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BIRN Editor Addresses Nuremberg Trial Reporting Seminar

Focusing on the key role of journalists on informing the public about criminal trials, the seminar was structured into three modules – Basics of International Criminal Law; Journalism and International Criminal Tribunals, and Reporting on International Criminal Tribunals. Kreshnik Gashi made a presentation about the work of BIRN Kosovo’s site KALLXO.com on reporting war crimes, covering the legal responsibilities of journalists writing such sensitive reports, accurate and objective reporting, and the verification of facts before reporting on cases. Opening remarks at the seminar were made by the director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, Klaus Rackwitz, and Dr. Fidelman Donlon from the registrar’s office at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers. The post BIRN Editor Addresses Nuremberg Trial Reporting Seminar appeared first on BIRN.

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Kurt Russell thinks ‘we’re getting a little too sensitive’ as he addresses James Gunn firing

Kurt Russell hopes James Gunn will be forgiven (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic) While the storm continues to swell around sacked Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn, one of the movie’s stars has spoken out. Kurt Russell, who plays Ego the Living Planet in 2017’s Vol. 2 shared his thoughts after Gunn was removed from his post after tweets several-years old about paedophilia and rape were unearthed. ‘It’s sad. But it’s a part of our fabric now and I get it,’ Kurt told Variety. ‘But I do think we’re getting a little too sensitive on maybe some of the wrong people. ‘You have to realise that when you are in that world as a comedian, a writer, whatever, you’re always stretching the boundaries and trying to find something which lead him to something that the world loves, which is Guardians of the Galaxy.’ The cast of the latest instalment (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage) He added: ‘He has a wonderful heart and a wonderful mind. I hope he is forgiven.’ His hopes m..

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Courtney Act calls Drag Race a ‘social experiment on unconscious bias’ as she addresses series 10 race row

Courtney knows it’s important to be an ally (Picture: Mike Marsland/WireImage) Race has always been a conversation in and around RuPaul’s Drag Race, but it became one of the prevalent themes in season ten. With The Vixen calling out Aquaria for making her look like the ‘angry black woman’ in an argument; Monet X Change pointing out that queens of colour are the least followed on social media; and Asia O’Hara displaying how queens of colour can be left feeling invisible, the conversation was louder than ever. And Courtney Act is doing her best to use her privilege to amplify these voices. The Aussie queen, real name Shane Jenek, has supported the Drag Race queens of colour on social media, and claims that the casual racism on and around the show is representative of the world. Asia O’Hara (far left) made a point of showing how queens of colour are often treated (Picture: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for VH1 Trailblazer Honors) Speaking to Metro.co.uk, Courtney said: ‘I did a video about ..

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Andrew Brady addresses Caroline Flack split and cheating rumours: ‘I’m not perfect’

Caroline Flack and Andrew Brady recently split (Picture: Instagram) Caroline Flack and Andrew Brady recently broke off their engagement, following a whirlwind relationship. And, following their split, rumours have surrounded the former couple and exactly why they decided to end things. However, taking to Instagram, the Celebrity Big Brother finalist shared a long statement, hitting back at claims he cheated on the Love Island host. ‘I would like to issue a statement as I believe stories, half truths and lies have been circulates in the media by various parties and are to a large extent inaccurate,’ it began. ‘This was at times before and during my relationship with Caroline. But I do not believe Caroline was party to this. One ex-girlfriend and another girl have chosen to go to the press to divulge stories that were embellished. For the record I saw one for a few dates and one for a number of weeks. ‘Lack of trust was a major factor in my decision to end these short relationships..

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