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Topic “television”

New York Times looking for new audience on Hulu

Joining news outlets like ABC News, NBC News, and The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times now has a channel on Hulu, allowing users to watch videos produced for the Times' website, according to the Nieman Journalism Lab. Read more »

Pressure from student protests prompts Mexican TV stations to nationally broadcast presidential debate

Succumbing to pressure from the Mexican student movement “Yo Soy 132,”, or "I am 132," the president of the TV station Televisa, Emilio Azcárraga, agreed to nationally broadcast the next presidential debate, reported Noticias MVS. Read more »

Two community radio stations, six local TV channels shut down in Guatemala

The Center for Informative Reports of Guatemala (Cerigua in Spanish) criticized the closure of two community radio stations and six local television channels so far in May. According to Cerigua, dozens of community broadcasters operate illegally because of a lack of legislation that would grant them operating licenses. As a result, the stations often suffer persecution at the hands of local authorities. Read more »

Brazilian TV reporter slapped in face by Congressman

Brazilian Rep. Márcio Reinaldo Moreira slapped a reporter from the TV program Custe o que Custar (CQC) in the face, the night of Tuesday, May 8, in Brasilia, reported the portal UOL. Read more »

Editors at Chilean TV channel resign over censorship of investigative report

Two editors from TV channel Canal 13 of Chile resigned, alleging censorship after they were told to stop working on a a controversial report about discrimination against domestic workers in the country, reported the news agency Emol and the Radio Universidad de Chile. Read more »

Government official orders confiscation of Venezuelan TV station's equipment, blocks transmission signal during prison uprising

On Monday, April 30, during unrest at the La Planta prison, in Caracas, Venezuela, the country's minister of prison services, Iris Varela, told the state-run TV channel Venezuelana Televisión (VTV) that the private TV broadcaster Globovisión was spreading "malicious information" and an order was issued to seize the station's equipment and interrupt the channel's transmission, reported the National Association of Journalists (CNP in Spanish). Read more »

Fox News "mole" accused of grand larceny, served with warrant

Joe Muto, the former Fox News associate producer who admitted to being a "mole" for Gawker, had his iPhone, laptop and notebooks confiscated when he was served with a search warrant the morning of Wednesday, April 25, Muto reported via Twitter, according to Poynter. Read more »


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