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Cleveland Plain Dealer Owner Demands Takedown Of Unflattering Video Featuring Candidate It Endorsed In Governor's Race

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Via Jim Romenesko, here's a rather ugly story about stifling speech. Unfortunately, the entity doing the stifling is also one of the greatest beneficiaries of free speech protections. The Northeast Ohio Media Group last week posted a video of Ohio Gov. Show More Summary

Fox News Is Trying to Kill Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance

Fox News helped turn a bogus story about subpoenas sent to a handful of Houston pastors into a national rallying cry for religious liberty. Now the network is helping promote an event that will pit some of the country's most extremeShow More Summary

George Lucas Explains How Hollywood Became So Brainless

In a recent interview with Charlie Rose, George Lucas opened up about how Hollywood has deteriorated. While he created two of the biggest franchises ever in Star Wars and Indiana Jones, Lucas criticizes what he sees as a move toward brainless blockbusters and sequels. Show More Summary

Blog: A message from a scared Egyptian journalist

Tamer Abuarab's article today under the title "A message from a scared person" offers strong insight into why we at CPJ decided to produce our upcoming documentary film, "Under Threat," and make an appeal for journalists to speak out with the hashtag #EgyptLastWord....

Reflections on Photographing Tragedy

#457912672 / gettyimages.com Last Friday morning I found myself frantically running out of the house to get to Marysville-Pilchuck High School. I arrived to find a chaotic, scary, and tragic scene. Another school shooting had happened in the U.S., and it was the second in Washington state this year. Show More Summary

Controversy Over BBC's 'Rwanda: The Untold Story'

We bring you a story that is raging in England and in Europe at large. The story is brought to us by the good old BBC, the British Broadcasting Corporation of Great Britain, which is almost as old as Queen Elizabeth of England, just 4 years her senior at 92 years old this month (founded October 18, 1922) with the Queen at 88 (born April 21, 1926). Show More Summary

In Profile: Muir, Dobbs, Kohn

ABC “World News Tonight” anchor David Muir has a spread in People magazine’s new issue. Much like his episode of MediabistroTV “My First Big Break,” Muir talks about his dream job and when he realized he would be a news anchor. I get to take on this adventure, and it’s a huge responsibility, but I love it…. Show More Summary

Radiation Visible

If you think about nuclear energy, you’re bound to run into a lot of anti-nuclear chatter. Most of it is exceptionally dumbbell in nature, uninformed and trying to gin up fear where there need be no fear. It’s the kind of thing thatShow More Summary

Today in Media History: Martians attack Earth in Orson Welles’ 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast

On October 30, 1938, 23-year-old Orson Welles and his radio program, Mercury Theatre on the Air, broadcast “War of the Worlds.” Their fictional radio news bulletins about a Martian invasion panicked many and made Welles famous. (Click...Show More Summary

The Cyber PR Guide to Creating an Effective Music Marketing Plan (Part 3 of 3)

In creating an effective music marketing plan, so far we have discussed building a solid and complete online foundation and outlined strategies for a successful new release launch. Now it is time to kick back and relax for a little while...Show More Summary

SNL Star Michael Che Offends With Sexist Facebook Status About Catcalling

Yesterday, a video about catcalling took over the internet. It was taken from the perspective of a woman who walked around Manhattan with a camera, and documented the times when she was catcalled, spoken to, whistled at, or commented on. Show More Summary

How #GivingTuesday Can Help Your Nonprofit Reach PhilanthroKids or Generation Z Donors

I’ve been a huge fan of GivingTuesday since I first heard about it back in September, 2012 during a conference at Stanford.  I’m pleased to see that some of the skepticism and complaints have now morphed in to more capacity builders providing tips for nonprofits to take advantage of this national day of giving.… Read More

Internet of Things

By now you probably have heard about the “Internet of Things” and its potential to change how we live, play and work.  Granted, it has become the most hyped buzz word replacing the Smart Grid and Big Data in my view. It’s kind of like vampires being out and zombies being in when it comes to TV shows and movies. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: The Internet began with a crash on October 29, 1969

The beginning of the Internet is the story of two large computers, miles apart, sending the message: “LO.” The world has never been the same. In the late 1960s an experimental network of four computers called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) was commissioned by the U.S. Show More Summary

Just in Time for Halloween: Zombie Aereo!

Preliminary injunction kills Aereo’s “live” retransmissions, but leaves it partly alive and still shuffling It’s still alive! Given up for dead by many, our old pal Aereo has managed to sidestep the Grim Reaper yet again. (Rule No. 2...Show More Summary

Arnie Gundersen tells tall tales to 1600 chiropractors

The email introducing the below video included the following description. The attached film is so ridiculous and the author is an idiot. The second clause of that sentence is not quite true; the author is an intelligent man who has created a few tall tales for a nefarious purpose. Show More Summary

Here's The Extended 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Trailer

Marvel promised more "Avengers: Age of Ultron" material and it's here. The studio premiered an extended trailer for next year's "Avengers" sequel Tuesday evening after a brand new episode of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." on ABC.Show More Summary

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