New York, June 18, 2013--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the detention of two Iraqi journalists who have been held for two weeks without formal charge or access to a lawyer in connection with the alleged theft of a senior official's notebook....
NPR recently moved from Chinatown into its new 400,000 square-foot home on North Capitol, and they’re excited about it. Eager to show off the new facility, the organization offered a tour to members of the media Tuesday morning, starting...Show More Summary
Disney's next animated picture will feature a talking snowman. The Mouse House released its first teaser trailer for "Frozen" the story of Elsa (Idina Menzel) whose icy powers have trapped a kingdom in winter. Based on the story of "The Snow Queen," Kristen Bell plays Anna, trying to find her sister Elsa. Show More Summary
New York City is gearing up for any hurricanes that might come its way this year. The mayor’s office has begun installing free solar charging stations for smartphones around the city in a move to help make it easier for victims of aShow More Summary
Russell Brand is a pretty polarizing comedian, but no matter your opinion on this eloquent Englishman, you'll want to see him in action on the set of MSNBC program Morning Joe. Brand appeared yesterday as a guest on the show to promote his new comedy tour, Messiah Complex. Show More Summary
Tim Mak, a reporter for Politico Pro Defense and coauthor of Politico’s Morning Defense, is leaving for a new job at the Washington Examiner. Mak tells FishbowlDC he’ll cover breaking news in Congress and national security. The newsShow More Summary
GQ’s latest issue features Drake as its cover dude. Knowing that former actress, current oddball Amanda Bynes has at times called Drake ugly, GQ decided to let Bynes know that her man was gracing the cover, so they tweeted the following: Hey...Show More Summary
A new eBook DRM system named SiDiM aims to change the way books are protected online. But it faces some serious problems and shortcomings.
Cape Town, South Africa, June 18, 2013--All parties in Zimbabwe's government of national unity must respect the responsibility of journalists to document events and report the views of citizens, especially in the run-up to the country's elections in July, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. In four different cases...
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“I love typewriters. I love the tactile experience of writing with truly obsolete technology. In these days of scatterbrain thinking and an obsession with Control-V and Control-C, the typewriter gives me equal parts freedom and discipline.”...Show More Summary
WGN sports anchor Pat Tomasulo ventured into enemy territory Monday, reporting from Boston ahead of game three of the Stanley Cup finals between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks. Like any good guest, Tomasulo did not arrive empty-handed. Show More Summary
via press release: For the week of June 10, 2013, ABC Family ranked as cable TV’s #1 network in Prime in Women 18-34, hit 12 week highs in Adults 18-34, Women 18-34 and target Millennials, and was the #1 ‘most tweeted’ cable TV network (1.849 million+) amassing more than 1 million more tweets than [...]
Nickelodeon Posts 21 Straight Weeks of Growth
Publisher Quirk Books worked with the digital storytelling app Tapestry to create an interactive version of the publisher’s William Shakespeare’s Star Wars book. AppNewser has the scoop: This is the first time that the user generated...Show More Summary
Ahead of CBS and FOX Among Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
During a HuffPost Live interview, LeVar Burton revealed that his favorite children’s books are Mary Hoffman‘s Amazing Grace and Derek Munson‘s Enemy Pie. Watch an excerpt from the interview in the video embedded above. Burton discovered...Show More Summary
Every now and then we need a reminder to not sell ourselves short. As pointed out in a piece in The Washington Post Magazine, a reader submitted a query indicating he or she wrote two promotional booklets for a retirement facility, the same one where the reader actually lives. Show More Summary
The federal budget sequester is back in the news. Three months after these across-the-board budget cuts began--some $85 billion in all, over time--some journalists are putting a human face in the story, instead of writing in the dry abstractions of budget policy. And others can easily follow up in the days ahead by modeling some solid work by The...
First-Ever Collector’s Trading Cards With Cast Autographs and Show-Worn Costume Relics, as Well as Leslie Knope and Ron Swanson Posters