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Newspaper owned by Lebanon’s Hariri prints last edition

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Readers of the Lebanese daily Al-Mustaqbal leafed through its last print edition on Thursday, its move online underscoring the challenges ailing Lebanon’s press industry. The last print of Lebanese daily newspaper Al-Mustaqbal is seen at a kiosk in Beirut, Lebanon, January 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Al-Mustaqbal, the fourth prominent newspaper to disappear from Lebanon’s newsstands in recent years, is owned by caretaker prime minister Saad al-Hariri and echoes his political line. It was established by his late father Rafik, a two-time prime minister who was assassinated in…

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K-pop’s EXP Edition: The world’s most controversial ‘Korean’ band

Image copyright Immabb Do you need to be Korean to be a K-pop artist? That’s the question Bora Kim wanted to answer when she created EXP Edition. What started as an academic assignment soon developed into the world’s first non-Korean K-pop band. They’ve faced criticism, accusations of cultural appropriation and even death threats, but three years on, the band is still going strong. How have they done it? And… why? Making a band Growing up in South Korea, Bora Kim spent her high school days listening to K-pop – the…

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Maryland shooting: Gazette staff publish Friday edition

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPolice describe how the shooting at the newspaper office ended Staff at the Capital Gazette have published a Friday edition, after a gunman killed five people and injured more at the local paper’s office. Chase Cook, a reporter at the Annapolis publication, had tweeted: “We are putting out a damn paper tomorrow.” His post came just hours after the attacker, armed with a shotgun and smoke grenades, shot through a glass door into the newsroom. Police called the shooting a “targeted attack”.…

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