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Jounalist platforms are constrained in Hungary. Jounalists are charged taxes to write articles on news media. The independence of journalists is diminishing. The citizens of Hungaray are against the new amendments because they are being forced to pay internet taxes. Tamas Bodoky is editor and chief of the investigative news website, Atlatszo. Tamas was awarded for his invasive use of technology at the Index Awards. He received the 2015 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Digital Activism. Atlatzso uncoververd the cases of state control in the media, election fraud, government corruption, and misuse of public funds. "Atlatzso means... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Global Media News
Media Organizations in Dubai are subject to strict content control by the government. In Dubai the news is incredibly analyzed before the papers hit the news stand. Editrs scans news articles for any vulgar material. Most of the foreign newspapers are viewed as racy and have to be edited. Anything that doesn't meet Dubai's media standards is marked out with a dark line. Magazines, newspapers, books, you name it, has to be regulated before clearance. Although the telecommunications law guarantees freedom of speech, political media cogent is monitored daily. The governed are not getting full use of their rights to... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Global Media News
A de facto license can be used to limit the freedom of the press in Latin America Congresses and judicial systems are under the power of elected presidents and aid in the censorship of press. Independent press in Latin America have are under major pressure to censor their work because of rules being forced on the media. The de facto license by the government can win over money and elections, inevitably silencing the media. The government wants to control all media outlets including, newspapers, TV, radio, and print. Those who are opposed to the governmental ideas on media are certain... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Global Media News
China New Information Gathering Idea Rejected By the U.S Chinas new ideas promote gathering the information of tech companies users. The laws they are trying to in force require tech companies to turn over "snooping" mechanisms to the Chinese government. The United States is against the act of China trying to enforce laws to collect user data. China's inquiries are mainly about tech companies encryption keys to their codes for personal data. The sharing of user data can threaten the U.S of economic cyber espionage. In an interview Obama stated his concerns for China requiring tech companies to give personal... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Global Media News
Dish Latino has gained a new tv channel on Choice Cable, Television Dominicana. Latino families can enjoy the 24 hour programming, airing through the homes in Puerto Rico and the U.S.2.6 million U.S subscribers tune into Television Dominicana from its several major cable, satellite, and telco providers. According to the NY Times, Television Dominicana airs on Channel 844 of DishLATINO. There was a high demand for more spanish speaking Tv programs. The Dominican population 9,956,648 people, according to census beureau can share their programs internationally. The demands have been met, now allowing for the spanish speaking household to view programs... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Global Media News
Behind the glamorous seven start hotel and posh sky scrappers are the poor workers who built them. The city of Dubai is a major tourist attraction to many whom aren't aware of the workers in the shadows. Celebrities travel and promote the populated emirate aiding in molding the public opinion of the United Arab Emirates. The likes of Tiger Woods, Angelina and Brad Pitt conduct business there, bringing in more traffic. People see what they wanter to see and fail to notice to mistreatment towards workers who clean and aid the city. You have to look at the big picture... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Global Media News
Afghan rebels have sent threats to journalist about the media releasing news. Media censorship is known to be forced globally by several different governments. Usually a government puts restrict on the internet and other media outlets to control the news. There are several groups that run to protect the freedom of the press and strive to release news for the public about corruption, land grabbing, violence against women, and human rights abuses. "A Human Rights Watch reporter, Patricia Gossman released Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, said journalists increasingly face threats from Taliban insurgents and corrupt government officials". Journalist are trying to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Global Media News
Khmer, the official language in Cambodia was mad hard to text because of its extensive characters. This language of the Khmer people has a syllabic alphabet in which each consonant has two form. Consonants are all the non-vowel sounds, or their corresponding letters: A, E, I, O, U and sometimes Y. The modern Khmer uses 33 characters. Because there are many characters used, an app was made to converse faster. The developers made this app for iPhone users and allowed access to more advanced keyboard. It allows the new users to type 40 words per minute, compared to just 28... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Global Media News
Yandex is a Russian Internet company which operates the largest search engine in Russia with about 60% market share in that country. It also develops a number of Internet-based services and products. Yandex is complaining that Google services are taking too much power. Google is competing the antitrust. Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Global Media News
Its' difficult for smaller companies to shine when large scale companies get all of the shine. Google has pushed its competing rivals buttons such as Yandex. Yandex is a Russian Internet company which operates the largest search engine in Russia with about 60% market share in that country. According to, Yandex alleges that its rival, Google has an unfair advantage because it insists device-makers set Google as the default search setting if they want to pre-install its Play store. Googles restrictions are conflict with the way Yandex markets its company. The amount of shares on android phones are affected... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Global Media News
Alimi was a guest on Funmi Lyanda's "New Dawn with Funmi", a talk show on the NTA (Nigerian Television Authority)
Homosexuality is scorned upon by the Nigerian government. Laws have been past to restrict gay marriage in Nigeria. Anyone found or assumed to be gay can be captured and tortured legally. Arrests have been made to punish those suspected to be gay leading to fourteen years of jail time. Nigerians are allowed to beat and even kill gays in public. Gay Nigerians have fled the country in order to protect themselves and their families. Bisi Alimi was one of the first gay Nigerians to come out about his homosexuality on television. His appearance caused his interview to be taken off... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Global Media News
A Ugandan Magazine was recently published to support gays and help tell their story. The publisher, Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera is openly gay and hopes to raise awareness about gay experiences. Tabloids make it difficult to supports homosexuality because they expose LGBT people in a country where homosexuality is illegal. "Politicians have stoked anti-gay sentiment by proposing laws that appeal to conservative Christians – the latest of which seeks to criminalise the “promotion” of homosexuality". (Agence France-Presse) Along with many of her followers, Kasha has experienced violence and hate. She decided to create the magazine entitled Bombastic after she received hundreds... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Global Media News
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