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Britain draws Russia's fury by fining RT for bias over Skripal

London - Britain drew the ire of Russia on Friday after it fined the Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT £200,000 for "serious" bias in its coverage of last year's Salisbury nerve agent poisoning and the Syria conflict.

UK regulator probes Russia's RT channel over impartiality

London - Britain's broadcasting watchdog on Wednesday opened seven impartiality probes concerning Russia's RT news channel, noting "a significant increase" in programmes warranting investigation since the poisoning of a former Russian spy in March.

Op-Ed: Another new Russia-funded entertainment and propaganda TV channel

There is a new offshoot of the popular Russia-funded RT news channel called In The Now. It claims that it wants to attract social media users who want their news "served with a side of smile".

Op-Ed: Voice of America in intellectual twilight zone against Putin

U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) turned its back on famous British-American historian of Soviet crimes Robert Conquest.

Op-Ed: Voice of America disappoints

U.S. taxpayer funded Voice of America (VOA) has problems offering timely analysis of Kremlin propaganda, such as President Putin's latest defense of the Hitler-Stalin Pact which launched World War II.

Op-Ed: Walter Isaacson on U.S. media and public diplomacy

American writer Walter Isaacson, in a Broadcasting Board of Governors conversation about U.S. public diplomacy and news outreach abroad, did not get web and social media coverage from Voice of America.

Op-Ed: Voice of America can learn from State Dept. about social media

When it comes to a few important journalistic new media skills, such as speed of posting information online and use of social media, U.S. State Department's public diplomacy is leagues ahead of U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA).

Russia Today reporter quits over 'lies' on Ukraine

Moscow - A London-based reporter for Russia's state-owned English-language channel RT quit Friday in protest at its coverage of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine.

Op-Ed: No propaganda, Voice of America need not fear reform bill

Washington - Mismanagement by senior executives threatens journalistic independence of Voice of America (VOA) much more than the bipartisan bill in Congress designed to reform U.S. international media outreach. There will be no government propaganda from VOA.

Op-Ed: Ukraine gets short shrift from mismanaged Voice of America

Washington - Mismanaged and underfunded Voice of America failed to highlight in English and most other languages Obama's State of the Union remark on Ukraine. Its oversight board needs to reform the taxpayer-funded media outlet and get more money from Congress.

Video: RT News interviews Julian Assange on Edward Snowden

London - RT interviewed Julian Assange live at the Ecuadorian Embassy to discuss the case of Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower and asked his opinion on this situation and the position with whistleblowers as a whole.

Love/Hate star Killian Scott filming new movie this summer

Killian Scott, one of the stars of Love/Hate, RTÉ’s popular Dublin-gangland drama series, is preparing for his latest movie, to be filmed in Eire’s capital city this summer.

Assange: 'Entire nations intercepted in total web surveillance'

London - RT's Laura Smith held an exclusive interview with Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. They discussed his new book, Cypherpunks - the Freedom and Future of the Internet, and Internet security as a whole.

Video: RT's Arabic-language sister channel in Gaza attacked

Gaza - RT's Arabic-language sister channel, Rusiya Al-Yaum, was struck by Israeli forces in the Gaza strip early on November 18. Luckily no one was in the office at the time. Updated with video interview with IDF on their reasons for targeting the building.

Windows Surface now available for pre-order

The Microsoft Windows Surface tablet is not taking pre-orders. Although not in stock, eager customers can call dibs on the only tablet by Microsoft.

Video: RT nominated for Emmy Award for Occupy coverage

Washington - RT News has been nominated for an Emmy Award for its coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement. While the mainstream media either ignored or mocked, RT gave coverage from day one.

Op-Ed: RT's website suffering a massive DDoS attack (update)

Many people from all over the world are complaining on RT's Facebook page that they cannot access the RT News website. Turns out they are suffering a massive DDoS attack.

Video: Exclusive interview with Christine Assange about her son

Quito - In an exclusive interview with Julian Assange's mother Christine, an insight is given into Assange, his background, where he came from, and where he is today.

'The World Tomorrow' Ep 4. Rajab & El-Fattah: Arab Spring (video)

London - This week's episode of the controversial talk show discusses the Arab Spring. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange interviews Nabeel Rajab, human rights leader from Bahrain and Alaa Abd El-Fattah, political activist from Egypt.

Video: Julian Assange & MSM criticism over 'The World Tomorrow'

Further criticism by the mainstream media on the new Assange interview series "The World Tomorrow" is calling Assange a "puppet for the Kremlin".

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Julian Assange getting ready for his first interview on The World Tomorrow
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Love/Hate: Killian Scott (Tommy) and Charlie Murphy (Siobhan)
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