Media industry regulation

Kashmiri students browse internet on their mobile phones as they sits inside a restaurant in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. On Wednesday, authorities ordered internet service providers to block 16 social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter, and popular online chat applications for one month "in the interest of maintenance of public order." The government has often halted internet service in the region in the past in an attempt to prevent anti-India demonstrations from forming. But this is the first time authorities have shut down social media following the circulation of videos of alleged abuse by Indian soldiers.(AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
April 27, 2017 - 4:28 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's government has banned 22 social media sites in an effort to calm tensions in parts of the disputed region of Kashmir after viral videos depicting the alleged abuse of Kashmiris by Indian forces fueled protests. But the sites remained online Thursday morning as the...
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Kashmiri students browse internet on their mobile phones as they sits inside a restaurant in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. On Wednesday, authorities ordered internet service providers to block 16 social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter, and popular online chat applications for one month "in the interest of maintenance of public order." The government has often halted internet service in the region in the past in an attempt to prevent anti-India demonstrations from forming. But this is the first time authorities have shut down social media following the circulation of videos of alleged abuse by Indian soldiers.(AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
April 27, 2017 - 2:48 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An official with Kashmir's state-owned telecom company says it has so far been unable to shut down 22 social media sites that the Indian government banned in parts of the disputed Himalayan region in an effort to prevent protests. The government banned the sites, including...
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April 25, 2017 - 2:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The panel that approves media credentials to cover Congress declined to grant permanent credentials to Breitbart News Network, LLC. The Standing Committee of Correspondents voted unanimously Tuesday to table an application from Breitbart and declined to extend temporary...
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April 25, 2017 - 1:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The panel that approves media credentials to cover Congress has declined to grant permanent credentials to Breitbart News Network, LLC. The Standing Committee of Correspondents voted unanimously Tuesday to table an application from Breitbart and declined to extend temporary...
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April 12, 2017 - 3:37 pm
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced a rights lawyer to 10 years in prison and five years of house arrest and a social media ban for using Facebook to "destabilize the general order" and "harm national unity and social peace." The Alexandria-based lawyer, Mohamed Ramadan, was...
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FILE -- In this June 1, 2016 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, speaks during a press conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. El-Sissi picked three former leaders at state news organizations during the era of deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak to lead new media watchdog agencies, part of measures to tighten his control following a pair of horrific church bombings. The move comes just days after President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi publicly criticized media coverage of the deadly suicide bombings in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria.(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
April 12, 2017 - 11:26 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president has picked three former leaders at state news organizations during the era of deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak to lead new media watchdog agencies, part of measures to tighten his control over the country following a pair of horrific Islamic State church bombings last...
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April 11, 2017 - 12:28 pm
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Great Britain doesn't exist in Slovakia. There's an institution with a power to issue fines of up to 6,600 euros ($7,000) for those who would disagree. The state Geodesy, Cartography and Cadaster Authority has warned Slovakian media that a 1995 law says the country that...
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April 10, 2017 - 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — "Fake news" is not limited to presidential politics and conspiracy theories. Investors also have to be on the alert for stock promotions masquerading as unbiased reports online. Federal regulators have brought civil fraud charges against 27 businesses and individuals for deceiving...
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April 10, 2017 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — "Fake news" is not limited to presidential politics and conspiracy theories. Investors also have to be on the alert for stock promotions masquerading as unbiased reports online. Federal regulators have brought civil fraud charges against 27 businesses and individuals for deceiving...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 05, 2017 - 8:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his predecessor's national security adviser of breaking the law, one month after he accused former President Barack Obama of illegally wiretapping him. In an interview with The New York Times, Trump said Obama's...
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