There is nothing remarkable about Al Jazeera America replacing its CEO - and everything when it does so a day after the US paper of record attacks the network’s newsroom culture. Was this a network reacting to employee complaints, or “soft censorship”?
Canadian Navy technicians had to look for repair parts on eBay to fix one of its outdated supply ships, enabling it to hold out till it’s replaced with a modern one, briefing documents obtained by local media reveal.
Following the appointment of license-fee skeptic John Whittingdale to the cabinet on Monday, the UK’s right-wing press have sent out a flurry of front pages declaring the government is already ‘at war’ with the BBC.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has found a new home. Well, his likeness has anyway. A 100-lb bust that was secretly erected in a New York park will be on display at a Brooklyn art show. Police ticketed the artists for their installation.
I write just after leaving Kiev after being alerted a Ukrainian colleague – Denis Kazansky – instigated an online campaign that spiraled from him blaming Ukrainian intelligence for letting me into his country, to people calling for me to be killed.
While most people are asleep, photographer Randy Halverson has been capturing some stunning images. From night-time storms to fairytale like sunrises, he has produced a series of magical videos showing the hidden beauties of nature.
When it comes to trying to scare people in the West about non-existent threats, neocons and right-wing hawks in the US and Britain have no peers. In 2003, they told us that Saddam Hussein had WMDs. War ensued and thousands died.