AIB media industry news desk

Egypt releases Al Jazeera producer

A court in Egypt has ordered the release from prison of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein. He has been held for almost two and a half years. The court ordered his release on Tuesday 21 May, with a different court hearing an appeal by the prosecution on Thursday 23...

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Ruptly Live Platform wins Digiday award

Ruptly's innovative live platform, Ruptly Live, has received a top prize in the Best Use of Live category (re-ordered sentence) at the Digiday Awards Europe. Dmitry Keshishev, Chief Digital Officer, said: “this award is testament to our commitment to developing...

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Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison

Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on 7 May 2019, freed in a presidential amnesty after a global campaign for their release. According to the AFP news agency, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo...

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