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Media in the Middle East and North Africa
Government minders take over news outlet, others blocked
"It sucks, to be honest"
Media in China
Academics push publisher to reverse decision allowing censorship
What is and is not important
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Media in Turkey
Brand loyalty continues to challenge the media sphere. Those darned young people are brand switchers. They see media brands differently, some say, identifying more with digital platforms and smartphone apps. Legacy media brands are doomed, say the same prophets of digital wisdom. Alas, media consumers arenít paying attention.
Journalism on trial, and it is a total mess
"Surreal even by its own standards"
A sharp eye is not needed to see a strong relationship between new media growth and repressed news environments. Or is it fragmented societies in anxious times seeking out information silos? Or is it opportunistic propagandists looking to tear apart civil societies? All of this, certainly, and thereís more to come. Some of it could actually be quite good.
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Turkey - Market Data (August 2016)
population, GDP, GNI, advertising, internet penetration, mobile subscriptions, social media, press freedom, corruption
TV land has never been so complicated. Viewers can find everything and anything, everyday and any time, on wall-sized screens or wallet-sized. Take your pick, the TV folks have it all.
The Happy Advertising People
Advertising people, happy as always, trade in ideas, presented creatively. They also sell all sorts of stuff, proclaiming their creativity as beneficial or, at least, benign. Over the decades their efforts have undergone adjustments, sometimes by legal boundaries such as prohibitions on tobacco ads and sometimes by social convention. Ad-supported media businesses, then, grumble about losing money.
Politicians seeking shade complain about public broadcasters
envy and resentment
Fake News, Hate Speech and Propaganda
Reporter's question provokes far-right outrage, violent threats
familiar path followed
Media in Russia
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Fake News, Hate Speech and Propaganda – new
The institutional threat of fake news, hate speech and propaganda is testing the mettle of those who toil in news media. Those three related evils are not new, by any means, but taken together have put the truth and those reporting it on the back foot. Words matter. This ftm Knowledge file explores that light. 48 pages, PDF (March 2017)
With a thumb firmly on traditional media, online media under greater pressure: report
Video on Demand
The new media star roars, money leaps