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  • Egypt's World Cup dilemma: Pay TV or free Israeli broadcast?

    For World Cup fans in Egypt, it’s a dilemma: Many are torn between their love of soccer and an abiding distaste for Israel. Rather than paying hefty subscriptions to watch the matches on a Qatar-owned sports channel, Egyptian viewers can access...
  • Pictures in the News | June 24, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Brazil, where tourists visit the statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado hill in Rio de Janeiro prior to the Group E football match between France and Ecuador during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Over in India,...
  • Peabody Awards: Tom Brokaw Shines In Stellar Last Act

    Tom Brokaw spent more than 20 years in a pitched three-way battle as anchor of the "NBC Nightly News." Yet his greatest legacy, frankly, might be how classily he has defined what the transition to emeritus status can look like. Since gracefully handing...
  • TV Picks: 'Plimpton,' 'Day Job,' 'The System, with Joe Berlinger'

    TV Picks: 'Plimpton,' 'Day Job,' 'The System, with Joe Berlinger'
    "Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself" (PBS, Friday). "American Masters," that great library of American cultural accomplishment, gives the nod to the late writer, editor, publisher and media personality -- if not exactly the father of...
  • Peabody Awards Underline the Radical Changes in Electronic Media

    On May 19, Peabody Awards will be handed out to 46 winners, the most in our 73-year history. Awards are not given in categories, for specific performances or production tasks. The sole criterion for winning is excellence in storytelling. So why the...
  • Egyptian security forces raid rights group days ahead of election

    Egyptian security forces raid rights group days ahead of election
    Four days before Egypt’s presidential election, security forces stormed the offices of a rights group in the coastal city of Alexandria on Thursday and arrested at least eight activists. The raid on the Egyptian Center for Social and Economic...
  • Prosecutor Seeks Time For Top Mediaset Management in Mediatrade Case

    ROME - A Milan prosecutor has requested a three year and two months jail sentence for Mediaset Vice Chairman Pier Silvio Berlusconi (pictured), who is Silvio Berlusconi's son, in a long-gestating tax fraud case pertaining to the top commercial Italian...
  • Many in Egypt fear crackdown will only intensify after Sisi's election

    Hatem Zaghloul is just 17 and sentenced to die, one of 529 defendants an Egyptian judge condemned en masse two months ago in the killing of a single policeman, a case that has stirred disbelief and dismay both at home and abroad. Now his fearful father,...
  • Variety Nominated for 28 Awards by Los Angeles Press Club

    Variety magazine journalists, articles and graphic design have been nominated for 28 SoCal Journalism Awards given by the Los Angeles Press Club. New York film editor Ramin Setoodeh is nominated for Journalist of the Year in the Print Under 50,000...
  • Tears of joy for 'Fault in Our Stars.' Tony Awards recap.

    Tears of joy for 'Fault in Our Stars.' Tony Awards recap.
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to take the summer off. The Skinny: I'm four episodes into "Orange is the New Black" and enjoying it. You can tell how strong a show is if they can do an entire episode without the lead character. And that's...
  • Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers

    Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers
    Al Jazeera America is laying off dozens of employees as well as a large number of freelancers less than eight months after the news channel made its debut. In a memo to staff, Al Jazeera America President Kate O'Brian said the planning for and launch of...
  • 102 Muslim Brotherhood backers get 10 years in prison in Egypt

    102 Muslim Brotherhood backers get 10 years in prison in Egypt
    Reflecting the Egyptian judiciary’s growing role in a wide-ranging crackdown against opponents of the interim government, a criminal court on Saturday sentenced more than 100 alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood to 10 years in prison....