Why the BBC’s Star Political Reporter Now Needs a Bodyguard

Laura Kuenssberg, one of the public broadcaster’s top correspondents, was assigned protection during a Labour Party gathering after a series of threats. Source: World

Murdoch Bid for Sky Control Hits New Bump as U.K. Official Hints at Inquiry

A detailed review by competition regulators would delay the $15 billion acquisition by 21st Century Fox and cast further uncertainty over the proposed deal. Source: World

Raids in India Target Founders of News Outlet Critical of Government

The cable company, NDTV, called the raids a politically motivated “witch hunt.” The government cited an investigation into bank losses. Source: World

Why the Macron Hacking Attack Landed With a Thud in France

The fallout was contained, partly because of a news blackout, and partly because France lacks an equivalent to Fox News. Source: World

Kiev Journal: To Battle Fake News, Ukrainian Show Features Nothing but Lies

“StopFake News,” which is overseen by the journalism department at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine, debunks fake news from a basement television studio. Source: World

Venezuela Blocks CNN en Español Over Report on Passport Fraud

The CNN channel had broadcast a report linking the country’s vice president and others to a passport scheme at its embassy in Iraq. Source: World