Muscat accepts leadership of premier football clubs after half of them support him

2022-06-30T18:24:25+02:00Thu, 30th Jun '22, 18:24|

Seven of 14 presidents of Malta’s premier league football club have voted in favour of hiring disgraced former prime minister Joseph Muscat to head their organisation. The vote, which was taken secretely, showed that exactly half of the premier league clubs agreed with the nomination of Joseph Muscat. After the vote was taken today, Joseph [...]

Media freedom monitor recommends urgent action on “pressing issues” in Malta

2022-06-30T16:06:04+02:00Thu, 30th Jun '22, 16:06|

Media in Malta is at high risk of not being politically independent with significant problems in restrictions on plurality and weak social inclusiveness. These are the conclusions of the 2022 media plurality and freedom report penned by University of Malta academic Louiselle Vassallo. Malta’s rankings place it among the highest risk jurisdictions within the EU. [...]

Would you buy from her shop again? The mafia would.

2022-06-30T14:00:23+02:00Thu, 30th Jun '22, 14:00|

Yet another (alleged) mafioso walked out of the court building today free as a bird, protected from prosecution by yet another 'mistake' by the Attorney General's office. This one won't sue if I call him an (alleged) mafioso. John Spiteri is wanted by Italian prosecutors in connection with a large 'Ndrangheta drug trafficking operation. They [...]

Malta deemed “High Risk” country for media freedom by EU-funded monitor

2022-06-30T13:51:14+02:00Thu, 30th Jun '22, 13:51|

The Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) has ranked Malta among the riskiest jurisdictions in the EU and candidate countries for media freedom and restrictions on media pluralism. In an EU-funded study being published later today Malta is ranked “high risk”, the second worst possible category. The CMPF is a research and training [...]

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