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Many politicians try to deny responsibility for what they have said. Blaming reporters for not quoting correctly is one strategy, misinterpretation is also common. If these strategies do not work... [News]
On 24 January 2013 the Turkish journalist Doğan Özgüden officially transferred his papers at a festive meeting at the IISH.In the fifties and sixties Doğan Özgüden was a renowned journalist of... [News]
May 3 was declared World Press Freedom Day by the UN General Assembly in 1993, and was intended to commemorate the need for a free, pluralistic, and independent press as an essential component for... [General page]
New Journal, a publication of New Age Communications, started appearing in January 1975. The editors want to depose the spiritual world and chose to use the journal as its strategy. They characterize... [Item of the Day]
The first issue of The Black Panther, official news organ of the Black Panther Party, was published on 25 April 1967. Black Panthers patrolled the American black ghettos to protect their fellows from... [Item of the Day]
Only a handful of Bulgarian comrades read Drugar (Comrade).The first Bulgarian socialist party was founded in 1891. Workers were hardly represented in this party. Not even 0,5 percent of the work... [Item of the Day]
Switzerland has four official national languages. The tiny Maoist Communist Organization of Switzerland, serves its few hundred members in three of the four languages. Octobre/Oktober/Ottobre is... [Item of the Day]
During the economic crisis of the thirties, the labour movement in Romania sees no better trade ahead. "If you don't have work, the prospect of hunger and vagabondism is lurching", according to their... [Item of the Day]
Tensions arose between Great Britain and Russia during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878. Russia had gained increasing influence in the Eastern Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean. People in England,... [Item of the Day]
The Federacion Anarquista Uruguaya (FAU) in July 1957 reported that "never before in the history of the world have prospects for the people been so gloomy. In Latin America especially there is a... [Item of the Day]