Media industry

A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi Embassy in Washington got a sneak peek. The Associated Press has obtained files showing that a digital copy was quietly shared with Saudi officials by American Media Inc. almost three weeks before it was published, despite both parties’ insistence that they didn’t coordinate on the magazine. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
April 24, 2018 - 12:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It landed with a thud on newsstands at Walmart and rural supermarkets last month: Ninety-seven fawning pages saluting Saudi Arabia, whose ambitious crown prince was soon to arrive in the U.S. on a PR blitz to transform his country's image. As questions swirled about the glossy...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23 2018 file photo, MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis poses for a photo at the NTA show, in London. A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name, it was reported on Monday, April 23, 2018. Lewis, who founded the MoneySavingExpert website, says his name has appeared on more than 50 advertisements in the last year, many of them get-rich-quick scams to con people. (Ian West/ PA via AP, File)
April 23, 2018 - 8:02 am
LONDON (AP) — A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook in Britain on Monday, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name. Martin Lewis, who founded the MoneySavingExpert website, says his name has appeared on more than 50...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2017, file photo, the Salt Lake Tribune Editor Matt Canham breaks out the champagne after their 2017 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting was announced, in Salt Like City. The Tribune newsroom takes up one floor of the building that bears its name, overlooking snow-capped mountains and the arena where the Utah Jazz play. Once a Digital First property that dealt with staff reductions and feared closure, the paper was sold to a prominent local family in 2016. Since then, its reporters received their first raise in a decade and won a Pulitzer prize for investigative reporting. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)
April 23, 2018 - 1:35 am
DENVER (AP) — Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post's logo. No reporters work out of the building any more, only executives of Digital First Media, whose cuts at the Post triggered an unusual plea from the paper's own editorial page...
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April 22, 2018 - 5:30 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's health secretary says the government will introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children. In a strongly-worded letter to Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Twitter and others, Jeremy Hunt said their failure to prevent young...
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Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, Ryan Kelly, poses in the brewery at his new job at Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Kelly left journalism shortly after shooting his prize winning photo to work in the social medial division of the brewery. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 21, 2018 - 2:30 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia - an image he snapped on the final day of his newspaper job before leaving to work at a brewery. The photographer has joined a...
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April 20, 2018 - 5:56 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat is using Sinclair Broadcast Group's own television stations to blast the company for forcing its reporters to read the conservative-leaning corporation's statements on air. John Heenan bought ads that will air starting Monday...
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In this March 16, 2016, photo, flags fly over the ZTE Global Cloud Computing Center in Nanjing in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Chinese tech company ZTE said Friday, April 20, 2018, that it won't accept an "unfair" U.S. penalty in a case involving exports of telecoms equipment to North Korea and Iran and is seeking a solution through legal channels. (Chinatopix via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 6:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — ZTE Corp., one of China's biggest tech companies, warned Friday a ban on access to U.S. technology threatens its survival and said the company is looking for a legal solution. State-owned ZTE "may enter a state of shock," which will hurt its employees and U.S. suppliers, its chairman...
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April 18, 2018 - 8:37 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rebel Wilson returned to court on Wednesday to fight a magazine publisher's appeal of an order to pay the Australian actress a record 4.6 million Australian dollars ($3.6 million) in damages for defamation through articles that claimed she lied about her age, the origin...
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April 17, 2018 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As the rebooted "Roseanne" continues to dominate the television landscape, research indicates that enthusiasm expressed for the show's initial success by President Donald Trump and Fox News Channel had an impact on its audience. Both Trump and Fox commentators said the show's...
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Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson, center, walks towards a meeting with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and other officials Monday April 16, 2018, at Philadelphia City Hall. Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on "unconscious bias," Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested when employees said they were trespassing. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
April 17, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers. The announcement...
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