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Rick and Morty have made an appearance on My Little Pony. Thankfully - to the relief of concerned parents and media watchdogs everywhere - the cameo was a non-speaking, blink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo. Rick and Morty was originally created by animator and voice actor Justin Roiland as an ...
"Homosexuality was illegal in China until 1997, thought of as a mental illness until 2001, and is still considered 'abnormal sexual relations or behavior' by state media watchdogs. While homosexuality is not illegal in China, the country's government is constantly shuffling its views and policy on ...

It is possible that Sina decided to mount its campaign in a highly public manner in order to show off its zeal to the party's media watchdogs. Angry people flooded the site with messages lambasting the firm's intolerance of homosexuality. Even the People's Daily, a party mouthpiece, weighed in against Sina. war
The United States has joined media watchdogs in calling on Russian authorities to thoroughly investigate the death of Russian investigative journalist Maksim Borodin last week. The United States is "shocked" by the death of Borodin "under mysterious circumstances," Harry Kamian, the new U.S. ...
The host's closeness with the president may not sit well with media watchdogs, but the cozy relationship has been good for the Hannity business: "Hannity" is the most-watched cable news program, averaging 3.2 million viewers in the first quarter of 2018, up from 1.8 million in the early months of 2016. Secret

Not even Fox News knew that conservative commentator Sean Hannity was a client of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen until it was revealed in court Monday -- and media ethics experts across the political spectrum are calling foul. Hannity is the host of a primetime opinion ...
The directive has caused consternation from media watchdogs and local anchors who have likened the promotions to propaganda. This editorial board saw those videos as a chance to better inform our readers about how we create our editorial views, and how syndicated columnists play a role in the ...
Geo TV, part of Pakistan's largest commercial media group, Jang, was taken off the air in many parts of the country on April 1, with media watchdogs and journalists claiming foul play. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PERMA) and the Islamabad government have insisted they were ... War
To ensure that openness is given top priority, every state has adopted laws requiring governments to provide information with a minimum of fuss and without officials charging outrageous fees for that access. Diligence among media watchdogs is paramount, especially during a time when there are ongoing ... War
As CNN's Dan Merica writes, the White House meeting could turn contentious, since the guest list includes video game CEOs on one side and media watchdogs on the other. Trump has invited Strauss Zelnick, the CEO of the company that makes the game "Grand Theft Auto," and Robert Altman, chairman ... War
Tech industry insiders and children's media watchdogs have launched a “Truth About Tech” campaign, pushing to create ethical standards for tech companies, lobbying for government regulation and government-funded research on the effects of all these screens, and advocating digital literacy curricula in ... War
Media watchdogs mostly assumed that “it can't happen here,” pointing at most EU countries' good rankings in Reporters Without Borders' (RSF) annual press freedom index. They focused their attention on Europe's accession countries, the Western Balkans and, of course, Turkey, where governmental ... War
Fico on Friday denied that any such request was made. Deloire told The Associated Press "I'm really surprised, because I said it twice during the meeting without any ambiguity. He perfectly understood. The second time he answered 'I will consider this.'" Deloire said other media watchdogs at the meeting can confirm the ... War
Fico on Friday denied that any such request was made. Deloire told The Associated Press "I'm really surprised, because I said it twice during the meeting without any ambiguity. He perfectly understood. The second time he answered 'I will consider this.'" Deloire said other media watchdogs at the meeting ... War
Deloire said other media watchdogs at the meeting can confirm the comments. ———. 12:05 p.m.. Police in Slovakia have released seven Italians who were detained as suspects in the slayings of an investigative journalist and his girlfriend. The seven men were taken into custody Thursday when police ... War
Gov. Jay Inslee created national buzz early this week by going toe to toe with President Donald Trump at a national governors' conference. He challenged Trump on gun policy and chided the president to try “a little less tweeting and a little more listening.” But Inslee saved his greater show of force for fellow ... War

Rights groups, local journalists and media watchdogs have raised their concerns at what they call "fabricated" charges against the young journalist. Amnesty International, in its annual human rights report released on Thursday, said that if convicted, Yusuf might face life imprisonment. "Amnesty International ... War
Rappler, known for its critical reporting of Mr Duterte's presidency, and media watchdogs called the move an attempt to muzzle the press. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr argued that it was not, saying Ms Ranada can report by watching news conferences on television. Mr Duterte's move "could ... War
The Philippine president said Thursday he has banned a reporter from entering the presidential palace compound to attend news briefings because her online news organization's license to operate was revoked by the government's corporate watchdog. President Rodrigo Duterte invoked the Securities ... War
Rappler, known for its critical reporting of Duterte's presidency, and media watchdogs called the move an attempt to muzzle the press. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. argued that it was not, saying Ranada can report by watching news conferences on television. Duterte's move "could portend a ... War
Centre for Independent Journalism director Sonia Randhawa (left) said the press ombudsman would give the media more power to negotiate with the government on issues relating to censorship and regulation. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 — Industry watchdogs and an ... War
The ongoing imprisonment of two former RFA reporters held for three months on charges of “espionage” is “unjustified” and in violation of Cambodia's constitutional right to freedom of expression, a consortium of journalist organizations said Tuesday, calling for their “immediate release.” Former RFA Khmer ... War
Other media watchdogs, such as Paris-based Reporters Without Borders, have also raised concern over what appears to be an emerging trend: “By targeting journalists in this manner, the U.S. president ended a longstanding American tradition of promoting freedom of expression and sent a powerful ... James Comey FBI
... news outlets and reporters as far back as his presidential campaign — at times singling them out individually during public speeches and on social media. Media watchdogs and ethics experts have criticized Trump and allies of the president who parrot his attacks, which seem designed to delegitimize the ... James Comey FBI
Journalists and supporters display placards during a protest in favour of the freedom of press in Manila on Friday. Philippine journalists took to the streets in support of a news website facing state-enforced closure, accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of trampling on press freedom. The government withdrew ... James Comey FBI
ISLAMABAD: Media Watchdogs in Pakistan express concern over the closure of US Congress-funded RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal bureau office in Islamabad on the basis of a report by the main spy agency of Pakistan, ISI. “This is an overreaction and will hurt Pakistan's image abroad,” Iqbal Khattak, ... James Comey FBI
An already adverse environment for journalists in the Midwestern United States has worsened in the year since President Trump's inauguration, an international group of media watchdogs concluded after traveling to the state of Missouri. The group also met with journalists from Illinois and Wisconsin. James Comey FBI
The government withdrew the corporate registration of the Rappler website this week and has summoned its chief executive to answer a “cyber-libel” complaint in what media watchdogs describe as payback for critical coverage of Duterte's deadly war on drugs. About 200 journalists and activists, most of ... James Comey FBI
St. Louis, Missouri, January 18, 2018--An already adverse environment for journalists in the Midwestern United States has worsened in the year since President Trump's inauguration, an international group of media watchdogs concluded after traveling to the state of Missouri. The group also met with ... James Comey FBI
Ten of 11 national television channels are directly or indirectly connected to politicians and oligarchs, according to a report published by the Institute of Mass Information and Reporters Without Borders media watchdogs in September. Otar Dovzhenko, a media expert and a lecturer at the School of ... James Comey FBI
Bottom line: Media watchdogs play a necessary role in helping to maintain journalistic standards. Sometimes they get it right – again, as in this case – but sometimes they overreact and function as just one more political pressure group. Remember, first and foremost that many media watchdogs are political ... James Comey FBI
What about the media watchdogs that always appear busy drawing up reports warning that the fourth estate is under threat? And what about governments of the day whom the latter routinely name as posing a direct risk to the media? Thus these self-proclaimed watchdogs are mindful that the fundamental ... James Comey FBI
PHILIPPINES The Philippine securities commission has revoked the registration of an online news outfit known for its critical reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte, a move media watchdogs said is an act to muzzle the free press. INDONESIA A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower ... James Comey FBI
Grves said this has raised some privacy concerns among prominent social media watchdogs, but that they shouldn't be concerned. “Because [members of ISIS are] not U.S. citizens, the DoD doesn't extend the Privacy Act of 1974 like DHS does. DHS provides privacy protections to everybody. The DoD has ... James Comey FBI
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he “did not give a s***” as his government moved to shut down a news website that has been critical in its reporting on his deadly drug war, with media watchdogs raising fears over eroding freedoms. The country's corporate regulator revoked the ... James Comey FBI
Media watchdogs have expressed concern over the potential influence of the Koch brothers on Time Inc. The siblings fund a non-profit ... James Comey FBI
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) have strongly ... James Comey FBI
Rights bodies and media watchdogs including Reporters Without Borders (RSF) accuse Jammeh of cultivating a “pervasive climate of fear” and ... James Comey FBI
"Domestic and international media watchdogs at the time regularly flagged online censorship as a means through which the Rajapaksa regime ... James Comey FBI
International media watchdogs have said militants have greatly contributed to the climate of fear by explicitly targeting journalists for reporting ... James Comey FBI
The Russian embassy in the US has called for a strong response from media watchdogs after Washington demanded that the provider for RT ... James Comey FBI
There was no notice from state media watchdogs. Fans flocked to online forums fathoming what might have happened, lamenting Bilibili's ... James Comey FBI
The surge of media killings in the Philippines has prompted human rights groups, and media watchdogs to criticize the government for what ... James Comey FBI
... has generated pushback from some broadcasters, lawmakers, media watchdogs and viewers troubled by Sinclair's right-leaning editorial ... James Comey FBI
But rights activists and media watchdogs accuse authorities of trying to rein in voices critical of the government online as well, often under the ... James Comey FBI
Chris Wallace, one of the few genuine journalists at Fox News, is upset, as he should be, with the network's opinion show hosts always bashing ... James Comey FBI
... media corps was waiting for some sort of support from the media watchdogs, the PCI attempted hitting the credibility of Kashmir media, at one ... James Comey FBI
... news organizations mis- or disinform, the people behind them can be called out and held liable – both by authorities and media watchdogs. James Comey FBI


 

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