El “pluralismo” de Canal 7

July 31, 2017 / By Paginasiete.bo Las afirmaciones de la ministra de Comunicación, Gísela López, en sentido de que “el Canal 7 es completamente plural” y de que “Página Siete no es plural” han provocado más de un comentario irónico entre los usuarios de redes sociales, ante la abundancia de evidencia de que la realidad…

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Zimbabwe media capture

30 July, 2017 / By Faith Ndlovu, Bulawayo Two weeks ago, the Zimbabwean media industry celebrated as two of the country’s biggest media players, Zimpapers and AB Communications, launched new media products amidst a harsh economic environment, posing a serious viability challenge to the sector. Zimpapers unveiled a new publication, the Business Weekly, while AB Communications…

Creation of a People’s Broadcasting Corp. in the Philippines

24 July, 2017 / By By Rex L. Navarro, Bussines Mirror.com.ph IN his first State of the Nation Address, President Duterte called for the creation of a People’s Broadcasting Corp. (PBC), replacing PTV-4, the government-run TV station. The PBC aims to replicate credible international public broadcasting networks like the British Broadcasting Corp. Along with this, he…

Shutting the door on pro-NDC press bad for our democracy

22 July, 2017 / By Abu Mubarik, Pulso.com.gh Journalists, however critical they are of the president, must not be denied access to the Flagstaff House. The foundation of any growing democracy is to have a buoyant press that speaks truth to power, no matter how awkward or detestable they are. In the United State of America,…

Somos Majadahonda e Izquierda Unida presentan una moción por la pluralidad de la publicidad institucional en los medios de comunicación

July 21, 2017 / infomajadahonda.com Somos Majadahonda junto con Izquierda Unida presentan en el próximo Pleno Municipal de Majadahonda del mes de julio, una moción para la supresión del uso de la contratación menor en los servicios de la publicidad institucional del Ayuntamiento. “Desde Somos Majadahonda hemos observando como la publicidad institucional del Ayuntamiento de Majadahonda se repite año tras…

It’s time to face reality over terrorism in the Gulf

20 July, 2017 By Stefano Stefanini, EURACTIV.com Federica Mogherini must push the Gulf states to clean up on terrorism and work towards an end to the standoff with Qatar, writes Stefano Stefanini. Stefano Stefanini is former permanent representative of Italy to NATO and diplomatic advisor to former Italian President Napolitano. This Sunday (23 July), Federica Mogherini will visit…

Who Owns The Media In Ghana

20 July, 2017 / By Peace FM Online The Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) will hold a one-day stakeholder forum to present a report on research findings on media ownership in Ghana on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 9a.m. at the Alisa Hotel in Accra. The research project titled: “Media…

Europa advierte de la falta de independencia en los medios de comunicación

July 18, 2017 / By prnoticias.com ¿Son los medios de comunicación europeos verdaderamente independientes? Aunque aparentemente los países occidentalizados tienen presumen de su libertad de información un estudio encargado por la Unión Europea pone en cuestión esta afirmación. El documento, emitido por el Centro de Estudio de Política Europea bajo el nombre de Análisis comparativo…

Opinion: Autocracy versus pluralism in the Qatar crisis

16 July, 2017 / By  Deutsche Welle Saudi Arabia has yet to present a single reasonable argument in its row with Qatar, says Kersten Knipp. Serious power interests are at stake – as is, above all, the political culture of the whole region. It’s a long way from Saudi Arabia to Europe, which sometimes makes…

Top UAE Official Slams Qatar-Owned Al-Jazeera for Anti-Semitism

14 July, 2017 / By The Tower In the latest sign of the growing rift between the Saudi-led Gulf states and Qatar, the foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates blasted Qatar’s Al-Jazeera network on Wednesday for promoting anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial. Anwar Gargash, the UAE’s minister for foreign affairs, charged that Al-Jazeera “promoted anti-Semitic violence by…