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Big blow for Network Ten staff

Big blow for Network Ten staff

Network Ten staff are facing a new round of job cuts after their parent international media company announced it is axing hundreds of positions worldwide to streamline costs. Paramount Global — the owner of Ten — notified staff of the upcoming job losses in on Wednesday. In a memo, chief executive Bob Bakish told workers...

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Ludhiana’s Uturn Time Newspaper Expands Reach with International Hindi News Channel N1 Launch

Ludhiana’s Uturn Time Newspaper Expands Reach with International Hindi News Channel N1 Launch

PNN Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], January 1: Stepping beyond print and digital news domains, Ludhiana-based daily Hindi newspaper Uturn Time announced the launch of its multi-language news satellite channel — N1, an international Hindi news channel. It marks a promising expansion for the brand, known for its tagline “The Good, Bad and Ugly of India,” following...

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News channel says Iranian official attacked its journalist in New York | CNN

News channel says Iranian official attacked its journalist in New York | CNN

CNN  —  A journalist was attacked on Wednesday evening in New York City by an official who was part of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s camp, a news channel has alleged. Iran International correspondent Kian Amani was filming outside the Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza Hotel and reporting on Raisi’s “entourage” leaving when the...

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Nobel laureate Maria Ressa acquitted of last tax evasion charge | CNN Business

Nobel laureate Maria Ressa acquitted of last tax evasion charge | CNN Business

Hong Kong CNN  —  Philippine Nobel Peace laureate Maria Ressa was acquitted of tax evasion Tuesday, according to her news site Rappler, in the latest legal victory for the veteran journalist. Ressa and Rappler are now cleared of all five tax-related charges filed during the administration of former President Rodrigo Duterte, according to CNN affiliate...

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5 takeaways from Joe Biden’s trip to the G20 and Vietnam | CNN Politics

5 takeaways from Joe Biden’s trip to the G20 and Vietnam | CNN Politics

New Delhi CNN  —  President Joe Biden is nearing the end of a whirlwind trip to India and Vietnam for a series of high-profile meetings aimed at countering China’s influence in the developing world. At the G20 in New Delhi and again in Hanoi, Biden used his swing through Asia to make the case that...

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White House press secretary ends news conference as Biden is still responding to questions from reporters | CNN Politics

White House press secretary ends news conference as Biden is still responding to questions from reporters | CNN Politics

CNN  —  White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Sunday abruptly ended a news conference with President Joe Biden in Hanoi, Vietnam, at one point taking a microphone and announcing the event had concluded even as the president was still answering questions from reporters in the room. As the president was responding to shouted questions...

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Head of Japan’s top pop agency resigns after admitting late founder sexually abused minors for decades | CNN Business

Head of Japan’s top pop agency resigns after admitting late founder sexually abused minors for decades | CNN Business

CNN  —  The head of Japan’s top pop agency Johnny & Associates stepped down Thursday after admitting that her uncle, the company’s late founder, had sexually abused minors for years, following months of international scrutiny and an independent investigation. Julie K Fujishima, the niece of Johnny Kitagawa, announced her resignation in a news conference Thursday,...

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Adam Driver criticizes Netflix and Amazon at Venice Film Festival amid ongoing SAG strike | CNN

Adam Driver criticizes Netflix and Amazon at Venice Film Festival amid ongoing SAG strike | CNN

CNN  —  Appearing at a press conference during the Venice Film Festival on Thursday, “Ferrari” star Adam Driver name-checked streaming giants Amazon and Netflix as the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes in Hollywood continue. “Why is it that a smaller distribution company like Neon and STX International (distributors for “Ferrari”) can meet the dream demands of...

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Taylor Swift’s tour enters her movie theater ‘Era’ as she brings record-breaking concert to the big screen | CNN

Taylor Swift’s tour enters her movie theater ‘Era’ as she brings record-breaking concert to the big screen | CNN

CNN  —  Baby let the games begin. Taylor Swift is bringing her “Eras Tour” to a movie theater near you starting this October, the singer announced in an Instagram post Thursday morning. “The Eras Tour has been the most meaningful, electric experience of my life so far and I’m overjoyed to tell you that it’ll...

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‘Barbie’ is Warner Bros.’ highest-grossing global release ever | CNN Business

‘Barbie’ is Warner Bros.’ highest-grossing global release ever | CNN Business

New York CNN  —  Warner Bros. has swapped its wands for pink heels. Summer smash “Barbie” is the highest-grossing global release in the studio’s 100-year history, beating out 2011’s “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.” Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” edged out the saga’s finale by $767,505, according to Comscore projections. Comscore estimated a global...