Asia

AFC vows legal action over 'pirate' beoutQ broadcasting Asian Cup

Asian Football Confederation condemns illegal broadcast of Asian Cup matches taking place in UAE.

AFC vows legal action over 'pirate' beoutQ broadcasting Asian Cup

United Kingdom

Was a hugely popular BBC series fair to Muslim women?

Around 11 million watched The Bodyguard finale, the latest UK show to draw criticism over inclusion and representation.

The Bodyguard's female Muslim bomber character stirs debate

United States

Emmy Awards: The big winners this year

Game of Thrones and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel have won the top prizes at the Emmy awards in a night full of surprises.

Emmy Awards: The big winners this year

Middle East

FIFA to take legal action as beoutQ piracy row widens

Football's governing body 'engages counsel', as more sports federations join criticism of illegal broadcasts in MENA.

FIFA to take legal action as beoutQ piracy row widens

Counting the Cost

Cutting the TV cord: The Netflix-driven online phenomenon

A look at how online streaming services are revolutionising entertainment across the globe.

Middle East

Qatar's beIN off-air in UAE amid bootlegging allegations

BeIN, which owns exclusive rights to the World Cup, said its channels are being pirated across the region.

Qatar's beIN off-air in UAE amid bootlegging allegations

Opinion

Racism with Roseanne, in real time

The Roseanne saga confirmed that in the US, some forms of racism are opposed vehemently, while others remain tolerated.

Khaled A Beydoun

by Khaled A Beydoun

Khaled A Beydoun

The Listening Post

Why did Pakistan's Geo TV go dark?

Pakistan's largest TV network has been taken off air in most parts of the country.

The Listening Post

Newsreaders in chorus: The monopolisation of local news in the US

A viral video raises concerns about America's biggest TV news network. Plus, Britain's poverty porn industry.

Brazil

Netflix series on Brazil's corruption exposes political divisions

New Netflix series has exposed some of the deeper political division in Brazil in advance of ex-president Lula's trial.

Netflix series on Brazil's corruption exposes political divisions

Opinion

Why are we so drawn to Game of Thrones?

We are drawn to GOT in this particular time in our contemporary "post-truth" world because its fiction is truthful.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

The Listening Post

OFCOM's role as arbiter of good British TV

With UK elections approaching, we look at the British broadcasting regulator's responsibilities and its limited remit.

The Listening Post

CPR for Greece's ERT

We look at the resurrection of Greece's state-owned broadcaster and what it means for the local media.

Innovate Africa

Entertaining Africa

Africans are taking the reigns in the gaming industry and music distribution while using TV to explore political satire.

The Listening Post

Ferguson: Riots, race and the media

The Listening Post examines the news coverage of race in the US; plus, fonts and the news media.