Saudi Arabia takes journalists to site of missile-and-drone attack on facility at heart of kingdom’s oil industry
BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia takes journalists to site of missile-and-drone attack on facility at heart of kingdom's oil industry.
Putin signs bill punishing those who insult the state
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed bills restricting online media and making a criminal of anyone who insults the state — laws that critics see as part of Kremlin efforts to...
New Russian bill introduces punishment for insulting state
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian lawmakers passed legislation Thursday that imposes restrictions on online media and criminalizes anyone who insults the state.
Digital darling BuzzFeed stages newspaper stunt
NEW YORK (AP) — Digital darling BuzzFeed has gone retro chic.
The online media company handed out 20,000 newspapers printed on actual paper during a publicity stunt Wednesday.
Cubs family patriarch apologizes for racist emails
CHICAGO (AP) — The patriarch of the family behind the Chicago Cubs has apologized after an online media outlet published emails in which he took part in racist comments and conspiracy theories.
Some of the emails Splinter News published Monday featured Joe Ricketts making Islamophobic comments, such as "Islam is a cult and not a religion." Others included conspiracies about former President Barack Obama's birthplace and education.
Ricketts, who founded TD Ameritrade, apologized for the emails.
4 media organizations ask Albania to drop online media laws
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Four international media organizations have called on the Albanian government to drop two draft laws on state regulation and compulsory registration of online media to fight fake news.
Media outlet linked to man charged by US hit by arson attack
MOSCOW (AP) — A news outlet linked to a Russian multimillionaire accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has reportedly been hit by an arson attack.
St. Petersburg restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozh is believed to control a media empire that includes a "troll farm" whose members were indicted in the U.S. in February for allegedly waging "information warfare" against the U.S. through social media platforms and online media.
Egypt president ratifies law imposing internet controls
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media.
The law, published Saturday in the country's official gazette, empowers authorities to order the blocking of websites that publish content considered a threat to national security. Viewers attempting to access blocked sites can also be sentenced to one year in prison or fined up to EGP100,000 ($5,593) under the law.
Albania says 4 officers deserted after training in Britain
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Defense Ministry says it has lodged criminal charges against four military officers who allegedly deserted after training in Britain.
A statement the ministry issued on Thursday said the four army officers did not return to Albania after "doing their duty abroad." It said authorities have been investigating the case for some weeks.
Buzzfeed seeks top US testimony in Trump dossier lawsuit
MIAMI (AP) — Buzzfeed is seeking to force testimony by top U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials about their knowledge of an unproven dossier on President Donald Trump's purported activities involving Russia and allegations of Russian interference during last year's election.
Cyprus businessman suing Buzzfeed for unproven Trump dossier
MIAMI (AP) — A businessman based in Cyprus is suing the Buzzfeed online media outlet for defamation over its publication of an unproven dossier on President Donald Trump's purported activities involving Russia and allegations of Russian interference during last year's U.S. election.
Awareness campaign for brain injury launches in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota group is launching a campaign to increase awareness of traumatic brain injuries and how to get help.
Officials of the North Dakota Brain Injury Network have started advertising through television, radio, print and online media that will run through June. The advertisements will depict the warning signs of brain injury and provide information on how to stay safe, The Bismarck Tribune (http://bit.ly/2l9jRfv ) reported.
Kim Kardashian West sues online media outlet for libel
NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian West sued an online media outlet for libel Tuesday, saying she was wrongly portrayed as a liar and thief after she was attacked in Paris.
The lawsuit in Manhattan federal court seeks unspecified damages from MediaTakeOut.com. It said Kardashian West, traumatized by the Oct. 3 armed robbery, was victimized a second time when the website reported hours afterward that she faked the robbery and lied about the assault.
New Mexico Tourism Department to close 4 visitor centers
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico tourism officials are closing four visitor centers next month.
The state Tourism Department confirmed Friday that the closures will take effect Oct. 7 and attributed part of the decision to the greater role that mobile devices and online media play in travel planning.
The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/2cfhTWw) that visitor centers in La Bajada, Raton, Chama and Anthony will be affected.
N.M. Tourism Department to close four visitor centers
In an era in which mobile devices and online media are playing a greater role in travel planning, the New Mexico Tourism Department confirmed Friday that it will permanently close half of its visitor centers, facilities where state workers distribute maps and provide other services for travelers.
- Business WireNew Media Announces Pilot Program with Comcast Business GroupFebruary 5, 2019
- Globe NewswireDigital Asset Monetary Network Engages Firm to Showcase Crowdfunding Portals and IssuersOctober 5, 2018
- Globe NewswireProofup’s free, ad-supported proof of funds is now live on the webSeptember 14, 2018
- BusinessWireGlobal Direct Carrier Billing Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2022, With an Expected CAGR of 8.88% - ResearchAndMarkets.comJuly 3, 2018
- BusinessWireNew Media Completes Acquisition of the Akron Beacon Journal for $16.0 Million and Completes the Sale of Substantially All of the Publishing and Related Assets of GateHouse Media Alaska Holdings, Inc.May 14, 2018
- The ConversationFor the 'political-infotainment-media complex,' the Mueller investigation was a gold mineOctober 8, 2019
- The ConversationPosting on Facebook is helping nonprofits of all sizes raise moneySeptember 30, 2019
- The ConversationI researched Uighur society in China for 8 years and watched how technology opened new opportunities – then became a trapSeptember 24, 2019