news blackout

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Officers swooped on the on-the-run sex attacker in Belfast on Wednesday, which helped to end the news blackout and allow his story to emerge.
de Lima has filed a resolution calling for a Senate investigation into the news blackout in war-stricken Marawi that has kept media from covering and reporting the real crisis in the province.
A news blackout on any campaigning and media coverage seen as a bid to sway the election was imposed on Friday at midnight and is due to last until 8pm today.
Jordan's government has portrayed it as a "terrorist attack," suggesting Islamic militancy as a motive, but then clamped a news blackout on the case.
Greece was hit with a news blackout yesterday as the country's journalists walked off the job over a controversial pension reform, a day before a general strike on the same issue.
However, Cihan has always played an important role as it accurately announces a significant portion of the results after the election news blackout ends," AksE-nger stated.
The blitz was so serious, it prompted Prime Minister Winston Churchill to impose a news blackout.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The ISIL terrorist group is banning private internet access in its Syrian bastion Raqqa, forcing residents and even its own fighters to use internet cafes where they can be monitored in an attempt to impose a news blackout on what is going on inside Raqqa city, activists said.
Kuwait has imposed a news blackout on an investigation into the tape, saying that media coverage about it was damaging to the country.
Gardai put a news blackout in place shortly after the alarm was raised at lunchtime yesterday.
Kuwaiti media had been banned from covering the probe after the attorney general in April ordered a news blackout.
The Dawn article argues that a short-term news blackout is understandable, but that Pakistanis should understand the potential of extremists infiltrating the military and turning on civilians.