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Judge Warns Blagojevich About Comments To Media, Says They Could Be Used In Retrial

Judge Warns Blagojevich About Comments To Media, Says They Could Be Used In Retrial

CHICAGO — The judge in Rod Blagojevich’s corruption case has warned the former Illinois governor to watch what he says to the media because some of his comments could be used against him in the retrial starting this week.A stern Judge …

Social Media Is Hot. But Can It Help The Economy?

Social Media Is Hot. But Can It Help The Economy?

The economy may be troubled, but one area is thriving: social media. They begin with Facebook and extend through a dizzying array of companies that barely existed five years ago: Twitter, LinkedIn, Groupon, Yammer, Yelp, Flickr, Ning, Digg -…

Vice Media Embarks On Big Expansion

Vice Media Embarks On Big Expansion

[Vice] is about to grow larger still with the backing of some of the biggest names and deepest pockets in the media business.Vice is preparing to announce investment partnerships with Tom Freston, MTV’s co-founder; WPP, the giant media congl…

Niche Media Sues Jerry Powers For $20 Million

Niche Media Sues Jerry Powers For $20 Million

Upmarket publisher Niche Media, which puts out Gotham, Hamptons and Aspen Peak magazines, went to court this week in Manhattan to stave off a full frontal attack from a former employee and rogue publisher, Jerry Powers.Read More…

Demand Media Share Price Surges After IPO

Demand Media Share Price Surges After IPO

NEW YORK — Shares of Demand Media Inc. are surging after the online content publisher priced its initial public offering at a higher-than-expected price of $17 per share.The shares gained $6.80, or 40 percent, to $23.80 in morning trad…

GLAAD Media Awards 2011 Nominees Announced

GLAAD Media Awards 2011 Nominees Announced

LOS ANGELES — The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is honoring movies, musicians TV shows and other media properties that offer fair and inclusive representations of the gay community.GLAAD announced nominees Thursday for its …

Sen. Lamar Alexander: Irresponsible For The Media To Mention Palin’s Crosshairs Map (VIDEO)

Sen. Lamar Alexander: Irresponsible For The Media To Mention Palin’s Crosshairs Map (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON — Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) defended Sarah Palin Sunday, saying that it is irresponsible for the media to be bringing up her much-discussed image of political targets from the 2010 election in the aftermath of the shooting o…

Kathleen Parker: I Led Media Assassination Of Sarah Palin (VIDEO)

Kathleen Parker: I Led Media Assassination Of Sarah Palin (VIDEO)

CNN host Kathleen Parker and conservative filmmaker John Zeigler argued Thursday night on CNN’s “Parker Spitzer” about the media’s coverage of President Obama and Sarah Palin, leading to Parker’s declaration that she “led” the media “assassi…

‘Hulu For Magazines’ Coming — But Not For iPad

‘Hulu For Magazines’ Coming — But Not For iPad

Next Issue Media, the “Hulu for Magazines” joint venture, plans to have its digital storefront open early next year. But you won’t be able to shop there if you’ve got an iPad.Read More…
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David Brock To Launch Outside Group For 2012 Elections

David Brock To Launch Outside Group For 2012 Elections

With the White House now signaling it wants outside groups on the left to ramp up for 2012, Media Matters founder David Brock is in discussions to form a new group designed to raise and spend big bucks to counter the right’s powerful new inf…

Ted Turner Gives $80M To UN Fund For Nigeria Work

Ted Turner Gives $80M To UN Fund For Nigeria Work

ABUJA, Nigeria — Media mogul Ted Turner announced Monday that he will give $80 million to a United Nations foundation to fight childhood polio and measles in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation.Speaking in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, …

FL-Gov: 44% Scott (R), 41% Sink (D) (Ipsos/Florida Media 10/15-19)

FL-Gov: 44% Scott (R), 41% Sink (D) (Ipsos/Florida Media 10/15-19)

Ipsos for for the St. Petersburg Times, Miami Herald, Bay News 9 and Central Florida News 10/15-19/10; 577 likely voters, 4.1% margin of errorTampaBay.com releaseRead More…
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Intercettazioni, Vita e Giulietti contro il bavaglio digitale

Intercettazioni, Vita e Giulietti contro il bavaglio digitale

“E’ gravissimo e fuori dal mondo, ormai digitale, il passaggio sui blog del Disegno di legge Alfano sulle intercettazioni. Non c’è stato ascolto, finora, rispetto a un’indicazione molto chiara che viene dall’universo della rete:...