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  • media Feb 13

    McClatchy Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Ending Family Control of Newspaper Chain

    The publisher of the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star and dozens of other newspapers across the country is filing for bankruptcy protection. McClatchy Co.’s 30 newsrooms, including The Charlotte Observer, The News & Observer in Raleigh, and The Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, will continue to operate as usual as the publisher reorganizes under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. But the…

  • media Jan 16

    Muslim Millennial’s Site Dispels Stereotypes for Millions

    The MuslimGirl.com website was started by a New Jersey teenager in her bedroom as a way to defy Muslim stereotypes after 9/11. A decade later, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh has built it into an online magazine with a global audience. The site covers everything from how it feels to be the only woman wearing a hijab at a kickboxing class, to beauty...

  • Facebook Nov 19, 2019

    Disney Plus User Accounts Already Found on Hacking Sites

    Disney says its new Disney Plus streaming service doesn’t have a security breach, but some users have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts.

  • Los Angeles Nov 13, 2019

    Justices Could Return Cable TV Race Bias Suit to Lower Court

    The Supreme Court seems likely to overturn a lower court ruling in favor of an African-American media mogul and comedian who’s suing cable giant Comcast for racial discrimination. The justices appeared to be in broad agreement Wednesday that an appeals court applied the wrong legal standard in allowing business owner Byron Allen’s suit against Comcast to go forward. Allen has...

  • NFL Oct 24, 2019

    A Century After Black Sox, Baseball Cheating Goes High-Tech

    A century after the Black Sox scandal that tarnished the World Series and ushered in major changes in baseball, the notion that millionaire ballplayers would take money to throw a game — much less the World Series — is all but unthinkable. But that doesn’t mean cheating in baseball is a thing of the past, and there are still concerns...

  • CEO Jun 27, 2019

    Steph Curry Makes Moves Through Production Company

    Stephen Curry may be a sharpshooting three-time NBA champion, but he is quickly building a career away from the court to inspire the masses through his burgeoning production company. The Golden State Warriors superstar is strategically producing content that focuses on sports, family and faith through Unanimous Media , which he co-founded with Jeron Smith and Erick Peyton. The newly-formed...

  • NBC Jun 25, 2019

    NBC Is Removing ‘The Office’ From Netflix in 2021 and Putting It on Its New Streaming Service

    NBC has decided to remove “The Office” from Netflix in 2021 and include the show in the company’s new streaming service. The deal will be exclusive for five years. NBC announced the decision to remove “The Office” in a statement on Tuesday. The hit comedy was the most-watched Netflix show in 2018, according to data analytics firm Jumpshot. The move...

  • Mayor Jun 22, 2019

    Dems’ Presidential Field Takes Spotlight at South Carolina’s ‘World Famous Fish Fry’

    The fish fry is a highlight of a big political weekend in South Carolina. Candidates also attended the state party’s annual fundraising gala Friday evening ahead of the Clyburn party. The state party convention and a Planned Parenthood forum on abortion rights follow on Saturday. For South Carolina Democrats, it’s the culmination of several decades of work raising the state’s...

  • Mayor Jun 21, 2019

    Dems’ Presidential Field Takes Spotlight at South Carolina’s ‘World Famous Fish Fry’

    The fish fry is a highlight of a big political weekend in South Carolina. Candidates also attended the state party’s annual fundraising gala Friday evening ahead of the Clyburn party. The state party convention and a Planned Parenthood forum on abortion rights follow on Saturday. For South Carolina Democrats, it’s the culmination of several decades of work raising the state’s...

  • Donald Trump Jun 10, 2019

    Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Regulation of Gun Silencers

    The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers Monday, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of violating federal law regulating silencers. The men argued that the constitutional right “to...

  • Donald Trump Jun 10, 2019

    Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Regulation of Gun Silencers

    The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers Monday, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of violating federal law regulating silencers. The men argued that the constitutional right “to...

  • JUDGE May 10, 2019

    Actress Yael Stone Not Able to Testify Against Geoffrey Rush

    “Orange Is the New Black” actress Yael Stone was revealed on Friday as the potential witness that a Sydney judge refused to allow to testify against Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush in his recent defamation suit.

  • Donald Trump Mar 4, 2019

    House Democrats Launch Aggressive New Trump Probe

    Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump on Monday, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries into his White House, campaign and family businesses. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said his panel was beginning the probe into possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of...

  • Google Jan 23, 2019

    Hulu Ups Price for Live-TV Service, Cuts Basic Package Price

    Hulu’s live-TV streaming service will cost $5 more per month, while its traditional video-on-demand service will be $2 cheaper. Hulu with Live TV, a cable-like package with CNN, ESPN and a few dozen other channels over the internet, will cost $45 a month starting Feb. 26, as Hulu seeks to make that service more profitable. The new price is comparable...

  • Facebook Jan 9, 2019

    Elderly Shared More Facebook Fakery in 2016, Study Finds

    People over 65 and ultra conservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on the social media site than younger adults, moderates and super liberals during the 2016 election season, a new study finds.

  • Netflix Jan 5, 2019

    As More Media Companies Start Online Video Services, Streaming Could Get Expensive for Consumers

    Streaming TV may never again be as simple, or as affordable, as it is now. Big media companies such as Disney and WarnerMedia are creating their own streaming services in an effort to shoulder aside more inclusive video services such as Netflix. They’re expected to launch later in 2019. That doesn’t just mean additional competition. The new options will also...

  • Chicago Dec 27, 2018

    LeBron James Is AP Male Athlete of the Year for 3rd Time

    LeBron James went to the NBA Finals for the eighth consecutive year. He changed addresses again, leaving his Cleveland home for the second time to join the Los Angeles Lakers in the biggest move of free agency over the summer. He remained arguably the dominant player in basketball, adding even more glitz on a legacy that reached epic status long...

  • artist Nov 14, 2018

    BTS’ Agency Apologizes for Atom-Bomb Shirt, Nazi-Emblem Hat

    The agency for K-pop superstars BTS apologized Wednesday for members wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb and a hat with a Nazi emblem.

  • Texas Nov 10, 2018

    Chip and Joanna Gaines to Return to TV with Their Own Discovery Network

    Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines are returning to TV and taking the Oprah route. The two announced on Friday that they are returning to television with their own TV network, a partnership with Discovery, Inc. The news comes seven months after their hit show Fixer Upper ended its five-season run on Discovery-owned HGTV, which allowed them to focus on their...

  • Donald Trump Oct 26, 2018

    Crowd Chants ‘CNN Sucks’ At Trump Rally

    President Donald Trump traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday for a campaign-style rally and slammed the media for “unfair coverage.” The crowd at the rally chanted “CNN sucks.”

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