Russia banned LinkedIn on Thursday, after Microsoft-owned social network failed to comply with the a 2014 law regarding Russian user data collection. The ban was exacted by Roskomnadzor, the government’s communications regulation agency. Roskomnazdor issued a statement, in Russian, regarding the decision. It cited the
Last Friday, CNN’s Anderson Cooper aired a segment about late night comedy coverage in the presidential election titled “2016: The Year Late Night Picked a Side.” It is a supercut of Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, John Oliver and Samantha Bee skewering Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on
This article is the fourth in a series about how foreign media cover the election. Read the latest article about Russia here. This edition of our election series focuses on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s media and its coverage of the upcoming American presidential election.
If London 2012 was the “Social Olympics,” then the 2016 UN General Assembly should be dubbed the “Social UNGA.” This year’s UNGA leveraged the suite of new media tools rolled out by Facebook and Twitter over the past year to bring the two-week long meeting
This article is the second in a series about how foreign media cover the election. Read the first article about Israel here. This edition of our election series focuses on Ghana and its media’s coverage of the 2016 United States presidential election. Ghana is also experiencing an
Yesterday, following an article by the Washington Post’s Robert Costa, the Donald Trump campaign said it would make a “major announcement” at his newest property on Friday – Washington, D.C.’s Trump International Hotel. Trump spokesman Jason Miller announced, as well, that the Republican candidate believed that
After the International Paralympic Committee Ejected a Belarusian Team Employee, Pro-Russian Media Fired Back
The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games saw their first political protest last night when Andrey Fomochkin, an employee of the Belarusian sports ministry, draped the Russian flag around his shoulders as he marched in with his country during the Opening Ceremony at Maracana Stadium. Fomochkin’s credentials