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June 09, 2017

'Hackers takeover Twitter accounts to spread fake news'

Social media hackers are hijacking Twitter accounts and spreading misinformation in a new kind of attack according to digital rights group Access Now. The accounts of human rights...

UK broadcast regulator 'lying to justify Press TV ban'

British Office of Communications (Ofcom) claims it did not know until 2011 that Press TV's license holder in Britain did not have editorial control of the channel.The new allegations are made at a time when even some hawkish people inside the UK are raisin ...

Victims' families demand deaths in custody inquiry

Campaigners have launched an ambitious petition appeal that calls for an independent judicial inquiry into all suspicious deaths in custody in the UK.The United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) is a coalition of families and friends of those that hav ...

Pair receive life sentences for Stephen Lawrence murder

Two men found guilty of murdering Black teenager Stephen Lawrence in a racist attack almost 19 years ago have been sentenced to a total of 29 years behind bars.Judge Lord Justice Treacy handed Gary Dobson, 36, a minimum 15 years and 2 months and David Norr ...

Fox News should know better: Moscow is not Athens

It is generally believed that many Americans have poor knowledge of geography. This theory has been proved true once again, this time by media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News, writes Anton Kulikov. The other day the TV channel, notorious for its support of ...

'Hurt at protest to defend health service, but no ambulance'

 Sam SpokonyThousands of protesters flooded Westminster Bridge today to protest controversial plans by the British government to reform the health care system. National Health Service officials, medical workers and activist groups were among the ...

Inspirational journalism professor wins top teaching award

Media ethics expert Richard Lance Keeble has won a top accolade for teaching journalism to university students. The 62-year-old Acting Head of the Lincoln School of Journalism (LSJ) has become the first academic at his university to win a National Teacher ...

Wikileaks Julian Assange is innocent until proven guilty

 Why are Swedish prosecutors refusing to come to London to interview Assange?  Prosecute the war criminals, not the whistleblowersLondon - 12 July 2011"It would be most unfair, and not conducive to justice, for Julian Assange to be extradited to ...

Killer cop PC Simon Harwood to be prosecuted

Family of the innocent bystander Ian Tomlinson who was killed by a UK riot cop have welcomed news that the officer is to be prosecuted for manslaughter.Harwood, 43, of the notoriously thuggish Territorial Support Group (TSG), could be prosecuted for mansla ...

Are you really getting the best deals at Groupon?

In less than 18 months, Groupon, the popular daily deals site, has won more than 700 million users and is estimated to be worth as much as $25 billion.But some say its business model - offering deep discounts to users when enough of them want a deal, then ...

Linford Christie loves his 'lunchbox' when there's money in it

Deborah HobsonFor years former UK and world athletics champion Linford Christie complained bitterly about media attention directed at his "lunchbox".This was a euphemism used to describe the bulge of his genitalia on show in figure-hugging lycra running sh ...

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