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UK regulator revokes license of Russia-backed broadcaster RT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s communications regulator on Friday revoked the license of the state-funded Russian broadcaster RT amid concern that its coverage of the war in Ukraine was biased. ...

Why Deutsche Welle is not the same as RT

The Kremlin's decision to shut down DW's operations in Russia seems at first like a tit-for-tat response to a decision by German regulators, made a day earlier, to ban Russian broadcaster RT D...

DW's Moscow bureau closes after Russian ban

A decision by the Russian government to shut down Deutsche Welle's Moscow office and withdraw accreditation from the German broadcaster's journalists in Russia came into effect on Friday at 9 ...

Russia shuts DW's local office, pulls staff accreditations

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry on Thursday announced that it is shutting down the Moscow office of German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle and withdrawing its staff's accreditations, in reta...

German media regulator rules against RT's local service

BERLIN (AP) — A German media regulator has ruled that Russian state broadcaster RT must cease broadcasting its German-language programs in the country, saying that it lacks the necessary permission. ...

YouTube again blocks German-language RT channel

YouTube once again blocked a German-language channel run by Russia's state broadcaster RT on Thursday. RT complained that YouTube had removed its newly launched "Auf Sendung" (On Air) c...

EU welcomes extension of license for Poland's TVN24

The EU welcomed the extension of the broadcasting license for Polish TV station TVN24 Thursday. Poland's National Broadcasting Council extended TVN's broadcasting license at the eleventh hour...

Opinion: Poland’s ruling party crosses a line with controversial media bill

For months, I have heard from those in power about how much freedom there is in my country, how pluralistic and independent the press is, and that the controversial media reform bill that has been pas...

Taiwan reviews application by CTiTV to produce news shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) is continuing its review of an application by CTiTV to broadcast three news shows and a talk show on a daily basis, reports sa...

Envoy: China not discriminating against foreign journalists

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — China continued to welcome foreign journalists and discriminated against none, a Chinese envoy said on Wednesday, contradicting an Australian reporter's opinion that they we...

Authorities in Hungary deny opposition radio's frequency bid

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's media regulator on Thursday rejected an application from one of the country's last independent radio stations to regain its broadcasting frequency, despite calls fro...

German-Russian relations flare up over state-run TV channel

A dispute between Berlin and Moscow over the establishment of a Russian state-backed TV channel in Germany heated up on Friday after the Russian Foreign Ministry accused the German government of viola...

France approves China's CGTN broadcast license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The top French media watchdog Conseil superieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) announced Wednesday (March 3) that it has reviewed and approved China Global Television Network&...

European Union asks Hungary to keep liberal radio on air

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Union's executive is urging Hungary's government to allow a liberal-leaning radio station to continue broadcasting after it went off the air Monday following a re...

CGTN to lose broadcast permission across Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the decision by British regulators to withdraw the broadcasting license of the China Global Television Network (CGTN), Germany has begun barring the Chinese news...