April 30, 2017

Spring Fling photographers

Five photographers are taking part in the Spring Fling open studios weekend which takes place across Dumfries and Galloway. Here is a sample of the […]
April 30, 2017

As Trump Assails the Media, Washington Finds the Will to Party – New York Times

By KATIE ROGERS April 30, 2017 WASHINGTON — It was not so long ago — was it really just last year? — that the three-day, Hollywood-fueled party […]
April 30, 2017

Social media firms must face heavy fines over extremist content – MPs – The Guardian

Social media An inquiry by the Commons home affairs committee condemns technology companies for failing to tackle hate speech YouTube, which is owned by Google, […]
April 30, 2017

Google and Facebook take center stage at summit for news leaders

When newspaper industry executives gather in New Orleans this evening for their annual three-day MediaXchange convention, the crowd will be thinner than at last year’s […]
April 30, 2017

Donald Trump attacks news media at rally to mark 100th day – Irish Times

US president Donald Trump celebrated his first 100 days in office by bathing in the support of his bedrock supporters at a farm expo centre […]
April 30, 2017

Donald Trump gets roasted at correspondents' dinner by comedian Hasan Minhaj – despite being no-show – Evening Standard

Hosts of the White House Correspondent’s Dinner mercilessly mocked Donald Trump – despite him being a no-show. Mr Trump became the first President to skip […]
April 30, 2017

Read Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward’s remarks to the White House Correspondents’ Association

Before comedian Hasan Minhaj got up to poke fun at the assembled White House press corps last night, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein got up […]
April 30, 2017

Meet Hasan Minhaj: The Muslim comedian who roasted Trump in front of reporters – Washington Post

Hasan Minhaj of Comedy Central performs at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington on April 29. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Hasan Minhaj asked the question himself […]
April 30, 2017

Iranian TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, Turkish media reports – The Guardian

Iran Saeed Karimian, founder of Farsi-language network GEM TV, reportedly shot dead along with his Kuwaiti business partner A view of the scene where Saeed […]
April 30, 2017

British-Iranian media mogul is shot dead in Istanbul – Daily Mail

Said Karimian was shot dead alongside his Kuwaiti business partner in Turkey The pair were attacked by a masked gunman who opened fire  repeatedly  Karimian […]
April 30, 2017

“We are keeping one promise after another”: Trump hails his first 100 days and slams criticism as “fake news” – Mirror.co.uk

Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on the media during a rally marking 100 days in office . The US President snubbed the traditional White […]
April 30, 2017

48 questions Madeleine McCann's mother refused to answer reemerge as father slams 'fake news' – The Independent

A list of police questions which Madeleine McCann’s mother Kate refused to answer three months after her daughter disappeared has re-emerged in the media as […]
April 30, 2017

Iranian media mogul gunned down by masked assailants in central Istanbul – Washington Post

By Erin Cunningham, ISTANBUL —An Iranian-born TV mogul who had run afoul of Iran’s government was fatally shot Saturday night by masked gunmen in Istanbul, […]