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Russia enraged: Google to de-rank RT, Sputnik over meddling in US elections 22.11.2017 All International Stories
Twitter last month announced that RT and Sputnik would not be allowed to buy advertisements on its platform
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Google's plan to de-rank RT and Sputnik enrages Russia 22.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Google's plan to de-rank two Russian media outlets -- RT and Sputnik -- in its search results has prompted Moscow's telecom regulator to threaten retaliatory action against the search giant, media reported.
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Google's plan to de-rank RT and Sputnik enrages Russia 22.11.2017 Sify Finance
Google's plan to de-rank two Russian media outlets -- RT and Sputnik -- in its search results has prompted Moscow's telecom regulator to threaten retaliatory action against the search giant, media reported.
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Microsoft's Skype vanishes from app stores in China in latest web crackdown 22.11.2017 All International Stories
Unlike similar services that are blocked, including Facebook, Google and Twitter Inc, Skype's services are still available for those who already have the app installed
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'Padmavati' deferred: Filmmakers question freedom of expression 20.11.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
As the makers of "Padmavati" have announced to defer the release of the film from its December 1 date, a string of filmmakers have asked where's the freedom of speech and expression, and have raised a question on a "culture of censorship on art".
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China military sets up website to report leaks, fake news 19.11.2017 deccanherald.com
Chinas military on Sunday launched a website inviting the public to report leaks and fake news, as well as illegal online activities by military personnel, the latest step in a push to ensure Communist Party control over the internet. Beijing has been ramping up measures to secure the internet and maintain strict censorship, a process that accelerated ahead of the partys five-yearly National Congress that took place in October. The new website is an effort to implement the guiding spirit of the Congress and will help maintain a "clear internet space" surrounding the military, according to 81.cn, the militarys official news portal. Citizens are encouraged to use the platform to report online content that attacks the militarys absolute leadership and distorts the history of the military and the Communist Party, the website said. Cases of military personnel illegally opening online social accounts and publishing unauthorised information should also be reported, it said. President Xi Jinping has made Chinas ...
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China military sets up website to report leaks, fake news 19.11.2017 Hindu: International
Xi Jinping has made China's “cyber sovereignty” a top priority in his sweeping campaign to bolster security. He has also reasserted the ruling Communist Party's role in limiting and guiding online discussion.
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90 per cent of attacks on journalists in Mexico go unpunished 19.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Ninety per cent of the murders and attacks on journalists in Mexico go unpunished, the National Commission for Human Rights (CNDH) said.
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Two murders, many arrests, and unending online abuse 16.11.2017 deccanherald.com
Thursday marked National Press Day and brought into focus a year of extreme threats to journalists' work. Two journalists paid with their lives. The murder of Gauri Lankesh on September 5 in Bengaluru was seen as a direct attack on the press. She had been a fierce critic of the Modi government, and her murder sent shock waves across the media fraternity. Shantanu Bhowmick was murdered in Agartala on September 20. He was working for Dinraat, a TV channel. He was attacked when he was covering violent clashes between the police and protesters. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, his death brings the number of reporters killed in India since the early 1990s to 29. Arrest of Vinod Verma A freelance journalist and former editor at BBC Hindi, he had published an article criticising the ruling BJP weeks before he was taken into custody. His arrest is suspected to be a direct result of his criticism of the state government. The Wire case A report on Jay Shah , son of BJP national president Amit ...
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Just what is the hue and cry about <I>S Durga</I> and <I>Nude</I>? 16.11.2017 Rediff: Movies
Every time a filmmaker wishes to explore history or religion on his or her terms, self-appointed experts and limelight-seeking zealots swoop in to protest. Extreme prejudices are formed without even seeing the final product triggering a disturbingly destructive impulse, feels Sukanya Verma.
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HC quashes denial of exemption to docus 15.11.2017 Hindu: National
Two films were denied censorship exemption at IDSFFK in June
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‘Nude’ doesn’t have censor certificate: Parrikar on IFFI row 15.11.2017 Hindu: Home
We cannot screen the movie in the IFFI without that, says the Goa CM
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'S Durga' was without censorship, 'Nude' not a complete film: Parrikar 15.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Films "S Durga" and "Nude" were dropped from the screening schedule at the upcoming IFFI's 'Indian Panorama' section because the former was submitted without cuts and the latter was incomplete, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.
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Talking nineteen to the dozen with Vidya Balan 15.11.2017 Hindu: Home
The actor on censorship, what makes her head ache and why she loved playing the fearless Sulu in her new film
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Talking nineteen to the dozen 14.11.2017 Hindu: Home
The actor on censorship, what makes her head ache and why she loved playing the fearless Sulu in her new film
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Former I and B minister accuses ministry of 'crude censorship' 14.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Former I and B minister accuses ministry of 'crude censorship'
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IFFI row: I&B ministry's decision a 'crude censorship', says Manish Tewari 14.11.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Congress leader Manish Tewari today termed as "preposterous" the dropping of two films from the International Film Festival by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and asked the creative community to revolt against what he described as "crude censorship". Tewari said the interference with the jury decisions by the Ministry is "a new low". "PREPOSTEROUS - that I&B Ministry got two Films dropped from IFFI2017. Interference with Jury decisions a new LOW. When Ministry tasked with defending freedom of speech and expression becomes it's SLAYER it is time for the creative community to revolt ag
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Online manipulation influenced elections in 18 nations in past year: Study 14.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
A study of internet freedom in 65 countries found 30 governments are deploying some form of manipulation to distort online information, up from 23 the previous year
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Manish Tewari slams ministry's interference with IFFI jury 14.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday slammed the "interference" of the government in decisions on the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
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More govts manipulating media with bots, trolls: Study 14.11.2017 HBL: Gaming
More governments are following the lead of Russia and China by manipulating social media and suppressing dissent online in a grave threat to democracy, a human rights watchdog said today. A study ...
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