Media industry

April 18, 2018 - 8:37 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rebel Wilson returned to court on Wednesday to fight a magazine publisher's appeal of an order to pay the Australian actress a record 4.6 million Australian dollars ($3.6 million) in damages for defamation through articles that claimed she lied about her age, the origin...
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April 17, 2018 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As the rebooted "Roseanne" continues to dominate the television landscape, research indicates that enthusiasm expressed for the show's initial success by President Donald Trump and Fox News Channel had an impact on its audience. Both Trump and Fox commentators said the show's...
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Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson, center, walks towards a meeting with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and other officials Monday April 16, 2018, at Philadelphia City Hall. Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on "unconscious bias," Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested when employees said they were trespassing. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
April 17, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers. The announcement...
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Beginning third from left, New York Times staff writers Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, senior enterprise editor Rebecca Corbett and reporter Cara Buckley celebrate with colleagues in the newsroom in New York after the team they led won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on Monday, April 16, 2018. The Times shared the prize with Ronan Farrow of The New Yorker for their reporting on sexual harassment that ushered in a reckoning about the treatment of women by powerful men in the uppermost ranks of Hollywood, politics, media and technology. (Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 10:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a worldwide reckoning over sexual misconduct in the workplace. The Times and The Washington...
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April 14, 2018 - 2:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former chairman of the Tronc company who stepped down amid allegations of sexual misconduct is selling all of his stock for about $228 million. Michael Ferro's company Merrick Media listed the sale in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The company...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2018 file photo, "Fox & Friends" co-hosts, from left, Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade appear on their set in New York. Roughly 1.5 million people watch "Fox & Friends" each day, more than its counterparts at CNN and MSNBC and less than half the audiences for "Good Morning America" or "Today." (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 12, 2018 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's the epicenter of television journalism, the most influential news show on the air. But "Fox & Friends" doesn't feel that way. Fox News Channel's day-opener seems much like it has for 20 years, a peppy talk show about news that advances a conservative point of view, and is...
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April 12, 2018 - 12:14 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Newspaper publishers across the U.S. already strapped by years of declining revenue say they're dealing with an existential threat: Recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint driving up their business costs. The tariffs are a response to a complaint to the U.S. Department of...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 12, 2018 - 12:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that regulation of social media companies is "inevitable" and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders. But after two days of congressional testimony, what seemed clear was how little Congress...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 11, 2018 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 2:55 p.m. For a hearing about data privacy, democracy and possible government regulation — there have been some weird turns as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced a second day...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 10, 2018 - 11:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Discussion forum company Reddit issued its transparency report for 2017 during Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Senate appearance, saying it had found and banned 944...
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