Twitter temporarily bans radio show host Alex Jones’ account

San Francisco, Aug 15 : After facing protests on its platform, Twitter has temporarily banned the account of US conspiracy theorist and radio host Alex Jones. Twitter confirmed to NBC News on Tuesday that Jones’ Twitter account was “put in read-only mode”. It means Jones can browse Twitter posts but cannot tweet. The restrictions are […]

Facebook refutes report ‘Zuckerberg doesn’t care about publishers’

San Francisco, Aug 14 : Facebook has denied a media report that cited one of its senior executives as saying that Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t care about publishers. The Australian on Monday reported that in a meeting with Australian media executives, Facebook’s Head of News Partnerships Campbell Brown said: “Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t care about publishers but […]

Chinese media keep up drumbeat of criticism of US

By Alexandra Harney SHANGHAI, Aug 11 : China’s state media continued a barrage of criticism of the United States on Saturday as their tit-for-tat trade war escalated, while seeking to reassure readers the Chinese economy remains in strong shape. Commentaries in the People’s Daily, China’s top newspaper, likened the United States to a bull in […]

Wife of jailed Reuters journalist in Myanmar gives birth

By Aye Min Thant YANGON, Aug 10 : The wife of imprisoned Reuters journalist Wa Lone, who is facing up to 14 years in jail in Myanmar for allegedly violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, gave birth to a girl on Friday. Wa Lone, 32, and his colleague Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, have been detained […]

Editors Guild demands action against media saboteurs

New Delhi, Aug 8 : The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday demanded action against those “throttling media freedom” and condemned the “blocking or interference” in the transmission of television content that is seen to be “critical” of the government. The statement comes days after two journalists at ABP News Network quit the organisation. A […]

Editors Guild demands action against media saboteurs

New Delhi, Aug 8 : The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday demanded action against those “throttling media freedom” and condemned the “blocking or interference” in the transmission of television content that is seen to be “critical” of the government. The Editors’ body issued the statement days after two journalists at ABP News Network quit […]