Tag archive for ‘broadcasting’
News Brief On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

LONDON: BBC Chair Rona Fairhead Faces Lawsuit Over Channel Closure

It seemed that maybe the saga of BBC Three was drawing to a close. Despite a spirited campaign headed up by programme-makers Jimmy Mulville and Jon Thoday, the supervisory BBC Trust decided in June to provisionally More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Daniel Libeskind to be CNN Style’s First Guest Editor

World-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind joins CNN for month-long editorship exploring the interplay between architecture and emotion, CNN reports CNN Style is a “new international destination for More...

News Brief On Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Donald Trump’s war with Univision gets nasty

– – Donald Trump’s fight with Univision is heating up. On Friday he published an anchor’s personal phone number, called for the resignation of a top executive and banned all of the More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

The BBC is testing iPlayer that can be controlled With Your Mind

In a blog post, Cyrus Saihan, the Head of Business Development for the BBC’s Digital division, explains how the corporation has teamed up with the company This Place to create the prototype application More...

Reggie Reiner On Sunday, June 14th, 2015

CNN Boss Jeff Zucker: Look Out Fox, MSNBC

– – CNN’s ratings have clearly improved since bottoming out in 2014. But now the news channel has made a monster comeback under the leadership of its international president Jeff Juker. Zucker, More...

News Brief On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Journalist Mohammed Fahmy Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Al Jazeera

– – Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy, who spent after more than a year in prison in Egypt on terrorism-related charges, claims to have filed a civil suit against the network in Canada. Fahmy’s More...

News Brief On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Moshe Safdie: The Architect Shaping Singapore

SINGAPORE (CNN) —Israeli born, Canadian educated and now based in the United States, Moshe Safdie is the quintessential global citizen. Over a distinguished career, the internationally acclaimed 76-year-old More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Tom Hanks’ Son Threatens Howard Stern

  Howard Stern is at it again. His latest feud is with Tom Hanks son Chet, a rapper who goes by the name Chet Haze. Apparently Chet Hanks’ problems with Stern resulted from comments that the later made More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Lennar CEO Stuart Miller Predicts Robust Housing Market

Lennar CEO Stuart Miller told CNBC that housing is looking up but there is a “long runway” ahead. “Housing market continues to improve at a slow and steady pace, ” Miller told CNBC. More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Uber Loved by Institutional Investors, Loathed By Regulators

Even though Uber has been berated and even banned in several cities worldwide, its valuation is still bursting, and the car service is still attracting high-profile private investment, according to CNBC. Series More...

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