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Fake news war: In Libya, battles also rage on social media

  • TRIPOLI: On Libya’s front lines, fighters often hold a gun in one hand and a smartphone in the other, using their cameras in the propaganda war. Since eastern commander Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive to seize the capital Tripoli, most Libyans have watched the fighting on social media. ...
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Family of slain American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh urges Biden to launch probe

  • CHICAGO: The brother of slain Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh called on President Joe Biden Wednesday to immediately investigate the killing of his sister saying “someone must be held accountable.” Anton Abu Akleh, who is also an American citizen, an...
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Female presenter wins equal pay claim against BBC

  • LONDON: A British female news presenter who was paid one sixth of the fee earned by a male presenter on a similar show won her discrimination case against the BBC on Friday. An employment tribunal ruled the corporation failed to prove the disparity in pay between Samira Ahmed and Jeremy Vine w...
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Fox host on the run as advertisers flee amid controversy over Twitter remarks

  • ATLANTA: Fox News show host Laura Ingraham announced on her show late on Friday that she is taking the week off, with many advertisers dropping her show after the conservative pundit mocked a teenage survivor of the Florida school...
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How the inconvenient truth of Jeff Bezos’s fabricated ‘phone leak’ story revealed a deeply-rooted media bias against Saudi Arabia

  • LONDON: On May 8, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Aljubeir took to Twitter to ask whether or not those who have accused the Kingdom of the so-called Bezos Hack would come forward and acknowledge their mistake, or “simply delete their tweets and hope that their positions at the ...
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Journalists, citizens face uncertainty in Afghanistan

  • The rapid withdrawal of US military forces from Afghanistan, two decades after the conflict there began, has left citizens and journalists concerned about their future, journalism experts said Wednesday. The Committee to Protect Journalists is receiving hundreds of appeals from journalists in...
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Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

  • LOS ANGELES: Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87. King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ora Media, the studi...
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Meta opens first physical store

  • BURLINGAME: Facebook parent Meta has opened its first physical store — in Burlingame, California — to showcase its hardware products like virtual and augmented reality goggles and glasses. The store, which is open to the public as of Monday, is made for people who want to test out products lik...
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Mideast media agencies holding publishers’ fate in hands

  • DUBAI: “Media agencies sit down every year and consolidate who they buy with — they literally cut off publishers from a list,” said Richard FitzGerald, the founder of Augustus and the publisher of Lovin Dubai. “We can’t even get on that list.”Welcome to the world of publishing. With print in...
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Myanmar judge says policeman’s ‘entrapment’ testimony stands

  • YANGON: A Myanmar court ruled Wednesday that crucial testimony from a whistleblowing policeman in the case against two Reuters journalists is credible, a decision seen as a “ray of light” by the defense. Reporters Wa Lone, 32 and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, have been in custody since December. They are ...
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