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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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Yasar Yakis to write weekly Op-Ed column for Arab News

  • JEDDAH: Turkey’s former Foreign Minister Yasar Yakis is the latest addition to the star-studded list of Op-Ed columnists at Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English-language daily.His columns — focusing on Turkish, Arab, regional and international affairs — will appear every Wednesday in the...
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Arab News gala honors Othman Al-Omeir as a pioneer in international Arab journalism

  • DUBAI: The legendary Arab journalist Othman Al-Omeir was on Tuesday honored at the first International Media Gala (IMG), organized by Arab News and held in Dubai. Al-Omeir is the former editor in chief of the Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper and founder of Elaph, the Arab world’s first online newspap...
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Australian reporter hit by bullet in the Philippines, tweets photo of ‘lucky’ miss

  • DUBAI: An Australian journalist took to Twitter to assure followers he is fine after being hit by a stray bullet in his neck while covering the Philippine military's assault against militants aligned with Daesh in a southern city. ABC journalist Adam Harvey shared a photo of the x-ray whi...
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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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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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Big moves, big money as major media get in on podcasts

  • NEW YORK: With growth rates and audiences that investors can’t resist, podcasts are attracting media’s biggest players — including streaming giant Spotify, which has made its mark with the acquisition of a sector heavyweight. To acquire Gimlet Media — considered by some to be the industry’s mo...
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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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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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The Ray Hanania show compares Ramadan in US and Saudi Arabia

  • Muslims around the world celebrated the start of Ramadan this week, but the experience and traditions of the holy month can vary widely from country to country, especially in the pandemic era. In Saudi Arabia, for example, the latest technology is being employed to protect the health of worshi...
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