Turkish PM ‘lectures’ journalists on conflict reporting

Conflict is an essential aspect of news. So when the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan instructs journalists not to cover news associated with the Kurdish conflict, it arouses the specter of oppression and suppression of the media and free expression. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan clearly crossed the…

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Glenn Beck returns to television

Beck’s company announced Wednesday that it has signed a deal with Dish Network, the satellite operator, to bring his online television network, TheBlazeTV, to the airwaves. The move completes a kind of circle for Beck, who left his Fox News show in June of 2011. The New York Times was…

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Media as solution providers

Social media correspondent Lauren Parks met with Nicholas Kristof, a New York Times Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss his work and proposed Africa Roundtable of Center for Media & Peace Initiatives. New York Times Pulitzer-winning journalist, Nicholas Kristof says the media should be solution providers by serving as the eyes for…

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