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Trump attacks the New York Times for posting article on his TV viewing habits

Monday, 11 December 2017

US President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to attack the New York Times after they had published an article that focused on his television viewing habits.“Another false story, this time in the Failing @nytimes, that I watch 4-8 hours of television a day - Wrong! Also, I seldom, if ever, watch CNN or MSNBC, both of which I consider Fake News. I never watch Don Lemon, who I once called the “dumbest man on television!” Bad Reporting,” Trump tweeted on Monday.Trump was ...

Turkey demands life sentences for journalists in coup bid trial

Monday, 11 December 2017

Turkish prosecutors have demanded life sentences for three veteran Turkish journalists on trial over accusations of links to the 2016 failed coup, in a case that has raised new concerns for freedom of speech in the country.The brothers Ahmet and Mehmet Altan and prominent commentator Nazli Ilicak are charged with violating the Turkish constitution in the trial, which began in June at the Istanbul criminal court.They are accused of links to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen who Ankara says ...

Somali man found guilty in kidnapping of Canadian journalist

Thursday, 7 December 2017

A Somali national has been convicted in an Ontario court for his role in the 2008 kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout, who was held captive in Somalia for 460 days and released only after her family paid a ransom, Canadian media reported on Wednesday.Ali Omar Ader, 40, was found guilty of one charge of hostage-taking for his role as negotiator for the kidnappers, in a decision handed down on Wednesday in Ontario Superior Court in Ottawa.Lindhout, a freelance journalist, was taken hostage in ...

Silence Breakers named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

“The Silence Breakers” - those who have shared their stories about sexual assault and harassment - have been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year. Numerous women have spoken out since October about sexual misconduct by dozens of high-profile men in entertainment, media, business and sports. Time praised those who have given “voice to open secrets, for moving whisper networks onto social networks, for pushing us all to stop accepting the unacceptable.” The ...

TIME Person of the Year: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wins 2017 Reader Poll

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has won TIME’s Person of the Year 2017 online reader poll, earning more votes than other world leaders, industry titans, entertainers and activists. The 32-year-old crown prince received 24 percent of the “yes” votes cast. Second place went to the people around the world who are part of the #MeToo movement, with 6 percent of the votes. Finishing third, with 5 percent of votes each, were former San Francisco 49ers ...

Thomas Friedman slams critics of article on ‘new Saudi Arabia’

Monday, 4 December 2017

American journalist and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman has slammed critics of his new article on the “new Saudi Arabia.” During the 17th Saban Leadership Seminar, he referred to the much criticized article published on Friday. In the article, Friedman had commended Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s efforts to bring about change and undertake pathbreaking reforms. In response to the criticism, Friedman referred to the Arab world as ...

Saudi Crown Prince leads Time’s ‘Person of The Year’ poll as voting ends

Monday, 4 December 2017

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, is leading the Time magazine’s poll for the ‘Person of the Year 2017’ award. With 24 percent votes so far, Prince Mohammed looks set to beat US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and many other high-profile figures. The magazine has chosen 33 people from diverse fields of activities across the world. In second place is the #MeToo campaign with six percent of the vote, while The ...

New York Times cuts number of free articles on website

Saturday, 2 December 2017

The New York Times on Friday reduced the number of free articles it will offer most non-subscribers to five from 10 in an effort to make more money from readers. The change is aimed at increasing subscription revenue as readers flock to the website for news on topics like the Trump administration or high-profile sexual harassment allegations, which have dominated the news cycle. The publisher plans to move toward a more "dynamic paywall," said a Times ...

Saudi Crown Prince leading Time’s ‘Person of The Year’ poll

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, is leading the Time magazine’s poll for the prestigious ‘Person of the Year 2017’ award. With 22 percent votes so far, Prince Mohammed looks set to beat US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and many other high-profile figures. The magazine has chosen 33 people from diverse fields of activities across the world. Voting on the reader’s choice poll ends on Dec. 3 and ...

Iranian photographer Shahrokh Hatami dead at 89

Saturday, 25 November 2017

Famed Iranian photo-journalist Shahrokh Hatami, who covered front-page events from the revolution in his homeland to the Beatles in their early days has died aged 89. His partner, the actress Francine Carpon, told AFP Saturday he died from “pulmonary insufficiency at Auxi-le-Chateau” in northern France. Born in Tehran in 1928 and beginning life as a journalist for an Iranian newspaper, Hatami’s roving lens captured a huge variety of events as he let his camera tell the story ...

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