Arab journalism awards for 2013 presented (00:56)
Dubai, May 17 (IANS/WAM) The 12th edition of the Arab Journalism Award (AJA) was held on the closing day of the two-day Arab Media Forum here.
Indian digital agency cited at One Show Interactive Awards (15:36)
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A creative digital agency based in the national capital has become the first from India to be conferred with a Merit at the prestigious One Show Interactive Awards-2013 in New York.
China has world's largest new media market (13:22)
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China has the world's largest new media market, highlighted by the country's growing Internet penetration and a vibrant range of new media applications.
Boston suspect gets support on social media (08:38)
Washington, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Professions of love and support for 19-year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are popping up on social media websites by the thousands, driven in part by scores of US schoolgirls who insist the "brown-eyed, baby-faced teen" has been framed.
Americans poke fun on social media over alleged spy arrest (06:14)
Washington, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two wigs, a typed spy recruitment letter, a compass and an atlas of Moscow in the days of GPS and smartphones. These are some of the items Russian officials say they found when a US diplomat was caught allegedly attempting to recruit a Russian agent to spy for America's CIA.
UPA ad campaign not with eye to 2014: Tewari (17:06)
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Tuesday denied the publicity campaign launched by his ministry detailing development initiatives of the UPA government was with an eye to next year's general elections.
3,500 people to attend Arab Media Forum (03:20)
Dubai, May 14 (IANS/WAM) Over 3,500 media representatives, analysts, writers and journalists are expected to attend the 12th edition of the Arab Media Forum that will begin here Tuesday.
Kashmiri student becomes editor of global children's newspaper (22:56)
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) A Kashmiri student has became the first girl editor of a global children's newspaper 'The Peace Gong' released in New Delhi, an official statement said Monday.
TV ratings to become more transparent (15:42)
By Rohit Bansal
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Television ratings, that determine how the Rs39,000 crore ($7 billion) advertising pie is shared among channels, will soon have independent oversight to insulate it from charges of manipulation and bias.
Nicaragua orders photojournalist to leave country (12:08)
Managua, May 13 (IANS/EFE) An Agence France-Presse photojournalist has been expelled from Nicaragua, Chilean Consul Diego Rivera said.
Bansal 'threatens' scribe, press club seeks apology (21:54)
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) Disgraced former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Sunday had a brush with the media here, barely hours after returning from New Delhi where he quit from the union cabinet. The city press club has sought an apology from him.
Journalist among three killed in UP road accident (16:24)
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Three people, including a Patna-based journalist, were killed in a road accident in Deoria district in eastern Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.
Pakistan expels NYT scribe on election eve (09:58)
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan has expelled the Islamabad bureau chief for The New York Times on the eve of national elections, according to the influential US daily.
Hackers attack Russian media outlets (21:32)
St. Petersburg, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Several media outlets in Russia's St. Petersburg city, and a popular online news broadcaster, Dozhd (Rain), came under hacker attack Thursday.
Italian journalist untraced in Syria (17:24)
Rome, May 9 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government has no information on the 62-year-old war reporter Domenico Quirico, who vanished in Syria in April, Foreign Minister Emma Bonino said Thursday.
HC notice on Swamy's plea that editors must be Indian citizens (18:24)
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the centre on a plea by Janta Party leader Subramanian Swamy that editors of news organisations in India should be citizens of the country.
Chandy gives media clean chit, apologises for intelligence report (13:38)
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday apologised for references in an intelligence report that said a section of the media was favouring Tamil Nadu in the water sharing dispute between the two states.
Korean lensman promotes colourful rural India (With Images) (08:40)
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) A colourful perspective of rural India, as captured by South Korean photographer Jo Jeol Kyu, has been put on display here at the Indian Cultural Centre.
Moscow court upholds ban on YouTube's Halloween video (06:20)
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow Arbitration Court has upheld a ban on Halloween-themed makeup tutorial video, which has been ruled by a state watchdog as "suicide promotion".
'Manmohan Singh cartoon with halo won't work now' (08:22)
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar
Panaji, May 7 (IANS) No cartoonist would dare sketch Manmohan Singh as Superman with a halo on his head during the economist's second term as prime minister, says cartoonist-cum-editor Ravi Shankar, one of the few such in India.
42 cases of paid news in Karnataka polls (21:20)
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Forty-two cases of paid news have been confirmed in the 14th Karnataka assembly polls, an official of the Election Commission (EC) said Sunday.
Katju appeals for injured Pakistani prisoner's release (15:38)
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Press Council of India chairman Markandeya Katju Sunday appealed to the central government to release injured Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay as a "humanitarian act".
Indian media should learn from Boston bombing (13:24)
Panaji, May 4 (IANS) The Indian media could learn from the Boston bombing when the public and security agencies helped to close down the American city after the terror attack, a former RAW official said Saturday.
Venezuelan sportswriter killed in robbery (11:38)
Caracas, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan sportswriter Jhonny Gonzalez was shot and killed Friday while leaving the building where the sports daily Lider has its headquarters, apparently for resisting a robbery, the publication said.
Probe opens after Italian reporter goes missing in Syria (07:40)
Rome, May 4 (IANS/AKI) Prosecutors in Rome have opened a kidnapping and anti-terrorism investigation after Italian journalist Domenico Quirico disappeared in war-torn Syria.
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