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Funding a major challenge for campus radios - Dr Ahmed

Ghana News Agency 31 Jul 2021
He said campus radio also held credit as a forerunner of local language programming on private independent media, and that its replication in local languages “democratized expression and gave voice and power to the voiceless ... The universities do not have what it takes to actually finance the needs financially of campus radio stations.
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Love, longing and Arooj Aftab's 'Mohabbat'

Dawn 29 Jul 2021
In her husky pitch, Arooj Aftab croons the opening lines to her latest song ...People ask, ‘Is this an interpolation? Is this song a cover?’ No, it’s not ... Listening to 'Mohabbat', I’m taken back to when Arooj Aftab first hit the airwaves — on the radio on City FM89 in the early 2000s along with independent releases online on SoundCloud ... .
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This city de-funded the police. Here’s what happened next

The Independent 29 Jul 2021
At the side of a busy road in the city of Rochester, New York, a man is pacing up and down with a phone in his hand ... The Independent spent two days with the team as they responded to calls across the city ... (Richard Hall / The Independent ) ... (Richard Hall / The Independent ). A call comes in as he talks and the dispatcher briefs the team over the radio.
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Jonathan Foster brings folk-Americana sound to Muggswigz in Canton on cross-country trek

The Alliance Review 29 Jul 2021
Jonathan Foster was comfortable in the idyllic Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Florida during a phone call ... Friday at Muggswigz Coffee & Tea Co., 137 Walnut Ave. NE in Canton ... Describing himself as "a bit of a niche artist," the new album has garnered numerous positive reviews while receiving airplay on independent or public radio stations.
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Media pluralism study highlights influence of the pandemic

Phys Dot Org 28 Jul 2021
... such as the independence of public service media (notably with a new regulation for the public radio broadcaster 100komma7).Finally, much remains to be done in terms of social inclusion since access to media positions for minorities and for women remain at critical medium level.
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Afghanistan's media freedom in retreat as security situation deteriorates amid Taliban advances

The Times of India 27 Jul 2021
Its experience reflected a growing trend for Afghanistan's independent media ... As per a UK-based organization, Afghanistan went from zero independent media under Taliban rule to 170 radio stations, more than 100 newspapers and multiple TV stations since the US-led invasion of the country 20 years ago.
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Nnamdi Kanu, an adamant pro-Biafra leader who spoke for his people

Ghana Web 27 Jul 2021
Kanu’s movement calls for an independent state of Biafra to be carved out of southeast Nigeria, a region inhabited by the Igbo people who are Nigeria’s third-largest ethnic group ... In 2009, Kanu started a local radio station that vigorously campaigned for the independent state of Igbo-speaking people.
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GhanaWeb introduces 'GhanaWeb4Good' to help the needy in society

Ghana Web 27 Jul 2021
GhanaWeb is Ghana’s first vertical portal, content curation and syndication website relaunched in 1999 to offer news, background information, classifieds, radio stations and a social network for Ghanaians and the Diaspora. The privately-owned independent and objective portal ...
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Angélique Kidjo puts Africa at the centre

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Jul 2021
Seventeen African nations gained independence in the “year of Africa”, 1960. A month before Kidjo was born on 14 July, the Belgian Congo gained independence and was renamed Zaire. At the time, a hit song, Indépendance Cha Cha, written by Le Grand Kallé, was all over the radio, calling for unity in post-independence Zaire.
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Sacked Index Journalists Make History in Hungary

Balkan Insight 27 Jul 2021
Using a mix of restrictive media laws and deep-pocketed friendly oligarchs, the party has seized control of major television and radio stations, news portals, and print media publishers, to the point where independent analysis this year showed that Orban allies exert control over a majority of the country’s 88 most influential media outlets.
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Arizona shocker: Audit liaison threatens to quit over Cyber Ninjas’ secrecy and forged results

Raw Story 26 Jul 2021
Ken Bennett, the Arizona state Senate's liaison to its review of 2020's presidential election ballots threatened to resign from that post live on conservative talk radio on Monday, saying the Senate's pro-Trump contractors had been hiding their results from him for months and could even be manipulating audit data.
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Supporters of Tunisian President Clash With Opponents Near Parliament Building - Reports

Urdu Point 26 Jul 2021
Supporters of Tunisian President Kais Saied are facing off against those of Ennahda, the largest political party in parliament, near the legislature building amid a prolonged political crisis, a Tunisian radio station, Shems FM, reported on Monday ... Tunisian Mosaique FM radio said.
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Modi asks Indians to lead Bharat Jodo Andolan

Deccan Chronicle 26 Jul 2021
New Delhi ... In his monthly “Mann Ki Baat” radio address, the PM noted India will celebrate its 75th year of Independence soon and highlighted the fact that Amrit Mahotsav is being celebrated across India to mark the year ... A website rashtragan.in has been created for people to participate in the campaign ... ....
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PM Modi appeals for 'Bharat Jodo Andolan' on Quit India lines

Deccan Chronicle 26 Jul 2021
New Delhi ... In his monthly “Mann Ki Baat” radio address, the PM noted India will celebrate its 75th year of Independence soon and highlighted the fact that Amrit Mahotsav is being celebrated across India to mark the year ... A website rashtragan.in has been created for people to participate in the campaign ... ....
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PM Modi says we must move forward with 'nation first, always first' mantra

Live Mint 25 Jul 2021
In his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast, he noted that on the coming August 15 India will enter its 75th year of Independence and highlighted that Amrit Mahotsav is being celebrated throughout the country to mark that year ... Premium Premium Bollywood pins hopes on Independence Day weekend as cin ....
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