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A&E Networks to buy stake in Vice Media; company now valued at $2.5B

A&E Networks is close to acquiring 10 percent of Vice Media in a deal valuing the Williamsburg digital media company at $2.5 billion, a Vice spokesman confirmed - nearly 80 percent more than it was worth in a deal just one year earlier.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Computers

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Advocate-News

Joan Rivers joked about death night before she stopped breathing

Joan Rivers joked about her death Wednesday night, just hours before she stopped breathing during a throat procedure that forced doctors to put her in a medically-induced coma.

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Related Topix: Melissa Rivers, New York Daily News, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

Brush News-Tribune

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Adam Smith, D-Wash.

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Related Topix: Television, CBS, Showtime Networks, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John McCain, US House of Representatives, Peter King, Adam Smith, Democrat, Robert Menendez

The Reporter

NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporter

Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and imminent birth of her first child.

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Related Topix: HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

Lancashire Telegraph

Gannett Foundation: East Lancs charity grants up for grabs

Nick Hartshorne Evans of Pumping Marvellous and paramedic Cheryl Pickstock present a defibrillator bought with a Gannett grant to Rosegrove Nursery and Rosegrove Infants, Burnley, pupils Loagan Kennerley and Sadie Nerney The charitable arm of Gannett Co Inc, the parent company of Newsquest Media Group which owns the Lancashire Telegraph, is once ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Newsquest, Gannett Co, Life, Charity

HOT 107.9

NY Times Snubs Cuomo Again

In an endorsement published online Wednesday night the newspaper's editorial board said Wu offers a ``fresh perspective and a new voice.'

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Related Topix: Publishing, New Times, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Columbia University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Humboldt Beacon

Image of Asia: A healthy trio of panda cubs

In this photo by Kin Cheung, panda triplets are examined at their 1-month medical checkup at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

WMGL-FM North Charleston

Ernie Hudson Reflects on "Ghostbusters" for National Ghostbusters Day

As you wait for Labor Day weekend to arrive, you can celebrate another "holiday": National Ghostbusters Day.

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Related Topix: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Examiner.com

Is Joan Rivers dead? TMZ reports comedian stopped breathing during surgery

Twitter is buzzing with rumors that Joan Rivers is dead after she reportedly stopped breathing during surgery on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: New York Daily News, Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

The Republic

Springsteen picture book out in November

"Outlaw Pete," which is based on a ballad from Bruce Springsteen's "Working on a Dream" album, will be published by Simon & Schuster on Nov. 4. The publisher said Thursday that the book will feature Springsteen's lyrics and illustrations by Frank Caruso.

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Related Topix: Simon & Schuster, Simon and Schuster, Publishing

Groton Landmark

Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.

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Related Topix: Fire, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

Crescent-News.com

Review: The case against binge-watching TV

Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching -- going through several episodes of a TV show in a single stretch.

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Related Topix: Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, CBS, Television, Showtime Networks, Life, Holidays, Labor Day

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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'Friends' Central Perk Pop Up Coffee Shop To Open In New York This Fall

"Friends" fans will finally have the chance to hang out at Central Perk now that the fictional coffeehouse is being recreated this fall as a pop-up coffee shop in New York.

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Related Topix: Television, Warner Bros Television, James Michael Tyler

Farmington Daily Times

Diane Sawyer exits as ABC evening anchor

In this June 25, 2014 photo provided by ABC, Diane Sawyer, right, speaks about her new role at ABC News, leading new programming and tackling big issues and interviews and that David Muir, left, will become Anchor and Managing Editor of "World News" starting September 2. Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

WMGL-FM North Charleston

"Full House" May Be Revived with Some Original Cast Members

Full House , making a comeback? In the immortal words of Uncle Jesse, "Have mercy!" A revival of the hit 1987-1995 sitcom may be coming to your TV screen, according to TVGuide.com .

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Related Topix: Children TV, Full House, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, John Stamos, Warner Bros Television, Candace Cameron Bure

WRIC-TV Richmond

Celebrities join public TV anti-dropout effort

Tony Bennett and Edward James Olmos are among the celebrities joining a public media effort to boost school graduation rates.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Television

Politico

Time Warner has widespread outages

Time Warner Cable said Wednesday service was largely restored after a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Time Warner, Computers, Publishing, Television, Warner Bros Television, DC Comics

USA Today

NY Times reporter to pen Robin Williams bio

Publisher acquires Robin Williams biography The New York Times' Dave Itzkoff will write the biography of Robin Williams.

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Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Publishing, New Times, Arts, Literature

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

These 5 fall broadcast TV frosh fail to impress

While the new broadcast season will bring many potential delights, a handful of fall entries fall far short.

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Related Topix: CBS, Television, Showtime Networks, Seinfeld, Comedy, Entertainment, Grey's Anatomy, Drama, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Manchester Journal

ABC News makes changes at top broadcasts

The network announced Tuesday that Tom Cibrowski , the top executive behind "Good Morning America" as it passed by NBC's "Today" show in the ratings, will become a top deputy to news division President James Goldston.

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Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

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