Long before being targeted in massacre in Paris, satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo had been considered high on the potential hit-list for jihadists.
One of Ukraine's biggest TV networks faced the threat of being taken off air for filling its highly-rated New Year's Eve show with Russian pop songs beamed live from Moscow.
Turkish police arrested the editor of Turkey's biggest-selling newspaper and 26 others in lightning raids on supporters of a US-based cleric.
The first regional media forum has taken place in Kazakhstan to address the problems faced by Kazakhstani media outlets, including competitiveness and information security.
Kazakh political analyst Dosym Satpayev called information security of Kazakhstan weak and stressed that this could lead to a strongly divided society as was exemplified by the situation in Ukraine.
China's state-run media decried Barack Obama as a banal leader who has done an "insipid job", days ahead of a visit by the US president.
A partial solar eclipse swept across much of North America, triggering floods of blurry pictures of a crescent-shaped sun on Twitter and other social media.
US media giant Time Warner said Wednesday it would launch a stand-alone HBO streaming service next year.
Hundreds of colleagues, friends and family paid tribute Thursday to the numerous journalists killed over the past year, including US reporter James Foley.
Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos plans to tie the newspaper to his Amazon empire with a built-in Kindle tablet news app to reach a wider audience.
Spain's top-selling newspaper El Pais launched an online edition in Catalan.
Russia's biggest social network VKontakte appointed a new chief executive after the removal of its maverick founder Pavel Durov earlier this year.
Russia said it would probe Euronews after the news channel broadcast footage of Ukrainian fighters using the portrait of Vladimir Putin, styled as Hitler.
US media reported that Snapchat was valued at $10 billion based on funding pumped into the startup by a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
As American TV viewers await the Emmy Awards honoring last year's programs, the new season opened this summer and it is rich in stars.
Australians are becoming key players in the successful "social media wars" being waged from Iraq and Syria, the country's spy chief has warned.
The social news group BuzzFeed unveiled a major new expansion plan, using a fresh infusion of $50 million in venture capital.
British broadcaster Sky News apologised after one of its presenters searched through luggage at the crash site of downed flight MH17 live on air.
Almaly District Сourt No.2 ordered the editor of the now infamous in Kazakhstan Anyz Adam magazine to pay $71,000 in damages following a claim brought up by war veterans.
A Danish freelance photographer has been freed after being held hostage in Syria for 13 months, the Danish government said.
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