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February 01, 2018 - 12:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three major entertainment industry companies are merging into a new company that will combine film and television production, publishing and hosting of live events. The new venture announced Thursday is called Valence Media and combines the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media...
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February 01, 2018 - 10:35 am
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (AP) — Paxton Media Group of Kentucky is buying a newspaper in North Carolina. The Daily Herald of Roanoke Rapids reported it has been purchased by Paxton from Wick Communications. Paxton Media of Paducah, Kentucky, owns 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous...
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Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander, center, is hugged after giving her victim impact statement during the seventh day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. At right is Assistant Attorney General Angela Povilaitis. Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which is the sport's national governing organization and trains Olympians. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 24, 2018 - 6:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former sports doctor Larry Nassar likely still would be sexually assaulting girls if not for the work of an Indiana newspaper that helped to expose the abuse, a Michigan prosecutor said Wednesday. "We as a society need investigative journalists more than ever," Assistant...
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January 24, 2018 - 2:09 pm
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A student newspaper in Ohio is getting some social media love meant for the award-winning movie with the same name. The Post of Ohio University in Athens has the Twitter handle @ThePost , which some people have assumed belongs to "The Post" movie. Steven Spielberg's real-life...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2016 file photo passersby look at news photos posted outside the Los Angeles Times building downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles Times journalists have voted to unionize for the first time in the paper's 136-year history. The National Labor Relations Board on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, announced results of a Jan. 4 newsroom vote. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel,File)
January 19, 2018 - 5:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Times journalists have voted to unionize for the first time in the newspaper's 136-year history while its chief executive is taking an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations of improper behavior, it was reported Friday. A National Labor Relations Board tally found...
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January 14, 2018 - 8:53 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is disputing a quote attributed to him during a newspaper interview about relations with North Korea's leader. The Wall Street Journal on Thursday quoted Trump as saying: "I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un." Trump tweeted Sunday...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a prison reform roundtable in the Roosevelt Room of the Washington. Many parts of the world were shocked by Trump’s vulgar insult of Africa, at least once foreign-language news organizations figured out how to translate the epithet. Japanese media went with translations ranging from simply “filthy” to the more vivid “dripping with excrement.” Chinese state media went with “fenkeng,” which means “cesspit.” And some African outlets decided to use a word meaning “dirty countries” and leave it at that. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 13, 2018 - 2:44 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Donald Trump's vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many foreign media organizations, which didn't have a ready translation of his epithet for their readers or listeners. Their answers ranged from "dirty" to, well, dirtier. While meeting with senators on...
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January 11, 2018 - 9:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby referenced the #MeToo movement after a dinner at an Italian restaurant in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the 80-year-old comedian was dining with an old friend and his publicist, and some members of the media were invited to document the event. The...
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This Sept. 29, 2016 photo provided by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision shows James Edward Webb, a serial rapist serving 75 years to life in prison. Police say they have new DNA tests linking Webb with the 1994 rape of a 21-year old woman in Brooklyn's Prospect Park in New York. (New York State Department of Corrections via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Detectives said Tuesday they have cracked a 1994 rape case that an acclaimed newspaper columnist infamously claimed was a hoax. A woman was walking home with groceries through Brooklyn's Prospect Park when she was dragged into the bushes and raped on April 26, 1994. She gave police...
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Stephen Colbert, center, executive producer of the Showtime animated series "Our Cartoon President," takes part in a panel discussion on the show with fellow executive producer Chris Licht, left, and showrunner/executive producer/writer R.J. Fried at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 06, 2018 - 8:58 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local): 6:00 p.m. When a producer mentioned a Twitter post from Benedict Cumberbatch led to a TV role, the actor couldn't resist riffing on President Donald Trump's "stable genius" tweet. Michael...
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