Media to get involved in regional integration — New Vision Uganda

State minister for East African Community (EAC) affairs, Shem Bageine, has pledged to support high level participation of the media in the fourth coming EAC Heads of State (HoS) summit, slated for November. (…) Speaking at the closure of the EAC preparatory meeting for the sixth media summit, Bageine also launched the EAC/ East Africa…

Al Jazeera buys US channel Current TV: Qatar-based network to launch Al Jazeera America, reaching 40 million US homes, up from 4.7 million before the deal

The Qatar-based network said on Thursday that with the acquisition it plans to create Al Jazeera America, a US-based news channel. Al Jazeera’s coverage will soon be available in more than 40 million US households, up from 4.7 million prior to the deal. Terms were undisclosed, but analysts told the Reuters news agency the deal could be…

Journalism in Afghanistan: Warlord TV – By Marian Brehmer at Qantara de

Journalism in Afghanistan has been reborn, rising from the ashes of the Taliban regime. The country currently boasts 150 radio stations and 30 television channels. But how free is its journalism? And how much independence do the journalists have? By Marian Brehmer A decade ago when Taliban rule was brought to an end, the first…

Bulldogs Name Naila Jinnah Director of Media Relations – OurSports Central com News

HAMILTON, ON – Hamilton Bulldogs President and Governor Bob McNamara announced today that Naila Jinnah has been appointed as the hockey club’s new Director of Media Relations. Jinnah has ample experience in media relations in the non-profit sector, notably as Deputy Convenor, Media and Marketing, for Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s World Partnership Walk in Montreal….

The ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Case Study – Uncovering Media Bias Blog Article

Study Highlights How did the world’s news media cover the “Ground Zero Mosque” controversy? Today, media provide up-to-date news essentially while events are occurring.  But although many people watch, listen or read breaking news, very few have the knowledge or take the time to assess how events are framed.  That means that sensationalized coverage of breaking events…