Tag: News media

Concern mounts about possible Turkish law on media funding

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ISTANBUL — Press freedom groups expressed concern Friday about comments by Turkish officials about possible legislation to regulate foreign funding for media and the...

Belarus shuts more civil society groups in wide crackdown

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KYIV, Ukraine — Belarusian authorities on Friday announced the closure of 15 nongovernmental organizations, part of a sweeping crackdown on independent media and civil...

Russia designates media outlet, reporters, as foreign agents

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MOSCOW — Russian authorities designated an investigative media outlet and several journalists as “foreign agents" Friday, raising pressure on the country's independent media ahead...

Belarus shuts more civil society groups in wide crackdown

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KYIV, Ukraine — Belarusian authorities on Friday announced the closure of 15 nongovernmental organizations, part of a sweeping crackdown on civil society activists and...

Washington Post reporter sues paper for discrimination

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Washington Post politics reporter Felicia Sonmez sued the paper and several of its current and former editors for discriminating against her as a victim...

Judge tosses suit by Candace Owens over Facebook fact checks

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DOVER, Del. — A Delaware judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative political commentator Candace Owens against USA Today and another media organization...

Mexico fines candidate for support from influencer wife

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s electoral agency fined a state gubernatorial candidate $2.75 million, ruling that he got prohibited support from his influencer wife’s social...

Slammed for bribery, Siemens continued to ignore red flags

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German engineering giant Siemens ignored some of its own red flags for foreign bribery in the aftermath of a major corruption scandal in 2008,...

Thousands pay last respects to slain Dutch reporter

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AMSTERDAM — Thousands of people lined up Wednesday to pay their last respects to slain crime reporter Peter R. de Vries at a theater...

Belarus authorities move to shut top journalist association

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KYIV, Ukraine — Authorities in Belarus moved Wednesday to outlaw the country's leading journalists' association, part of a sweeping crackdown on independent media and...