Media


Turkey: 6 Journalists Sentenced to Life in Prison

A Turkish court on Friday sentenced six journalists and media employees accused of involvement in Turkey’s 2016 failed coup attempt to life in prison without parole, the state-run news agency…

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Legal Commentator Moshe Negbi Passes Away

After years of battling a debilitating disease, legal expert Moshe Negbi has passed away. Negbi, 69, was best known as the legal consultant for the Israel Broadcasting Company and its…

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Foreign Press Protest Search at Pence Visit

The Foreign Press Association in Israel has protested a demand from Israeli security officers to body-search a Finnish journalist covering the visit by Vice President Mike Pence. The woman says…

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EU Tasks Experts to Fight Fake News

The European Union has set up an expert group to help identify fake news and propose ways to tackle the problem amid concern that false information is influencing elections. The…

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Meredith Buying Time Inc. for About $1.8 Billion

Magazine and broadcasting company Meredith is buying magazine publisher Time for about $1.8 billion to bulk up on readers as the publishing industry navigates the difficult transition to digital from…

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Russian Lawmakers Approve Bill Targeting Foreign Media

Russia’s lower house of parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill allowing the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents, a swift retaliation to the U.S. demands made…

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Real Worry Over Fake News, Election Hacking

Israel is on guard against hacking ahead of the next general election, one of its most senior cyber security officials said, identifying Iran as posing the greatest overall risk to…

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Russian Journalist Stabbed, in Coma

A well-known journalist for Russia’s top independent radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an unidentified attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string…

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