Coronavirus: Kevin Durant And More Top Athletes Tested Positive

Kevin Durant is one of four members of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team to have tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after the NBA halted play to help contain the outbreak. Durant told the Athletic that he’s feeling fine after learning of the test result. Earlier, the team announced one of the four unidentified … Read more Coronavirus: Kevin Durant And More Top Athletes Tested Positive

COVID-19/WHO & other topics – Daily Briefing (17 March 2020)

Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – COVID-19 – UN Offices – COVID-19/WHO – COVID-19/OCHA – COVID-19/Pakistan – Libya – Syria – Central African Republic – Tanzania – Uzbekistan – Global Goals – Financial Contribution COVID-19/UN OFFICES UN teams around the world are continuing to offer support to national and … Read more COVID-19/WHO & other topics – Daily Briefing (17 March 2020)

Q&A on COVID-19 vs flu #askWHO with WHO’s Dr Sylvie Briand

Recorded version of the live Q&A #askWHO with Dr Sylvie Briand, Director, Global Infectious Hazard Preparedness at WHO and Christopher Black, Multimedia Producer in WHO’s Communication Department. The show looks at COVID-19 vs flu and was originally broadcast on the 4th of March 2020, live from WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland.

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (24 February 2020)

WHO – Press Conference: Update on the situation regarding Coronavirus Disease (COVID – 19) (Geneva, 24 February 2020) We’re in a phase of preparedness for a potential pandemic,” officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday at a press briefing in Geneva, in their update on the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus. “Now … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (24 February 2020)

UN Chief on the unfolding crisis in northwest Syria – Media Stakeout (21 February 2020)

Remarks by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General on “the unfolding crisis in northwest Syria and the terrible human toll on civilians”. — We are all aware of the unfolding crisis in northwest Syria and the terrible human toll on civilians. Nearly 900,000 people – the vast majority women and children – have fled in the … Read more UN Chief on the unfolding crisis in northwest Syria – Media Stakeout (21 February 2020)

What if Idlib falls to Assad? I Inside Story

Babies and children are dying of cold in Syria’s Idlib and their suffering has been described by the UN as the the largest humanitarian horror story of the 21st Century. It says nearly 900,000 civilians have left since the beginning of December. The Syrian government offensive to capture Idlib has created the biggest single civilian … Read more What if Idlib falls to Assad? I Inside Story

SophieCo. Visionaries | Men don’t look at sex as an achievement anymore – psychologist

Social networks have transformed the way we see communication, even the most intimate forms. Are they pushing us towards another sexual revolution? We talked about this with social psychologist Justin Lehmiller. Follow @SophieCo_RT Instagram Sophieco.visionaries Podcast https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/sophieco-visionaries Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on … Read more SophieCo. Visionaries | Men don’t look at sex as an achievement anymore – psychologist

Mohammed Allawi appointed new Iraq PM, protesters reject him

President Barham Salih has named former Communication Minister Mohammed Allawi as prime minister-designate. But his appointment has not been welcomed in some areas, where demonstrators have camped out for four months demanding sweeping political reforms. Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Mohammed Allawi appointed new Iraq PM, protesters reject him

Khashoggi murder: Western powers are ‘sending the wrong message’ | UpFront (Special interview)

Agnes Callamard, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions, who has been investigating the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi recently co-authored a report that suggests Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) hacked a mobile phone belonging to Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon and The Washington Post. “I believe,” Callamard said, “the hacking … Read more Khashoggi murder: Western powers are ‘sending the wrong message’ | UpFront (Special interview)

China: Covering the Coronavirus Contagion | The Listening Post (Full)

On The Listening Post this week: The coronavirus outbreak in China – a public health disaster and a messaging nightmare. Also on the show, the saga of Hong Kong’s kidnapped bookseller. Covering the Coronavirus Contagion On January 23, Chinese authorities shut down the city of Wuhan. In short order, 17 more cities were quarantined, affecting … Read more China: Covering the Coronavirus Contagion | The Listening Post (Full)

Doctor Explains What You Need to Know About Coronavirus | WIRED

Dr. Seema Yasmin breaks down everything you should know about the growing Coronavirus outbreak. Is it really as bad as it’s depicted in the media? How can you protect yourself? Is it safe to travel to China? Seema Yasmin is a professor at Stanford School of Medicine, director of the Stanford Center for Health Communication … Read more Doctor Explains What You Need to Know About Coronavirus | WIRED

‘Macron’s altercation in Jerusalem was pure political communication’

On the one hand Alexis Poulin blames Macron’s ‘bad acting’ saying he imitated Chirac’s French accent as, he claims, the French Presdient usually has a better English accent. On the other hand Time Magazine’s Vivian Walt blames Macron’s ‘fatal mistakes in moments he could have used to his advantage’. She says ‘he is his own … Read more ‘Macron’s altercation in Jerusalem was pure political communication’

Doctor Debunks Medical Myths | WIRED

Medical doctor Seema Yasmin helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about medicine and health. Does your heart really skip a beat when you sneeze? Is it safe to eat genetically modified foods? Is hand sanitizer the best way to clean your hands? Dr. Seema Yasmin is the Director at the Stanford Center for Health … Read more Doctor Debunks Medical Myths | WIRED

Russell Brand & Logan Paul | Under The Skin Podcast

#112 Fame & The Communication Revolution with Logan Paul This week’s guest on Under The Skin is Logan Paul. Logan is one of YouTube’s biggest stars with over 20 million subscribers. He known for his outrageous sometimes controversial but highly successful videos. In this podcast we discuss how this new manifestation of fame has engulfed … Read more Russell Brand & Logan Paul | Under The Skin Podcast

The last radio station

Read more: https://tcrn.ch/2GbbuMC Special thanks to Richard Dillman and the Maritime Radio Historical Society http://www.radiomarine.org/ Producer / Shooter / Editor: Christopher Gates North of Silicon Valley, protected by the Point Reyes National Seashore, is the only operational ship-to-shore maritime radio station. Bearing the call sign KPH, the Point Reyes Station is the last of its … Read more The last radio station