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Radio rebels go straight: Pirates get a licence

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Radio rebels go straight: Pirates get a licence

- By Katie Spencer, Arts and Entertainment Correspondent. On this day in 1967, the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act was introduced to stop pirate radio and Radio Caroline was its main target. But now, 50 years later, radio's rebels are officially going straight - Ofcom has granted the station its first full-time AM broadcast licence. Back in the 1960s, Radio Caroline was among those stations being illegally broadcast on medium-wave frequencies from ships off the UK coast
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Newcastle snap up Chelsea outcast Kenedy on season-long loan deal following Brazilian's social media controversy

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Newcastle snap up Chelsea outcast Kenedy on season-long loan deal following Brazilian's social media controversy

- Rafa Benitez has snapped up Chelsea outcast Kenedy on a season’s loan. Newcastle’s boss offered the Brazilian an escape route to the north-east after learning he was up for grabs. Benitez has moved quickly to secure the deal using well-established contacts made during his spell in charge of the club four years ago. And the winger will offer the Tyneside giants added impetus going forward as the Spaniard continues his re-building of the Magpies
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Did you feel the ground shaking yesterday? Earthquake offshore south east of Malta reported

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Did you feel the ground shaking yesterday? Earthquake offshore south east of Malta reported

- Tremors in the Zejtun and Tarxien area were reported on social media. The University of Malta Seismic Monitoring and Research Group yesterday reported an earthquake southeast offshore Malta that went by virtually unnoticed. The earthquake struck at about 16:30 local time. No damages have been reported, but some have taken to social media to announce that they felt a tremor in the Zejtun and Tarxien area
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Angry Brits take to social media to vent their fury at the ‘freezing’ summer, with many admitting to turning on the central heating

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Angry Brits take to social media to vent their fury at the ‘freezing’ summer, with many admitting to turning on the central heating

- CHILLY Brits have been forced to switch on the central heating as temperatures plummet across the country. It turned significantly cooler yesterday as heavy and thundery bouts of rainfall lashed much of the UK. Meanwhile the rest of Europe is sweltering in a heatwave dubbed Lucifer, with the mercury rising to the dizzying heights of 44C in the south of Spain
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German publisher complains to EU court over Turkey detention of journalist

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German publisher complains to EU court over Turkey detention of journalist

- BERLIN: The publisher of Germany's Die Welt and Welt am Sonntag newspapers has filed a formal complaint at the European Court of Justice about Turkey's detention of German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel since February, the newspaper reported on Saturday. Turkish authorities arrested Yucel in February on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation and inciting public violence, amid a large-scale crackdown on alleged supporters of a failed military coup in Turkey a year ago
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Russian TV reporter punched in the face live on air

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Russian TV reporter punched in the face live on air

- MOSCOW: A man walked up to a journalist broadcasting live from a Moscow park on a popular Russian television channel and punched him in the face. The journalist was reporting on Wednesday for the NTV channel from the park, which was filled with former paratroopers lazing in the sun as Russia celebrated the annual Airborne Troops Day. He was approached by a burly, bearded man in a tee-shirt and shorts, spewing curses at him
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GWU condemns attack on journalists in Bugibba

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GWU condemns attack on journalists in Bugibba

- The General Workers’ Union (GWU) has condemned the attack on a UnionPrint journalist and cameraperson, who were yesterday assaulted by a group of Maltese men while on duty in Bugibba. While no one was injured in the attack, the reporters’ equipment was severely damaged. “It is unfortunate that people still try to win arguments by recoursing to violence in this country”, the GWU said in a statement issued this morning
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The brains behind Facebook reveal how YOU could become a social media millionaire

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The brains behind Facebook reveal how YOU could become a social media millionaire

- Earlier this year, Fabulous offered three readers the chance to take their business to the next level with the Facebook business team. Here’s how they got on.
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Veteran sports journalist Alex Vella passes away

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Veteran sports journalist Alex Vella passes away

- Alex Vella passed away yesterday night Alex Vella, a mainstay of the football and waterpolo beat, passed away last night, at age 75. The veteran journalist worked for 30 years as a correspondent for the Times of Malta, covering waterpolo and swimming events, as well as Premier League football matches. Vella then left the daily newspaper to form part of the Malta Football Association as a media officer, contributing to the association’s publications
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Broadcaster won case over word 'bonus' - but rejects use for own staff

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Broadcaster won case over word 'bonus' - but rejects use for own staff

- RTÉ described efforts to prevent its journalists and editors from using the term 'bonus' as an "unwarranted inhibition" on public interest journalism.
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Manchester United win the Premier League... of official club social media channels

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Manchester United win the Premier League... of official club social media channels

- Given that we're in the middle of what will probably come to be known as the summer of creative transfer announcements , official club social media channels seem to be in the news more than they've ever been. Whether they are being urged to "ANNOUNCE" a new signing every five seconds or providing you with the latest updates from money-spinning pre-season tours, the accounts have become a staple of our day-to-day lives (well, definitely OUR day-to-day lives anyway, you might have something better to be getting on with)
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Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea stars dominate the most followed Premier League players on social media

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Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea stars dominate the most followed Premier League players on social media

- You can keep your top goalscorers charts, the stats for showing who has got the most assists and the numbers revealing who keeps the most clean sheets, this is where the real glory lies in the Premier League these days. As the division's clubs do all they can to snap up new players ahead the 2017/18 campaign, their existing stars are busy tweeting, Facebooking and Instagramming their way to global superstardom
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Rules to be developed for social media use during trials - says country's top judge

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Rules to be developed for social media use during trials - says country's top judge

- The move, announced by Chief Justice Susan Denham, comes just weeks after the conclusion of the Jobstown trial during which the publication of prejudicial material on online platforms was a feature. Ms Justice Denham said social media was a "great tool for the mass dissemination of information", but there were "widespread and real" concerns about its use in connection with court proceedings
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Too many selfies, boasting about the kids and gym check ins… are YOU guilty of these social media sins?

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Too many selfies, boasting about the kids and gym check ins… are YOU guilty of these social media sins?

- Brits have revealed their pet peeves on social media, slamming stolen jokes and ranting about politics - just to name a few.
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RTÉ seeks more cash but won’t reveal D’Arcy pay

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RTÉ seeks more cash but won’t reveal D’Arcy pay

- Despite the national broadcaster's director general, Dee Forbes, calling for a hike in the licence fee, RTÉ would only commit to releasing figures at some time later this year. And those figures will be for the year 2015. The broadcaster has never released the salary of Ray D'Arcy, which is rumoured to be in the region of €500,000. However, the long-time broadcaster has said previously denied that his earnings were as high as was reported and said he is earning less than he was in the commercial sector
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Manchester United's Jesse Lingard determined to prove critics wrong after criticism of social media antics

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Manchester United's Jesse Lingard determined to prove critics wrong after criticism of social media antics

- Jesse Lingard is determined to confound the doubters and repay Manchester United's faith, especially as he feared his Old Trafford dream might have been over a few years ago. Patience has been a key attribute for the homegrown player, with the late bloomer only making a first-team impact following several loan spells. Lingard has relished taking his chance at United and is now not only a fully established part of the squad but a big-game player, scoring in the recent FA Cup, EFL Cup and Community Shield triumphs
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Bizarre object spotted floating in sky above Cornwall is splashed across social media… but all is not as it seems

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Bizarre object spotted floating in sky above Cornwall is splashed across social media… but all is not as it seems

- The black object has been spotted over Truro, Carluddon clay tip, Fistral beach in Newquay and by a surfer off the Cornish coast.
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  • Angry Brits take to social media to vent their fury at the ‘freezing’ summer, with many admitting to turning on the central heating
    Angry Brits take to social media to vent their fury at the ‘freezing’ summer, with many admitting to turning on the central heating

    , thesun.co.uk

    CHILLY Brits have been forced to switch on the central heating as temperatures plummet across the country. It turned significantly cooler yesterday as heavy and thundery bouts of rainfall lashed much of the UK. Meanwhile the rest of Europe is sweltering in a heatwave dubbed Lucifer, with the mercury rising to the dizzying heights of 44C in the south of Spain
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Social media

  • Did you feel the ground shaking yesterday? Earthquake offshore south east of Malta reported
    Did you feel the ground shaking yesterday? Earthquake offshore south east of Malta reported

    , maltatoday.com.mt

    Tremors in the Zejtun and Tarxien area were reported on social media. The University of Malta Seismic Monitoring and Research Group yesterday reported an earthquake southeast offshore Malta that went by virtually unnoticed. The earthquake struck at about 16:30 local time. No damages have been reported, but some have taken to social media to announce that they felt a tremor in the Zejtun and Tarxien area
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  • German publisher complains to EU court over Turkey detention of journalist
    German publisher complains to EU court over Turkey detention of journalist

    , channelnewsasia.com

    BERLIN: The publisher of Germany's Die Welt and Welt am Sonntag newspapers has filed a formal complaint at the European Court of Justice about Turkey's detention of German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel since February, the newspaper reported on Saturday. Turkish authorities arrested Yucel in February on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation and inciting public violence, amid a large-scale crackdown on alleged supporters of a failed military coup in Turkey a year ago
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Journalism

  • Veteran sports journalist Alex Vella passes away
    Veteran sports journalist Alex Vella passes away

    , maltatoday.com.mt

    Alex Vella passed away yesterday night Alex Vella, a mainstay of the football and waterpolo beat, passed away last night, at age 75. The veteran journalist worked for 30 years as a correspondent for the Times of Malta, covering waterpolo and swimming events, as well as Premier League football matches. Vella then left the daily newspaper to form part of the Malta Football Association as a media officer, contributing to the association’s publications
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Television

  • 2 more journalists go missing in lawless area of Colombia
    2 more journalists go missing in lawless area of Colombia

    , yahoo.com

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Two more journalists were reported missing Tuesday in a lawless region where Colombian security forces were already carrying out an extensive search for a prominent Spanish journalist who disappeared over the weekend. The two journalists from the right-leaning TV network RCN had traveled to the Catatumbo region to cover the hunt for Salud Hernandez-Mora, a longtime correspondent for the Spanish newspaper El Mundo whose weekly column
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Broadcasting

  • RTÉ blames €17m jump in its deficit on having to cover landmark events
    RTÉ blames €17m jump in its deficit on having to cover landmark events

    , independent.ie

    New figures show the gulf between spending and income at the State-owned broadcaster ballooned to €19.7m last year, from €2.8m in 2015. The broadcaster is planning to cut more than 200 jobs from next month as part of a 'voluntary exit programme' in a bid to bring its finances under control. RTÉ will also unveil its restructuring plans to staff next month
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Propaganda

  • German-Turkish reporter arrested in Turkey for 'terrorist propaganda'
    German-Turkish reporter arrested in Turkey for 'terrorist propaganda'

    , bbc.co.uk

    The Turkish authorities have arrested a German-Turkish journalist they accuse of producing terrorist propaganda and undermining the government. Deniz Yucel, who works for Die Welt, was detained almost two weeks ago and has since been held in police custody. He had earlier reported on leaked emails that allegedly highlight the influence wielded by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's son-in-law. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the move "disappointing". "We will continue to
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