondering if they made the right choice. Changing Gears, a new public radio project from the Midwest Public Media Collaborative, has the story of two veteran Chrysler workers who reacted differently to the same buyout offer.

Ireland applies for 90bn bail-out as eurozone trembles

Ireland's finance minister, Brian Lenihan, made the announcement speaking to public radio on Sunday evening (21 November) that he would recommend the application to a cabinet meeting later that night. The taoiseach, the country's prime minister, Brian Cowen, publicly addressed his nation, admitting to what had been denied for a week.

Nigeria: Public media workers begin strike in Nigeria

Public media workers begin strike in Nigeria - Media workers in public Radio and Television stations as well as the Culture ministry on Monday began a three-day warning strike to press home their demand for a new salary structure. The strike, by the media workers of the Nigeria Union of Journalists....

Paul Norris: We need to know what the future holds for TVNZ

Government intervention may have secured the future of our film industry. But where is the policy for television?Will the Government support a plan for some degree of public broadcasting on television?Are we likely to see...

Fox Man's Nazi Slurs

Rupert Murdoch's Fox News boss was forced to apologise yesterday after calling staff on America's National Public Radio station - a US equivalent of BBC radio - Nazis. Roger Ailes blew a fuse in an o...

PBCJ regulations to be amended for appointment of board

An amendment to the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica's (PBCJ) regulations will now allow for the appointment of a new Board for the entity, which has been without one for two years. This follows Cabinet's approval for the tabling of the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica....

U.S. Embassy in Tbilsi delivers subtitling equipment to Georgian Public Broadcasting

The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi delivered subtitling equipment to Georgian Public Broadcasting today. Georgian Public Broadcasting Director General Georgi Chanturia thanked U.S. Ambassador John Bass for his assistance. He added that the equipment will help audiences watching films. After the ...

Fox News head apologizes for comparing radio execs to Nazis

WASHINGTON - Roger Ailes, chairman of News Corp.'s Fox News Channel, apologized Thursday for describing executives of National Public Radio as "Nazis," the Anti-Defamation League said. Ailes lashed out at NPR in an interview with news and opinion website The Daily Beast over its firing of a....

House GOP blocks extension of jobless benefits

Because the fast-track measure requires a two-thirds majority, Republicans produce the votes needed to prevent extending the aid beyond Nov. 30. In a sign of their agenda to come, they also try unsuccessfully to cut National Public Radio funding.House Republicans voted Thursday to deny an extension....

Fox News chief Roger Ailes apologises after describing NPR as 'Nazis' | Richard Adams

Roger Ailes, the head of Fox News, blasts NPR as 'Nazis' and calls Jon Stewart's act 'horseshit' in a bile-filled interview Roger Ailes, the head of Rupert Murdoch's Fox News cable channel, was forced to back down on Thursday after describing America's National Public Radio staff as "Nazis".

Hearings - now wait and see

Hearings on the proposed new Public Service Broadcasting Bill took place this week in Johannesburg this week. Media organisations such as SOS: Support Public Broadcasting, the South African chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa-SA) and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) all called for a....

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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...

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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US soft power

Some two decades after 9/11, November's U.S. presidential election sees two very different visions for the "war on terror." While terrorism is not the issue it ...

Lukashenka’s Repressions May Push Belarusian Demonstrators Into Taking More Serious Defensive Measures – OpEd

In her weekly “Voice of the Streets” report compiled on the basis of her conversations with Belarusians who are demonstrating against Lukashenka, she says peopl...

Beijing to complete construction of 10 venues for 2022 Winter Olympic Games by year end

With eight projects entering final stage and the construction of two venues being completed already, ten of the 13 construction projects for competition and tra...

Welcome to the world of public diplomacy

“Why did the West win the Cold War? Not by use of arms. Weapons did not breach the Iron Curtain. The Western invasion was by radio, which was mightier than the ...

African Union marks International Day of Democracy

The following is a statement by African Union Commission for Political Affairs to mark the International Day of Democracy, Sept. 15. ED. This year we celebrate ...

U.S. unilaterally claims UN sanctions against Iran restored

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The United States claimed on Saturday that all pre-2015 UN sanctions against Iran had been restored, a unilateral effort ignore...

Nation honors UN, multilateralism pledge

Photo taken on May 13, 2017 is the "Golden Bridge on Silk Road" structure in front of China National Convention Center in Beijing. [Photo/Xinhua] Xi's vision on...

Rajasthan imposes Sec-144 in 11 districts

Indian travellers could be debarred from entering South Africa as the country prepares to resume international travel when it lowers its COVID-19 lockdown restr...

NANPAN, NANNM commend Lions Club for support, awareness on childhood cancer

Lukman Olabiyi National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses (NANPAN) and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwife (NANNM) have commended Lion...

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...

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...

New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

The music station Šlagr TV ends. It didn’t have expensive...

Šlagr TV ends in terrestrial broadcasting, Česke Radiokomunikace has switched off the broadcasting of this music channel in both DVB-T and DVB-T2. According to ...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

WatsUp TV Now 24 Hours Digital Channel

Award-winning pan African entertainment outfit, WatsUp TV has commenced test transmission for its 24 hours channel which will be dedicated to music entertainmen...

TVSquared and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

GMA rides Hallyu Wave with new digibox channel

IN LATE June, TV network GMA entered the digital TV box fray with its Affordabox that was met with an “overwhelming response” and introduced a new digital chann...

Active DTH subscribers reach 70.26 million, Tata Sky solidifies its lead

KOLKATA: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released ‘The Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicators’ data for the January- March’20 qua...

TVSquared : and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

Five reasons to go for a 5G mobile

With the region’s carriers starting to offer 5G, now is a good time to upgrade your mobile phone from 4G to 5G. With a 5G mobile phone, not only can you enjoy b...

Are Tesla's Data-Gathering Cars Secretly Improving Autopilot's Algorithms?

But his article includes a disclaimer that it's "based pretty much on logic, not knowledge, which is to say I might again be too frigging stupid to read, much l...

Apple iPhone XS Max, 64GB, Space Gray – For Verizon (Renewed)

Price: (as of – Details) Welcome to the big screens. Super retina. Even faster Face ID. The smartest, most powerful chip in a smartphone. And a breakthrough dua...

ASUS ZenFone 7, ZenFone 7 Pro Featuring Flip Cameras, 90Hz Displays Launched

ASUS has introduced two new flagship smartphones under its ZenFone brand. The new ZenFone 7 and ZenFone 7 Pro are follow-ups for the ZenFone 6 (ASUS 6Z) from la...

Covering Colorado COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later Associated Press 3:20 PM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Local News COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later The Associated Press 10:47 AM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Ban in the US – TikTok wants to sue against Trump’s...

TikTok plans to challenge Donald Trump’s presidential decree against the video sharing app in court. This is reported by NPR (National Public Radio), citing a p...

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies, sparking battle over replacement

In the days before her death, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera, US public radio station NPR reported, saying that her "most ferven...

The Latest: Obama says GOP must be consistent on court vote

Hours before Ginsburg’s death was announced Friday, Alaska Public Radio asked GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski if she’d vote to confirm a high court nominee before Inaug...

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...

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...

Lee’s regrets reflect his humility

More than 20 years ago, Taiwan’s airwaves belonged exclusively to the media of a certain political party and its associated community. At the time, we hoped tha...

Pirate Radio Concert To Be Held In Baltimore Harbor This Weekend

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The First Thursday Festival Series on the Canton Waterfront may not be happening because of the coronavirus pandemic, but this weekend Baltimo...