Netflix, Amazon are ‘Massive Threats’ to media industry, IAC CEO says
13 July 2018 | 5:15 am
Joey Levin, IAC chief executive officer, comments on the AT&T-Time Warner deal and the future of the media industry with Bloomberg's Ed Hammond at the Allen & Co. Sun Valley summit.
25 Jun 2022
With young Indigenous people leaving the Amazon in search of jobs the rainforest is losing one of its best lines of defense. Could ensuring they have economic opportunities at home help protect biodiversity?
23 Jun 2022
South Africa's Khoi community is divided on how to best protect its heritage on a site in Cape Town earmarked to house Amazon's African headquarters. Judges ordered a halt to construction, but some indigenous locals are eager for the jobs that the site could bring. Also, we see how Libyan artisans are working painstakingly around the clock to restore old copies of the Koran.
27 Jun 2022
Family and friends of British journalist Dom Phillips attended his funeral near Rio de Janeiro. The last rites for Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, who was killed while working with Phillips, were held a day earlier.
17 Jul 2022
Amazon has offered to "refrain" from using the data of competitors after the EU accused the US retail and tech giant of collecting the information to benefit itself at the expense of its rivals.
19 Jul 2022
Workers at a New York warehouse voted 55% in favour of joining the Amazon Labor Union. The group is led by former Amazon worker Chris Smalls, who made his name protesting against safety conditions at the retail giant during the pandemic.
20 Jul 2022
South America's largest country is losing trees at a rate of 18 per second according to a new report. Study authors Mapbiomas said this represents an increase of 20% during the course of 2021.
13 Aug 2022
The Verdi union has ordered the walkout at the Amazon distribution center in the central town of Bad Hersfeld in a row over wage increases. The US retail giant has refused a collective labor agreement for its workers.
20 Sep 2022
The Gulf Arab countries didn't name the programs in question, but said they "contradict Islamic values." Saudi state TV has aired an interview describing Netflix as being as "official sponsor of homosexuality."
16 Sep 2022
The US state of California has filed a lawsuit against Amazon, accusing the e-commerce giant of violating its antitrust law by blocking price competition and making online shopping more expensive for consumers. The lawsuit is limited to California, but, if successful, could trigger similar action in other states. Plus, inflation in Argentina rose by 7 percent again in August, making prices nearly 80 percent higher than a year ago.
25 Sep 2022
Indigenous communities are the guardians of the Amazon forest. Their lands are legally protected, but since President Jair Bolsonaro came to power, that's of little help anymore. Loggers are taking what they want. Violence is on the rise, the Karipuna people are fighting back.
Netflix is launching its own video games studio in Helsinki.
New figures have highlighted the devastation caused by President Bolsonaro's attacks on environmental rights. Brazil's presidential vote could determine the fate of the Amazon rainforest.
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Ukraine's electricity supply has not collapsed despite Russian attacks on energy infrastructure. Energy supplier Ukrenergo says a mild winter, imports from the EU and more nuclear power have helped.
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Vladimir Putin is accused of of kneeling down to Xi Jinping and using a body double during his recent trip to occupied Mariupol. We debunk these claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Lea Schüller has long been prolific without ever quite hitting the heights of others. But her winner against Arsenal gives Bayern Munich a clear path to the Champions League semifinal, though Schüller may be out.
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Since Russia started its war in Ukraine, the EU has made extensive use of its sanction's toolbox. Despite this, sanctioned goods from Europe still seem to find their way to Russia.
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Berlin wants last-ditch changes to the landmark EU law spelling the demise of the combustion engine from 2035. It’s not a good look on the international stage, observers in Brussels warn.
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In East African countries, people with diverse sexual orientations live in constant fear. Anti-LGBTQ rhetoric is on the rise in in the region as lawmakers in Uganda vote to pass new legislation to punish the community.