McKaiser’s death a major loss to journalism fraternity

The death of veteran radio talk show host Eusebius McKaiser has been described as the biggest loss to the industry and the country as a whole. The 45-year-old was a broadcaster, political analyst and journalist. He passed away after a suspected epileptic seizure. The former talk radio show host was born in[…]

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Twitter suspends accounts of several journalists

Twitter Inc on Thursday suspended the accounts of several journalists, including ones from the New York Times and the Washington Post, with the site showing “account suspended” notices for them. Reuters could not immediately ascertain why those accounts were suspended. All the suspended reporters have in recent months written about[…]

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UAE: Journalists reportedly sacked en masse over article on cost of living crisis

INTERNATIONAL The Emirati news website Al-Roeya has sacked dozens of editors and journalists after the publication of an article highlighting the economic impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on the cost of living for low-income residents of the UAE. Raseef22, a Lebanese news website that revealed the mass sacking last week, reported that employees, journalists[…]

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West Bank: Israeli troops kill Palestinian Al Jazeera journalist during Jenin raid

INTERNATIONAL Israeli forces shot and killed a senior Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent during an army raid on Wednesday in Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, the Qatar-based news channel and Palestinian Health Ministry said. Wearing a press vest, Palestinian Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was shot in the head during her coverage of the incursion and was transferred to[…]

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Greek PM demands swift probe into journalist’s murder

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has demanded the “swift resolution” of an investigation into a crime journalist’s murder that has already been condemned by leading European Union officials, political parties and media unions. Giorgos Karaivaz, who worked for private TV station Star and also ran the news blog, was[…]

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