Jim Lanzone, CEO of Yahoo

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Newly Acquired Yahoo Appoints Tinder Head Jim Lanzone As CEO

Jim Lanzone, who used to be the head of dating app Tinder has been announced as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yahoo. Reportedly, this decision came days after Apollo Global Management Inc completely acquired Verizon Media for a whopping deal of $5 billion. Besides, Apollo is planning to grow its services to offer Yahoo finance & Yahoo  Sports and is focusing on advertising & e-commerce platforms.

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 07:15 PM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: Tinder, business, Yahoo, New CEO, Technology, Dating App, media

Courtesy: Reuters


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CNN Terminates 3 Unvaccinated Employees Working From Office

Three employees of CNN have been fired for violating the company’s “honour system” as they were working from office unvaccinated, stated CNN President Jeff Zucker in an internal email memo. In a tweet shared by a senior media reporter of CNN mentioned that Zucker wrote, “Let me be clear — we have a zero-tolerance policy on this.” However, no name of the office has been mentioned in which the termination took place.

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 - 10:06 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: CNN, Covid-19 Vaccine, employees, media

Courtesy: The Print

The Myanmar Junta controlled media accused an ethnic armed group of mass murder.

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Myanmar Junta Media Accuse 'Ethnic Armed Group' Of Murder And Abduction

Myanmar's junta-controlled media alleged that an ethnic armed group murdered 25 construction workers in the eastern part of the country after kidnapping 47 people in May. According to a newspaper in Myanmar, On June 11, seven bodies were discovered, one of which was burned and the others with their wrists tied behind their backs. The report further stated that, 18 more bodies were found on June 12. 

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 07:00 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Myanmar, Genocide, Armed Attack, media

Courtesy: WION News

Supreme Court of India

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Stop Complaining On Media Reports Covering Court Proceedings: SC To EC

The Supreme Court on May 6 lashed out at the Election Commission asking to stop complaining on media reports. The courts response came after the commission complained about media reports on Madras HC's oral observations of booking EC for murder charges for failing to control election rallies. The SC said, the Constitution gives the freedom to speech and expression to media and it will not be restricted from covering court proceedings.

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 06:00 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Madras High Court, The Supreme Court of India, media, Murder Charges, Election Commission

Courtesy: NDTV

China warns Indian media

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China Warns India Media To Not Meddle In Internal Matters

The Chinese government has urged Indian media to not intervene in its internal affairs and disrupt the bilateral ties with India. A release from the government read, "We hope some Indian media take an objective and fair stance on issues concerning China's sovereignty and territorial integrity". Moreover, the government said that it "firmly opposes" any entity that supports anti-China separatist activities of the "Tibetan independence".

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 11:53 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: India, media, China, Tibet, US Act

Courtesy: The Times of India

Prasar Bharati

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Prasar Bharati Bars Employees From Talking To Media Without Permission

Prasar Bharti has barred all the employees of All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan (DD) from interacting with media without prior permission from "the competent authority". Prasar Bharti had issued two such orders earlier also - first in November 2019 and second in February this year. Reportedly, it issued fresh orders after violations of its previous orders came to its knowledge. "This lapse has been viewed very seriously," read the order… read-more

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 07:48 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: media, journalist, Prasar Bharati, All India Radio, Doordarshan

Courtesy: The Print

PM Modi, Sanjay Raut and Sushant Singh Rajput

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SSR Case: Shiv Sena Urges BJP and Media To Apologize, Says They Defamed The Govt

Shiv Sena, on October 5, accused the BJP and media for defaming the state government and demanded an apology from them. The demand came following the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) report, that ruled out the chances of murder in Sushant Singh Rajput's case. The party further said that BJP and its ally in Bihar were using SSR's death to gain momentum in the Bihar assembly elections.  

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 02:21 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Shiv Sena, BJP, media, Sushant Singh Rajput

Courtesy: Pune Mirror

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

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WB Raj Bhavan Under Surveillance; Jagdeep Dhankar Says Documents Got Leaked

After attending an event of the second death anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar made a statement to the media that the Raj Bhavan is under surveillance and the documents from his office are being leaked. He said he has initiated a probe and those responsible will pay a heavy price. The internal enquiry will be completed very soon.  

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 09:15 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Jagdeep Dhankar, Raj Bhavan, West Bengal, media

Lav Agarwal tests positive for Coronavirus.

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Official Who Led COVID Briefings Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

Health Ministry's Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal, who became the face of the ministry for its COVID-19 briefings, tested positive for coronavirus on August 14. Agarwal took on twitter and informed, "Dear All, Just to inform that I have tested positive for COVID 19 and initiating home isolation as per guidelines". While informing about contact tracing, he requested his friends and colleagues for self-monitoring.

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 10:59 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Lav Agarwal, Coronavirus, Health Ministry, India, media

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Danish Manzoor

Danish Manzoor/ Editorial Director (Asia) of IBTimes

"Media in the Times of Covid-19", an Exclusive Conversation with Danish Manzoor

Danish Manzoor, Editorial Director (Asia) of International Business Times (IBTimes) spoke about “Media in the times Of Covid-19” in an exclusive conversation with Brifly, aired live on Facebook and Instagram on July 17. Manzoor, a very experienced journalist himself, has a wide gamut of experience in print, broadcast and digital media landscape, shared some of his interesting observations about media, journalism and more. The key topics of… read-more

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 11:29 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: media, job cuts, Covid-19, journalist

Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive