Fox News anchors deposed in defamation case

This sto­ry, plus a look at finan­cial and oth­er chal­lenges at the Wash­ing­ton Post, Google refus­es to approve Truth Social app for Android devices with­out more con­tent mod­er­a­tion and more, all in today’s media head­lines. Top Sto­ries Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Media Busi­ness Aug 31, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Press &…

Plot to Oust WHO Chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus

When Tedros Adhanon Ghe­breye­sus ascend­ed to the top of lead­er­ship at the World Health Orga­ni­za­tion (WHO) in 2017, my col­league, Raevyn Goates wrote about it at Africa Agen­da. Ghe­breye­sus won the vote in 2017 by 63 %, which was an over­whelm­ing 133 votes out of 185 votes cast. He was the first direc­­tor-gen­er­al of the…

Coronavirus Vs Ebola: A Contrast in Fox News’ Coverage of the News

Fox News has been mis­in­form­ing the Amer­i­can pub­lic for decades. The U.S. TV audi­ence is very much vul­ner­a­ble and sus­cep­ti­ble to the lies which Fox News puts out. This is why Fox remains a rat­ing bonan­za. Their hypocrisy in the cov­er­age of the coro­n­avirus pan­dem­ic com­pared to the cov­er­age of the Ebo­la epi­dem­ic is mind…

African Migrants Flocking to U.S.-Mexico Border – Africa Headlines

As more peo­ple from the African con­ti­nent leave to seek oppor­tu­ni­ties else­where, the route to a bet­ter life out­side of the con­ti­nent is tak­ing many not just through North Africa and the Mediter­ranean which leads into Europe, but also through coun­tries in South Amer­i­ca in the attempt to get to the Unit­ed States. On June…

US News Media

“Cov­er­age of the African con­ti­nent con­sti­tutes only 5.6 per­cent of inter­na­tion­al news pro­duced by US news media. This 5.6 per­cent offers for its intend­ed audi­ence lit­tle depth in the por­tray­al of an entire con­ti­nent. Asya A. Beso­va, and Skye Chance Coo­ley, For­eign News and Pub­lic Opin­ion, 2010”  We designed this page to give you direct access…

Coverage of Nigerian Elections Not Fair and Balanced

 “Nobody’s ambi­tion is worth the blood of any Niger­ian,” said out­go­ing Niger­ian Pres­i­dent Good­luck Jonathan in a state­ment con­grat­u­lat­ing his suc­ces­sor, Mohamadou Buhari on his vic­to­ry. “I promised the coun­try free and fair elec­tions. I have kept my word.” The March 28 elec­tion has become one of the most talked-about elec­tions in Africa. This elec­tion was…