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Can Jeff Flake turn the tide in the Republican war on the media?

Can Jeff Flake turn the tide in the Republican war on the media?

President Trump has waged war on the media, to the delight of his base and with the unspoken – or explicit – support of his party. Now, on the floor of the Senate, one Republican, Jeff Flake of Arizona, has denounced Trump for labeling the press “the enemy of the people,” a phrase also used […]

January 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Disney: Sandberg, Dorsey are leaving board amid Facebook, Twitter media push

Disney: Sandberg, Dorsey are leaving board amid Facebook, Twitter media push

Disney said late Friday neither Sheryl Sandberg nor Jack Dorsey will remain on their board, citing conflicts with Facebook and Twitter. U.S. Top News and Analysis

January 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Media General rejects Nexstar’s offer, open to talks

Media General rejects Nexstar’s offer, open to talks

Dec 9 (Reuters) – U.S. regional TV broadcaster Media General Inc on Wednesday rejected a takeover bid from Nexstar Broadcasting Inc saying the offer was at a discount to its earlier proposal. Reuters: Mergers News

December 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda

Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they are helping the authorities police the Web. Reuters: Technology News

December 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
U.S. presidential debate performances lift Cruz, Rubio to top of social media

U.S. presidential debate performances lift Cruz, Rubio to top of social media

By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz stole the spotlight on social media from the front-runners during a televised GOP debate on Tuesday night, drawing attention and positive reviews. The fourth televised debate for the Republicans hosted by Fox Business Network had more people talking about it online than […]

November 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home: admiral

Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home: admiral

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of Twitter accounts and other social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, a high-level U.S. military official said on Wednesday. Reuters: U.S.

October 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Modi touts social media, tech development in Facebook visit

Modi touts social media, tech development in Facebook visit

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi touted the power of social media and his own goals for developing India's tech economy on Sunday, speaking to a global audience from a "town hall" meeting at the headquarters of the world's largest social network. Economy News Headlines – Yahoo! News

September 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Madison Square Garden to spin off media unit

Madison Square Garden to spin off media unit

The Madison Square Garden Co. said Friday it wants to spin off its sports and entertainment business from its media business, appointing new executives for “a pure play media company.” The spin-off of the media company, called MSG Networks Inc., is expected on Sept. 30. Andrea Greenberg was named MSG Networks president and chief executive, […]

September 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Media whistles past the stock market graveyard

Media whistles past the stock market graveyard

The media suffer from a plague of happy thoughts, writes Marek Fuchs. MarketWatch.com – All MarketWatch News – Personal Finance

August 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
British Airways flight forced to land in Montreal, media cite bomb threat

British Airways flight forced to land in Montreal, media cite bomb threat

MONTREAL (Reuters) – A British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London was diverted and landed in Montreal early on Wednesday following a bomb threat, local media reported. Reuters: U.S.

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More