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Arab News, through its editorial cartoons

  • RIYADH: They say that laughter is the best medicine, and sometimes, when the state of the world is looking overwhelmingly bleak, seeing the funny side is all that is left to do. One of the most entertaining and fundamental parts of any newspaper are its caricatures, which provide a welcome re...
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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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Arab News cartoonist wins award

  • RIYADH: Arab News cartoonist Mohammed Rayes won best caricature at the Saudi Media Awards in Riyadh on Monday. He has been a published cartoonist since 2000, and has won several local awards. The two-day forum was held under the slogan “Media industry: Opportunities and challenges.” According...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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