Poland: Politician vows steps to make media more ‘realistic’

In an interview with the state-owned PAP news agency Kaczynski said there was a “powerful media front inspired from the outside” during the presidential campaign. He named a private TV station in Poland that is owned by an American corporation.

Thai Vietjet commences 10th domestic service in Thailand, linking Bangkok and Nakhon Si Thammarat

Currently, the airline operates 13 domestic routes from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Krabi, Udon Thani, Hat Yai, Khon Kaen, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Ubon Ratchathani, Surat Thani plus direct flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket, Udon Thani, and Hat Yai.

Jake Paul addresses FBI raid in a cryptic post upon social media return

Police issued a statement to Fox News back then, saying: “Following the riots and looting that occurred on the evening of May 30th 2020 at Scottsdale Fashion Square mall, the Scottsdale Police Department received hundreds of tips and videos identifying social media influencer, Jake Joseph Paul (23), as a participant in the riot.”

The social media wins of the Golden Globes 2015

Almost within living memory, there was a time where an awards show was just a bunch of stars getting gongs in the middle of the night – but nowadays they’re also cottage industries for lol-merchants and meme-weavers. Acknowledging those artisans, here’s our picks of the best zings on social media from last night.

Streaming device Roku chases traditional TV viewers with its new media planning tool

In an effort to increase advertising revenue streaming device, Roku has launched an over-the-top (OTT) media planning tool, as per latest news report by The Drum. The dubbed activation insights tool is supposed to help brands to find otherwise hard-to-reach consumers who have either reduced watching cable TV or have cut the cord. As per […]

Meghan Markle will interview the co-founder of nonprofit newsroom The 19th about gender and diversity in the media at a virtual summit – after ‘reaching out’ and asking to be involved

Ramshaw said the Duchess ‘reached out’ to the organisation after learning of its work. ‘She [Meghan] told us that our vision for The 19th*—building a truly diverse and representative newsroom that covers women with nuance—spoke to her immediately.’

While media attention was focused on the insider-outsider debate, Chaitanya Tamhane made history

Last year, at the Cannes Film Festival, I bumped into Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron in a hotel lobby (these are the sorts of happy accidents that occur at a film festival). Cuaron was on his way out, waiting for the airport pick-up. In the few minutes he had, we chatted about a young Indian filmmaker […]

5 popular social media challenges which went viral

Why this worked? “It was for a great cause and the perfect OG challenge. This is one of the first to go viral,” says fitness and fashion influencer Baseer Ali. Popular as @baseer_bob, he has 1 m followers on Instagram.

North Korea brings aid supplies to border town under lockdown: state media

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s ruling party has delivered special aid packages of food and medical equipment to residents of Kaesong, near the border with the South, after imposing a lockdown there due to COVID-19 concerns, state media said on Sunday.

Media-Trump Clash a Battle of the Uninformed vs the Slightly More Informed

“I think one of the main reasons for Donald Trump’s popularity is that he says what’s on his mind and he means what he says, something rather rare amongst American politicians, or politicians perhaps anywhere in the world. The American public is sick and tired of the phony, hypocritical answers given by office-holders of all kinds.”