KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarusian authorities said Tuesday that an independent media outlet that has extensively covered over seven weeks of protests against the country's authoritarian president...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Authorities in Uganda say bloggers and others publishing or broadcasting online must register with authorities, drawing criticism from some who see it as an attack on free...
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador President Nayib Bukele denied a report Friday that his government has been negotiating with one of the country’s most powerful gangs to lower the...
Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after battling the coronavirus, according to his Twitter account
ATLANTA (AP) — Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after battling the coronavirus, according to his Twitter account.
Journalist Maria Ressa, online news site convicted of libel in ruling considered a blow to press freedom in Philippines
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Journalist Maria Ressa, online news site convicted of libel in ruling considered a blow to press freedom in Philippines.
Comedian and actor Jerry Stiller is dead at age 92, his son Ben Stiller announced in a tweet early Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian and actor Jerry Stiller is dead at age 92, his son Ben Stiller announced in a tweet early Monday.
SAO PAULO (AP) — A judge in Brazil’s capital on Thursday dismissed accusations that journalist Glenn Greenwald was involved in hacking phones of officials, following weeks of criticism that his...
TIRANA, Albania (AP) —
Lawmakers in Albania passed an “anti-defamation package” Wednesday that authorizes heavy fines on online media and gives additional powers to government media...
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Monday urged authorities in Albania to further amend a draft law on a new registration system for online...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court rules out new trial for man convicted in “Serial” podcast murder case.
NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney general says he has been investigating Facebook's privacy practices since 2018 .
Saudi Arabia takes journalists to site of missile-and-drone attack on facility at heart of kingdom’s oil industry
BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia takes journalists to site of missile-and-drone attack on facility at heart of kingdom's oil industry.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed bills restricting online media and making a criminal of anyone who insults the state — laws that critics see as part of Kremlin efforts to...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian lawmakers passed legislation Thursday that imposes restrictions on online media and criminalizes anyone who insults the state.
NEW YORK (AP) — Digital darling BuzzFeed has gone retro chic.
The online media company handed out 20,000 newspapers printed on actual paper during a publicity stunt Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — The patriarch of the family behind the Chicago Cubs has apologized after an online media outlet published emails in which he took part in racist comments and conspiracy theories.
Some of the emails Splinter News published Monday featured Joe Ricketts making Islamophobic comments, such as "Islam is a cult and not a religion." Others included conspiracies about former President Barack Obama's birthplace and education.
Ricketts, who founded TD Ameritrade, apologized for the emails.
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Four international media organizations have called on the Albanian government to drop two draft laws on state regulation and compulsory registration of online media to fight fake news.
MOSCOW (AP) — A news outlet linked to a Russian multimillionaire accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has reportedly been hit by an arson attack.
St. Petersburg restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozh is believed to control a media empire that includes a "troll farm" whose members were indicted in the U.S. in February for allegedly waging "information warfare" against the U.S. through social media platforms and online media.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media.
The law, published Saturday in the country's official gazette, empowers authorities to order the blocking of websites that publish content considered a threat to national security. Viewers attempting to access blocked sites can also be sentenced to one year in prison or fined up to EGP100,000 ($5,593) under the law.
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Defense Ministry says it has lodged criminal charges against four military officers who allegedly deserted after training in Britain.
A statement the ministry issued on Thursday said the four army officers did not return to Albania after "doing their duty abroad." It said authorities have been investigating the case for some weeks.
MIAMI (AP) — Buzzfeed is seeking to force testimony by top U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials about their knowledge of an unproven dossier on President Donald Trump's purported activities involving Russia and allegations of Russian interference during last year's election.
MIAMI (AP) — A businessman based in Cyprus is suing the Buzzfeed online media outlet for defamation over its publication of an unproven dossier on President Donald Trump's purported activities involving Russia and allegations of Russian interference during last year's U.S. election.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota group is launching a campaign to increase awareness of traumatic brain injuries and how to get help.
Officials of the North Dakota Brain Injury Network have started advertising through television, radio, print and online media that will run through June. The advertisements will depict the warning signs of brain injury and provide information on how to stay safe, The Bismarck Tribune (http://bit.ly/2l9jRfv ) reported.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian West sued an online media outlet for libel Tuesday, saying she was wrongly portrayed as a liar and thief after she was attacked in Paris.
The lawsuit in Manhattan federal court seeks unspecified damages from MediaTakeOut.com. It said Kardashian West, traumatized by the Oct. 3 armed robbery, was victimized a second time when the website reported hours afterward that she faked the robbery and lied about the assault.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico tourism officials are closing four visitor centers next month.
The state Tourism Department confirmed Friday that the closures will take effect Oct. 7 and attributed part of the decision to the greater role that mobile devices and online media play in travel planning.
The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/2cfhTWw) that visitor centers in La Bajada, Raton, Chama and Anthony will be affected.