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[BROADCAST]  15 VOA JOURNALISTS MAY LOSE THEIR JOBS FROM A $5000 KICKBACK GIVEN BY A NIGERIAN POLITICIAN.
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The trouble started on January 9, 2018, when a brown envelope containing $5,000 was allegedly handed over to a staff member of the Hausa section of the Voice of America (VOA) in Washington DC by a member of the entourage of a Nigerian governor who was granted an interview. The money was shared among all the Hausa service staff on duty at that time, a common practice in West Africa where underpaid journalists receive envelopes filled with cash at press...

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Thursday, 18 October 2018
[MUSIC] DESPACITO BY LUIS FONSI FT JUSTIN BEIBER, THE MOST STREAMED SONG NOW BANNED IN MALAYSIA. READ WHY:
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Malaysia’s state has banned the world’s most streamed song online “Despacito” on all its radio and television stations network said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.   He said the  Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) evaluation panel decided to withdraw the approval to play the song after a re-evaluation.   “As such, RTM is ceasing the broadcast of the song at its radio and TV stations with immediate effect,” he said to Bernama (Malaysian National News Agency)...

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Thursday, 20 July 2017
[DIGITAL] CHINA SHUTS DOWN WEIBO WEBCASTING, NO THANKS TO UNCENSORED CONTENT OVERLOAD. READ:
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  China’s broadcasting regulator ordered Weibo Corp. and two other internet media firms to halt video and audio webcasting, accusing them of operating without a license and disseminating opinions potentially harmful to social stability.The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television said services operated by companies including Weibo — often called China’s Twitter — had been broadcasting negative commentary in violation of government regulations. The regulator didn’t say what action...

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Monday, 26 June 2017
[RADIO NEWS] #ACQUISITIONS: DELOITTE IS NOW IN CHARGE OF 2CH AUCTION IN AUSTRALIA.
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Australia:  ​Macquarie Media has confirmed that 2CH has not been sold within the timeframe and enforcable undertakings it made to ACMA, and so Deloitte is now being appointed divesturture agents to get it sold. MRN released a statement to the market over the weekend also confirming that ACMA had rejected two offers prior to the revised September 30 deadline. The onging 2CH must be sold to remedy the temporary breach of the two to a market control. Macqurarie Media Chairman...

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Tuesday, 18 October 2016
[RADIO]#BROADCASTING: KENNY OGUNGBE IS LAUNCHING OWN RADIO STATION-KENNIS 104.1 FM.
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This news is still evolving: It is confirmed that the famous Kehinde Ogungbe popularly known as Kenny or KK of PrimeTime Music may be floating his radio station Kennis 104.1 FM soon. Presently on the dial there is no transmission; just statics, however all is set for the radio to kick off. The CEO and Founder of Kennis Music has remained in the music industry long enough and is responsible for musical legends such as 2Face  Idibia, Eedris Abdulkarem, Tony...

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Friday, 09 September 2016
[BROADCASTING] #RADIO: BUHARI MOVES TO STOP DATA HOSTING OVERSEAS AS RADIONOMY OWNERS OF SHOUTCAST AND WINAMP FACE LAWSUIT ON PIRATE RADIOS.
AGENCY NEWS

        President Muhammadu Buhari. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is making moves to stop the country’s data from being hosted overseas as soon as indigenous data centres have enough capacity locally to handle data generated within Nigeria”; the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, stated this during an official visit to Rack Centre, a Tier lll data centre in Lagos. Shittu said he was amazed at the “world-class” infrastructure at Rack Centre, adding that “I am happy that the...

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Saturday, 16 April 2016
[BREAKING NEWS] THENET NEWSPAPERS GOES OUT OF PRINT.
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Words of AYENI Samuel Founder/publisher: Today, I confirm what many have suspected: the weekly print edition of Nigerian Entertainment Today will no longer be available. Yes, we are stopping the 16-page newspaper we debuted on April 22, 2010 after 216 editions. I’m a print man. I worked for newspapers and magazines, gathering bylines from Hip-Hop World Magazine (now also out of print) to Encomium, The Guardian, THISDAY, The Africa Report, The Punch and more. I love the look and smell...

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Thursday, 22 October 2015
[BRAND STORIES] BRAND HISTORY-TODAY SEPTEMBER 10TH
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1890 – Elsa Schiaparelli , Italian fashion designer was born in Rome.                  Elisa Schiaparelli 1954 – WLUK TV channel 11 in Green Bay , WI ( NBC /ABC ) begins broadcasting. 1956 – WSYE ( now WETM) TV chan 18 in Elmira-Corning , NY ( NBC ) 1st broadcast. 1958 – WJCT TV channel 7 in Jacksonville , FL (PBS )begins broadcasting. 1977 – Hamida Djandoubi , convicted murderer last to ,die by the guillotine. 1978 – Ronnie...

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Thursday, 10 September 2015
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The idea behind news writing is pretty simple: Keep it short and to the point. Anyone writing for a newspaper or website knows this. But that idea gets taken to a new level with it comes to writing copy for radio or television broadcasts. Here are some tips for broadcast news writing: Keep It Simple: Newspaper reporters wanting to show off their writing style occasionally insert a fancy word into a story. But that just doesn’t work in broadcast news...

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Friday, 26 September 2014