Media and entertainment industry

January 18, 2018 - 6:55 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Warriors extend road streak UNDATED (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are just two away from tying the NBA record for longest road winning streak in a single season. Klay Thompson poured in 38 points and the Warriors made it 14 straight road wins by downing the Bulls 119-112. Stephen...
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January 18, 2018 - 6:24 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Clifford Johnson, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences (THE CONVERSATION) How often do you, outside the requirements of an assignment,...
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January 17, 2018 - 10:43 pm
NBA-SCHEDULE Raptors get past Pistons UNDATED (AP) — The Toronto Raptors improved to 16-3 at home while avoiding their first three-game losing streak of the season. Jonas Valanciunas (YOH'-nuhs val-ehn-CHOO'-nuhs) had 17 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Raptors past the Pistons 96-91. C.J. Miles...
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In this Jan. 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. An Associated Press review of statements made under oath by Trump gives clues about how he might handle questions from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators. It’s not clear when or even if Mueller and his team will question Trump, though the topic has been broached. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 17, 2018 - 5:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. It was December 2007, a decade before Trump would become president and routinely excoriate reporters for "fake news." This time,...
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In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Tom Hanks portrays Ben Bradlee, left, and Meryl Streep portrays Katharine Graham in a scene from "The Post." (Niko Tavernise/20th Century Fox via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As an entry into the pantheon of great newspaper movies, Steven Spielberg's Pentagon Papers drama "The Post" is inked with deep affection for the analog apparatus of the newspaper business, circa 1971: the hum of broadsheets rolling through the presses, the metal clanking of handset...
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This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign, the Twitter app, YouTube TV logo and the Facebook app. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, lawmakers grilled executives from Facebook, Google’s YouTube and Twitter about what the companies are doing to prevent extremists and terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and hate and recruit new followers. Lawmakers acknowledged that the companies, especially Google and Facebook, have come a long way when it comes to weeding out terrorist content. But they said more needs to be done. (AP Photo)
January 17, 2018 - 4:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawmakers grilled executives Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday about what the companies are doing to prevent terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and recruit new followers. The Senate's commerce, science and transportation committee hearing...
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Pittsburgh Pirates team president Frank Coonelly and owner Bob Nutting listen as general manager Neal Huntington speaks to the media concerning the trade of outfielder Andrew McCutchen at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. The San Francisco Giants Giants found the outfielder they were looking for this winter, acquiring McCutchen from Pittsburgh on Monday to fill a key void. (Matt Freed/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 3:26 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Some Pittsburgh Pirates fans are signing a petition to express their frustration following the team's decision to trade star outfielder Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants. As of Wednesday, more than 28,000 fans signed a petition on change.org asking Major League Baseball...
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FILE - This Monday, July 25, 2016, file photo shows Yahoo and Verizon logos on a laptop, in North Andover, Mass. Verizon is pushing further into sports streaming with a new NBA deal that will let Yahoo users watch some out-of-market games. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
January 17, 2018 - 3:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo users will be able to stream eight basketball games for free under a new deal with the NBA. Verizon, which owns Yahoo, is hoping to use sports to build a digital ad business to rival Facebook and Google. The company now lets anyone watch NFL games on a mobile Yahoo app; before...
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FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
January 17, 2018 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. The videos being targeted are ones Google packages to advertisers as "preferred" content. While Google has had human reviewers before, it relies heavily on software to flag...
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People walking in front of the Cinema City complex in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Lebanon’s censorship authorities have effectively banned Steven Spielberg’s newspaper drama, “The Post,” because the American director is on a regional blacklist for supporting Israel. The directive by the country’s General Security agency still needs to be signed by Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk to enter into effect, but that is considered a formality. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
January 17, 2018 - 11:28 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese authorities have reversed a decision to ban Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama "The Post" ahead of its opening in theaters across the country, a local cinema manager said Wednesday. Lebanese censorship authorities had recommended the ban because the director is blacklisted by...
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