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Designer Gulnara Karimova (L), daughter of Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov, stands with a model after presenting her Guli Collection. ©Reuters/Jason Lee Uzbek first daughter confirms media empire shutdown The eldest daughter of Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov Wednesday confirmed the closure of television channels she is believed to control, as rumours build of a rift in the ruling family.
31 октября 2013
British newspapers in bid to block tough new press watchdog British newspaper and magazine publishers sought a last-minute court injunction on Wednesday to stop a mechanism backed by politicians to regulate the press from being approved later in the day.
31 октября 2013
©Reuters/Charles Platiau Mexico demands US answers on German media reports of spying Mexico has demanded answers from Washington following a report in a German weekly that US agents hacked into former president Felipe Calderon's email account.
21 октября 2013
China official sacked for extravagant wedding: media A low-ranking official in Beijing was sacked for hosting a lavish wedding banquet, Chinese state media said, becoming the latest target of a high-profile official crackdown on corruption and waste.
09 октября 2013
©REUTERS/Mike Blake Yahoo News names editor, plans major expansion Yahoo News named a new editor-in-chief Monday who comes from The New York Times and promised a "major expansion" of news gathering at the US Internet giant.
11 сентября 2013
Olympics: For Chinese media, WWII overshadows Tokyo 2020 Chinese state-run media offered Tokyo heavily qualified congratulations Monday for winning the right to host the 2020 Olympics, saying the event's success would depend on Japan recognising its World War II aggression.
09 сентября 2013
Australian tycoon to sue Murdoch, claims wife 'Chinese spy' Flamboyant Australian billionaire Clive Palmer on Thursday said he plans to sue Rupert Murdoch over unflattering allegations and claimed the media mogul's estranged wife is a Chinese spy.
05 сентября 2013
Chinese media say 'no excuse' for West to strike Syria Chinese state media warned the West against strikes on Syria Thursday as momentum mounted for President Bashar al-Assad's regime to be punished over an alleged chemical weapons attack.
29 августа 2013
AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong. ©REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst AOL trims its Patch news operations AOL said Friday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs at its Patch hyperlocal news operations, while consolidating or closing some Patch sites.
18 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Susana Vera Online video forces change on TV industry Having turned print media upside down, the Internet now is disrupting television, forcing broadcasters to adapt to tablets and video-on-demand to hold onto views and advertisers.
14 августа 2013
Amazon's Bezos buys Washington Post for $250 mn The Washington Post, the legendary newspaper that broke the Watergate scandal, is being sold to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as it seeks to survive the onslaught of the Internet.
06 августа 2013
New York Times sells Boston Globe to baseball team owner The New York Times Company announced Saturday that it has agreed to sell The Boston Globe newspaper for $70 million cash to the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox baseball team.
05 августа 2013
Photo courtesy of Online sharing helps hackers sharpen 'spears' Sharing on social media helps hackers sharpen "spear phishing" attacks they use to trick their way into computers.
31 июля 2013
Illustration by U.S. journalist to teach Kazakhstan media use Twitter and Facebok Journalism and social media expert Sonia Smith is visiting Astana on July 12-13.
12 июля 2013
Rupert Murdoch, chairman and CEO of News Corporation with his wife Wendi Deng. Murdoch splits empire into two firms Rupert Murdoch split his corporate empire into two parts under a long-promised plan to "unlock value" by separating high-flying entertainment operations from struggling publishing activities.
29 июня 2013
Photo courtesy of Murdoch, Abu Dhabi group eye Financial Times: report Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and Abu Dhabi's state media group are in talks to acquire the Financial Times Group for about $1.2 billion.
28 июня 2013
World rights groups say Jordan trying to censor online media International rights groups and media freedom defenders expressed concern on Wednesday about a recent Jordanian government decision to block unlicensed local news websites saying it was a censorship attempt.
20 июня 2013
Greek court orders state broadcaster reopened, PM offers reshuffle A Greek court on Monday suspended the government's shock decision to shut down state broadcaster ERT and ordered it reopened until a new national media body can be set up.
18 июня 2013
Greece faces general strike amid fury over state TV closure Greek unions plan a 24-hour general strike Thursday, amid a storm of protest over the government's decision to shut down public broadcaster ERT as part of sweeping cost-cutting measures.
13 июня 2013
US moves help Iranians get on line but hit economy The US is making it easier for information-hungry Iranians to get on the Internet and use social media, but has also slapped new sanctions on the economy that could make their lives more painful.
06 июня 2013

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