Media Watch

'19Jan
23

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...
'18Dec
24

Year in Review: Drama, Mystery, Science in Space Mark Outgoing Year

For Russia’s space agency Roscosmos, the first six months of the year were relatively quiet, but things started picking up the pace in the second half of the year: mystery, treason suspicions, a lift-off accident,...
'18Dec
21

Vladimir Putin’s annual news conference • President of Russia

In-Depth Coverage December 20, 2018The President's news conference was broadcast live by Rossiya 1, Rossiya 24, Channel One and NTV, as well as Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii radio stations.Television channel...
'18Dec
19

The Next Commander In Chief? Democrats Hone Foreign Policy Pitches

Enlarge this image Both Democratic Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts have already given major foreign-policy addresses ahead...
'18Dec
18

North Korean media warns of "unhealthy ideas" spread by mobile phones

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s main state newspaper warned on Tuesday of the “negative impact” from mobile phones use around the world, as both legal and illicit communications devices proliferate in the isolated...
'18Dec
18

Inside Shenzhen’s race to outdo Silicon Valley

Every day at around 4 p.m., the creeeek criikkk of stretched packing tape echoes through Huaqiangbei, Shenzhen’s sprawling neighborhood of hardware stores. Shopkeepers package up the day’s sales—selfie sticks,...
'18Dec
07

The 6 reasons why Huawei gives the US and its allies security nightmares

The detention in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO and the daughter of its founder, is further inflaming tensions between the US and China. Her arrest is linked to a US extradition request. On December 7 a...
'18Dec
07

Technological innovation will help us feed our planet in future

In 2018 our television screens were filled with thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in dangerous and unseaworthy boats. More recently, we saw a caravan of 7,000 migrants from Central...
'18Dec
07

Mali: Dangerous Upsurge in Abuse by Ethnic Militias

Expand Peuhl animal herders waiting to cross the Bani River, near Sofara, central Mali.  On August 7, 2018, Dozo militia allegedly detained 11 Peuhl traders as they waited to cross the river to...
'18Nov
07

Voting problems surface as Americans go to the polls

From closed polling sites to malfunctioning machines, Election Day brought frustration for some voters in contests shadowed by questions about the security and fairness of the electoral system.In Gwinnett County,...

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