An Israeli tourism brochure depicting the Old City of Jerusalem has been banned by Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for presenting a “misleading” image, which suggests the Palestinian enclave is Israeli.
A Conservative MP said the media has turned ‘Jihadi John’ into a modern day Jesse James. He strongly condemned the media for printing pictures of Emwazi and using a nickname for him. It is “abhorrent” to treat him as a celebrity, he said.
Germany’s efforts to investigate National Security Agency (NSA) spying are being hampered by Britain’s refusal to co-operate amid threats to break off intelligence-sharing agreements, a German newspaper has reported.
Regarding basic civil rights, the situation in Russia is much better than it was four or five years ago, political analyst Evgeniy Minchenko told RT. The recent march in memory of politician Boris Nemtsov in the center of Moscow proves that, he added.
Fox News issued a mea culpa for one of anchor Bill O’Reilly’s too-good-to-be-true stories ‒ but not for all his anecdotes that critics complain are fake. The controversial talk show host has been under fire for recollections of his reporting career.
It is up to the police to investigate Nemtsov’s murder, not Western journalists who immediately deduced from their crystal ball that the Russian government was linked to death, said Marcus Papadopoulos, the editor of Politics First magazine.
Google is considering putting itself in charge of online truth, in order to assist users in an age of information overload. The web giant would rank search results based on each site’s 'truth score' instead of its popularity level.