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No Longer A Party At The Correspondents Dinner?

No Longer A Party At The Correspondents Dinner?

Much like the Los Angeles’ Academy Awards and New York’s Met Gala, the tradition that is the White House Correspondents Dinner seems to be printed by default in Washington D.C. calenders. However, like many political traditions since January 20th, this one is already faltering under the new Republican administration. Over the last week, since the […]

Al Jazeera Launches $150 Million Claim Against The Egyptian Government

The Al Jazeera Media Network has served the Egyptian Government with a claim for $150m in compensation, based on the grounds that its investments in the country have been damaged since July 2013. The claim also accuses Cairo’s military leadership of organising a “sustained campaign” against the news network along with targeting its journalists and […]

Check In: The Truth To Hollywood’s Divided War On Google Glass

From Silicon valley to Hollywood ever since it was announced the futuristic piece of technology Google Glass has caused a stir, especially amongst studios, exhibitors and cinemas with a divided war currently taking place over the new wearable technology. The device itself is a new hands-free, head-mounted, wearable device that offers the compatibility of a […]

Amazon Chief To Aquire The Washington Post

Jeff Bezos chief of Amazon.com is to aquire The Washington Post from The Washington Post Co. ending its long history of family ownership for a near $250 million. The post has had an elaborate history of publishing and unraveling some of the most important stories for generations including winning 47 Pulitzer Prizes and breaking the […]

Newsweek Changing Hands Once Again

The Newsweek brand is changing hands once again, on Saturday the venerable 80-year-old weekly magazine announced that it will soon be acquired by IBT Media owners of the International Business Times for an undisclosed amount from the soon to be previous owners IAC/InterActive. IBT founder Etienne Uzac and former engineer Johnathan Davis commented on Newsweek […]

Former ABC Exec Quinn Taylor to Head NBC’s Longform Programming

NBC today announced that ABC’s former longtime programming exec Quinn Taylor will become Executive Vice President overseeing Movies, Miniseries and International Co-Productions at NBC. As Executive Vice President, Quinn will oversee all development and programming of original movies and miniseries, as well as longform acquisitions. He will also become a key programming executive of series […]