BBC to Launch "Pop-Up" News Service on Facebook to Circumvent Thailand"s Military Censorship

The organization has decided to tap Thais' huge appetite for social media to ensure service and journalistic free speech in the country. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterApr 21st, 2017

Facebook Developed Censorship Tool for Possible Launch in China (Report)

Facebook has been developing a censorship tool that could help the company launch in China, according to a New York Times report. The development of the tool has been controversial within the company, with multiple staffers leaving, according to the repor.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 23rd, 2016

Taylor Swift cancels Bangkok, Thailand concert due to coup

Taylor Swift has had to cancel her concert stop in Bangkok, Thailand due to a military coup in the area. The concert’s promoters, BEC-Tero posted the news of the cancellation on their website: Read more on Taylor Swift cancels Bangkok, Thailand con.....»»

Category: topSource: icydkMay 27th, 2014

TAYLOR SWIFT Cancels Bangkok Concert After Military Coup In Thailand

TAYLOR SWIFT canceled her concert in Bangkok after a military coup threat surfaced in Thailand, entertainment news has reported. Oh no! Taylor Swift is an unstoppable force! She doesn’t have a problem with money and she’s loved by everyone. Re.....»»

Category: topSource: anythinghollywoodMay 29th, 2014

Thailand's army chief announces military coup after two days of martial law

THAILAND'S army chief has announced a military coup and seized power after months of political struggle......»»

Category: topSource: expressMay 22nd, 2014

Thailand Military Continues Media Control, Post-Coup

TV channels restored, but Internet censorship continues......»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 25th, 2014

Lights, camera... censorship

The BBC Asian Network's Haroon Rashid speaks to Bollywood actors about the battle between creative freedom and censorship in India......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJan 14th, 2017

Filmart: Thailand Expects Record 2015 for International Productions Despite Political Turmoil

A military coup last year has combined with growing competition from neighboring countries to reduce the number of film productions in Thailand.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMar 23rd, 2015

Protestors in Thailand Have Adopted the ‘Hunger Games’ Three-Finger Salute

Katniss Everdeen would be so proud. Protestors against the military coup in Bangkok, Thailand have been borrowing a symbolic gesture from The Hunger Games as an act of rebellion. The three-finger salute has been spotted in small flash mobs since the weeke.....»»

Category: topSource: celebuzzJun 17th, 2017

"Hunger Games" salute used as protest in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — The three-finger salute from the Hollywood movie "The Hunger Games" is being used as a real symbol of resistance in Thailand. Protesters against the military coup are flashing the gesture as a silent act of rebellion, and they&#.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 19th, 2017

Thailand"s junta warns over "Hunger Games" salute

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military rulers say they are monitoring a new form of silent resistance to the coup — a three-fingered salute borrowed from "The Hunger Games — and will arrest those in large groups who ignore warnings to lower th.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 20th, 2017

Taylor Swift Cancels Concert in Thailand Following Military Coup

"I'm sending my love to the fans in Thailand; I'm so sad about the concert being canceled," the star tweeted Tuesday. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMay 27th, 2014

BBC Set to Launch Netflix and Amazon Rival Subscription Service

Brit pubcaster BBC has been given the green light to launch a new paid-for subscription service to rival Netflix and Amazon, according to a report from The Daily Telegraph. The project, which is understood to have the working title Britflix, could see the.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 16th, 2016

BBC to launch online U.S. subscription service

CAMBRIDGE, England (Reuters) - Britain's BBC will launch an online subscription service in the United States next year, boosting revenues for the public broadcaster and allowing viewers to watch shows on demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2015

Indian filmmakers go to court over censorship row

Indian filmmakers Wednesday took a bitter censorship row to court, the latest dispute involving the notoriously sensitive censor board that has renewed fears over creative freedoms. A lawyer told Mumbai's highest court the Central Board of Film Certi.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 14th, 2017

India orders clampdown on Internet porn, sparks censorship debate

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance, a government official said on Monday, sparking a debate about censorship and freedom in the world's largest democracy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 5th, 2015

Anti-censorship theater event to go on without LaBute play

NEW YORK (AP) — A play festival benefiting the National Coalition Against Censorship will go on at a new location but without the Neil LaBute play that led to it being scrapped at its initial venue......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 21st, 2015

Cara Delevingne is fighting the good fight against nipple censorship

Cara Delevingne has nothing better to do with her time than fight the good fight against female nipple censorship. You see, men can walk around topless and post photos of their bare chests on social media all the time, but if a woman does it, it’s a.....»»

Category: topSource: evilbeetgossipJul 16th, 2014

Thailand"s Ruling Military Gives Away Free Movie Tickets

Other publicity stunts in the army's "happiness campaign" have included free broadcast of all World Cup games, free haircuts and a parade of pretty women in skimpy military attire. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJun 16th, 2014

Hillary Clinton Dislikes Military In Uniform? Secret Service Exposes Another Side To Presidential Hopeful

Is Hillary Clinton is known to be a nightmare among Secret Service agents and is seen as having a strong dislke for military members and police in uniform......»»

Category: topSource: starpulseOct 4th, 2015

Fox, SiriusXM launch headline news service

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News is collaborating with SiriusXM to launch a 24-hour news service that will update satellite radio listeners and mobile device users on headlines every 15 minutes......»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 1st, 2015