Media News http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19722/all en Kyiv Post staff win victory for freedom of the press http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110422/kyiv-post-press-freedom <p> KIEV &mdash; That a media owner in the former Soviet Union would acquiesce to journalists&rsquo; demands to butt out of their business is virtually unheard of.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110422/kyiv-post-press-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Ukraine Europe Culture & Lifestyle Sat, 23 Apr 2011 12:10:05 +0000 David L. Stern 5639648 at http://www.globalpost.com Twitter said to have bought TweetDeck for $50 million http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/110503/twitter-tweetdeck-ubertwitter-echofon-social-media-ubermedia <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/110503/twitter-tweetdeck-ubertwitter-echofon-social-media-ubermedia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Google Internet Media News Twitter Business Tue, 03 May 2011 12:45:58 +0000 News Desk 5642073 at http://www.globalpost.com Global media war for airwaves http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110503/global-media-war-battles-airwaves <p> The United States faces a new media scene that now includes international broadcasters like Al Jazeera, Russia Today and China Central Television.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110503/global-media-war-battles-airwaves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Technology Tue, 03 May 2011 17:35:00 +0000 Nathanael Massey 5642145 at http://www.globalpost.com Rwandan president, stung by criticism, starts Twitter feud http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110516/rwanda-president-paul-kagame-journalist-twitter-fight <p> &quot;You have no basis for your comments and you dont kno what you r talking about me or Rw,&quot; the president pf Rwanda tweeted.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110516/rwanda-president-paul-kagame-journalist-twitter-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Media News Twitter World Leaders Mon, 16 May 2011 17:39:01 +0000 News Desk 5645084 at http://www.globalpost.com South African government says "Libya lied" about Anton Hammerl http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110520/south-africa-anton-hammerl-photographer-killed-libya <p> &quot;We kept getting reassured at the highest level that he was alive,&quot; South Africa&#39;s international relations minister told reporters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110520/south-africa-anton-hammerl-photographer-killed-libya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Libya Media News Muammar Gaddafi Conflict Zones South Africa Fri, 20 May 2011 11:08:00 +0000 News Desk 5646146 at http://www.globalpost.com Suspect arrested in murder of Russian investigative journalist http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/110531/russia-anna-politkovskaya-journalist-murder-suspect-arrested <p> Rustam Makhmudov was arrested overnight at his parents&rsquo; house in Chechnya.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/110531/russia-anna-politkovskaya-journalist-murder-suspect-arrested" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Russia Tue, 31 May 2011 16:33:03 +0000 News Desk 5648418 at http://www.globalpost.com France restricts mentions of Twitter and Facebook on the airwaves http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110603/france-bans-mention-twitter-facebook-airwaves <p> Citing a 1992 law that prohibits surreptitious advertising, the French ruling is meant to keep TV and radio networks from giving an unfair advantage to Facebook and Twitter, two already very popular services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110603/france-bans-mention-twitter-facebook-airwaves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet Media News Technology news Business France Europe Politics Culture & Lifestyle Technology Sat, 04 Jun 2011 04:06:00 +0000 News Desk 5649213 at http://www.globalpost.com Canadian politician denies posting lewd photo in "Weinergate North" scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110607/canada-lepp-photo-weiner-twitter-weinergate <p> A Toronto Sun story quoted a party spokesman as suggesting that Lepp had inadvertently taken the photo of his genitals, when the BlackBerry was operating on camera mode in his front pant pocket.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110607/canada-lepp-photo-weiner-twitter-weinergate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet Media News Mobile Phones Twitter Elections Politics Canada Tue, 07 Jun 2011 14:20:00 +0000 News Desk 5649706 at http://www.globalpost.com South Africa's ANC backs down on controversial media law http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110624/south-africa-anc-backs-down-media-law-press-freedom <p> Criticism of the proposed media bill has come from a broad spectrum of society concerned about press freedom in South Africa, including the business community, media, opposition politicians and even some members of the ANC.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110624/south-africa-anc-backs-down-media-law-press-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid Media News South Africa Fri, 24 Jun 2011 18:33:00 +0000 News Desk 5655076 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain convulses over phone hacking scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110707/phone-hacking-news-of-the-world-rupert-murdoch-david-cameron <p> LONDON &mdash; The scandal has the makings of a corporate crisis for News Corp, Murdoch&#39;s globe-girdling empire.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110707/phone-hacking-news-of-the-world-rupert-murdoch-david-cameron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News World Leaders Entertainment Europe Politics Offbeat Technology United Kingdom Thu, 07 Jul 2011 14:32:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5669697 at http://www.globalpost.com Officer in charge of News of the World phone hacking scandal apologizes to victims http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/110710/officer-charge-news-the-world-phone-hacking-scandal-apologises <p> Scotland Yard&rsquo;s reputation had been &ldquo;very damaged&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/110710/officer-charge-news-the-world-phone-hacking-scandal-apologises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Americas Business United States Sun, 10 Jul 2011 12:06:00 +0000 News Desk 5670085 at http://www.globalpost.com How phone hacking brought Gordon Brown to tears http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110712/news-international-the-sun-gordon-brown-rupert-murdoch <p> LONDON &mdash; The Brown case demonstrates just how far News International was willing to go to get dirt on the Labour leader.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110712/news-international-the-sun-gordon-brown-rupert-murdoch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News World Leaders United Kingdom Tue, 12 Jul 2011 14:06:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5670251 at http://www.globalpost.com Murdochs urged to appear before British MPs over News scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110712/murdochs-urged-appear-british-mps-over-news-scand <p> Allegations that The Sun targeted Gordon Brown&#39;s sick baby</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110712/murdochs-urged-appear-british-mps-over-news-scand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Politics Politics United Kingdom United States Tue, 12 Jul 2011 22:31:00 +0000 News Desk 5670309 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. senator requests News Corp. probe over phone hacking scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110712/uk-phone-hacking-scandal-news-the-world-us <p> &quot;I am concerned that the admitted phone hacking in London by the News Corp. may have extended to 9/11 victims or other Americans,&quot; U.S. senator John Rockefeller said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110712/uk-phone-hacking-scandal-news-the-world-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News United Kingdom United States Wed, 13 Jul 2011 03:19:00 +0000 News Desk 5670319 at http://www.globalpost.com Ninth News of the World arrest over phone hacking scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110714/ninth-news-the-world-arrest-over-phone-hacking-sc <p> Australia&#39;s Prime Minister Julia Gillard says: &quot;Don&#39;t write crap. It can&#39;t be that hard&quot;.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110714/ninth-news-the-world-arrest-over-phone-hacking-sc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News United Kingdom United States Thu, 14 Jul 2011 22:47:00 +0000 News Desk 5670586 at http://www.globalpost.com