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June 12, 2021

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This Philadelphia Eagles player found key to happiness: He quit social media

ESPN
PHILADELPHIA — Eagles offensive lineman Andre Dillard was asked last week about the competition with Jordan Mailata for the starting left tackle spot and speculation Dillard will end up on the trading block should he lose said competition. “I haven’t heard anything because I don’t have any social media anymore......

Justice Department watchdog to probe subpoenas of Congress and media

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz announced Friday that his office would review the department’s use of subpoenas and other legal tools to obtain the communications data of some lawmakers, aides, family members and journalists in the course of its......

How hedge funds took over America’s struggling newspaper industry

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As Covid-19 ran rampant across the United States in 2020, local newsrooms across the country cut back—even as they covered the biggest story in decades.  “As far as readers, we saw that skyrocket during the pandemic,” Emma Way, editor at......

The week in whoppers: Fauci’s arrogance, Twitter’s double standard and more

NYPost
Post Editorial Board From Dr. Fauci to NPR headlines to NYT reporter Mara Gay, The Post Editorial Board tackles plenty around the media landscape from over the last week. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click......

Toobin returns to CNN eight months after Zoom exposure incident

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeffrey Toobin in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Scott Strazzante | San Francisco Chronicle | Hearst Newspapers via Getty Images CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin returned to television on Thursday, eight months after he exposed himself to......

‘It’s click politics’: Social media stars join California recall field

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Paffrath may be little known to the older demographic that reliably votes in elections, but YouTubers are gaining legitimate fame among younger media consumers. His loyal followers are largely “in the 28-35 range,’’ which he says is “a little older”......

The Brazilian doctor offering fake Covid drugs for social media likes

BBC
One of Dickson’s prescriptions for Covid lists ivermectin, but a cocktail of other drugs: azithromycin (an antibiotic), prednisone (a steroid), dutasteride (which treats prostate enlargement), spironolactone (a diuretic), bromhexine (used in cough syrup), apixaban (an anticoagulant), and vitamin D. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To......

Detroit Lions’ Dan Campbell ‘not worried’ about criticism from media

USA Today
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Detroit Free Press ALLEN PARK, Mich. – While most Detroit Lions fans seem to appreciate Dan Campbell’s authenticity, some national media types have been more dismissive. Campbell, the first-year head coach, was forced to defend his “kneecap speech” as......

Social media, news websites hit by major internet outage

Reuters
Vehicles drive past the New York Times headquarters in New York March 1, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Multiple outages hit social media, government and news websites across the globe on Tuesday morning, with some reports pointing to a glitch at U.S.-based cloud computing services provider Fastly. Reuters could not immediately......

Op-ed: Quality TV news could be a casualty of the streaming wars

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here There has been an enormous amount of focus in the media world over the last 18 months about how TV and movie entertainment are moving to streaming services. While Netflix has become a staple of television service in some 70......

Fan Leaps Over Railing Behind CBS Set to Evade Security

Sports Illustrated
He hopped the railing with such confidence The U.S. men’s national team’s win over Mexico in the CONCACAF Nations League final on Sunday night had everything. There was a late equalizer by Weston McKennie, a clutch penalty by Christian Pulisic in extra time and an even more clutch penalty save......

‘Not a good look for Floyd’ – how social media reacted to Mayweather-Paul

BBC
In a packed Fight Talk this week we look at how the boxing world reacted to Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition bout with Logan Paul in Miami on Sunday. We also review Daniel Dubois and Tommy Fury’s wins on Saturday night and discuss the latest social media spats, with lightweight champion Devin......

Two dead, six missing after accident at central China coal plant – state media

Reuters
Two people died and six were missing after an accident in a coal mine in central China, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Saturday. The “accidental outburst” occurred at a coal mine run by Henan Hebi Coal and Electricity Co in the late afternoon on Friday, and the authorities in Henan......

Thinkorswim co-founder: Meme stock frenzy nothing like day trading in late-’90s dot-com bubble

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The market conditions and technology in the mania over current meme stock AMC Entertainment are vastly different from day trading during the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s, online brokerage pioneer and former options trader Tom Sosnoff told CNBC on......

Reports: Cox Media Group websites hacked in ransomware attack

TheHill
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Thomas Moore Cox Media Group, which owns television and radio stations in 20 media markets around the U.S., was the victim of a ransomware attack Thursday, according to several reports. TV and radio streams for stations across the country......

Cardinal George Pell: Australian media fined A$1.1m over trial reports

BBC
The other outlets fined received smaller penalties. These included The Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian Financial Review, news sites Mamamia and Business Insider, radio station 2GB as well as the Channel Nine TV network. BBC – For more and to sign up click here......

The week in whoppers: NYC mayoral-debate lunacy, CNN’S flip-flop and more

NYPost
Post Editorial Board The Post’s editorial board takes a look back at some happenings from the media landscape from the last week, including some issues at CNN and The New York Times. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n......

Venus Williams: Tennis Media Will ‘Never Light a Candle to Me’

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgxNDUzNTcxODk0NTUxNjU1/venus-williams-french-open.jpg Michael Shapiro Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw from the French Open has opened up a conversation regarding the relationship between tennis players and the press, and Osaka received support from Venus Williams on Tuesday.  Williams detailed how she handles scrutiny from the media following a......

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