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8 min ago | Joystiq

Twitch out-ranks cable news networks, MTV at times

Amazon certainly thinks that Twitch is a good investment, as it just spent nearly $1 billion to buy Twitch and all of its live-game-streaming accoutrement .

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4 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

NY Post: Former NBC Stars and Execs Furious Over NBC News Prez Saying ...

The New York Post , which broke the story of David Gregory's decline and "psychological evaluation" and fall at NBC News, reports former anchorman Tom Brokaw and others were "apoplectic" when NBC News president Deborah Turness "dropped the tactless clanger" in a New York Times interview on Sunday that "NBC News hadn't kept up with the times in all ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Reports: Joan Rivers stops breathing at clinic, rushed to hospital

Joan Rivers has been taken to a N.Y. hospital after she stopped breathing during a throat procedure Thursday, TMZ and NBC New York report.

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Related Topix: Mount Sinai, NY, Yorkville, NY, Publishing, Media

13 hrs ago | GigaOM

Net neutrality champion Tim Wu earns New York Times endorsement in push for elected office

Open internet advocate Tim Wu's campaign to be lieutenant governor of New York gained more momentum on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New York, New York Government

15 hrs ago | SFGate

Fatal heroin overdoses rise in New York City

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Science / Technology

18 hrs ago | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Scare Tactics

Here's my dark secret: I teach journalism but I hate reading the news. As my husband devours the two newspapers we get delivered each morning, I skim through them like they are cod liver pills I have to wash down.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, Eureka, CA, Humboldt County, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Metro Times

NYT: Detroit silent on apparent proposal to loan art for $3 billion

Someone opposed to the so-called grand bargain, the proposal that shores up Detroit's pension funds with hundreds of millions of dollars in financial aid from the state and foundations, sent New York Times reporter Mary Williams Walsh an interesting item.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Publishing, Media, Economics News, Bankruptcy

The New York Observer

The Worst Thing About the 'Poor Door' Might Be Its Naysayers

In an unusual, albeit muted, concession to tabloid-style punning, the New York Times ran an front-page story today titled "'Poor Door' in a New York Tower Opens a Fight Over Affordable Housing."

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Business Journal

Chart of the Day: How does income in Cincinnati stack up to other cities?

With a real personal income per capita of $45,047, Cincinnati ranked 53rd overall in the country out of 382 metro areas.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Publishing, Media

CBS Local

Zephyr Teachout Uses New York Times' Nonendorsement To Attack Cuomo

"What I read was a signal to voters to pay attention to my campaign, and they have been paying attention," Teachout told reporters, including WCBS 880's Paul Murnane.

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The Hill

Obama looks to skip Senate on new UN climate change deal

President Obama is working to create a new international climate change accord that would get other nations to reduce their carbon emissions, but in a way that would not require the deal to be ratified by the Senate.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

FishBowl

Swoon Reads Releases Fan-Voted Young Adult Title

Thanks to a healthy amount of advance online sampling and a community rating of five hearts, A Little Something Different is out today as the first title for Macmillan Publishing's new Young Adult imprint Swoon Reads .

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Related Topix: Morristown, NJ, Publishing, Media

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Alibaba Group Expands International Corporate Affairs Team

Alibaba Group today announced the appointments of Bob Christie, Jennifer Kuperman and Greg Jenkins as new members of the company's International Corporate Affairs team.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Dow Jones & Co., Marketing

Ayer Public Spirit

Publisher acquires Robin Williams biography

A New York Times cultural reporter who has written extensively about Robin Williams is working on a book about the late actor-comedian.

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Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Publishing, Media, Suicide

Reuters

The cost of unlawful convictions, cable news' sharp focus and reporting on kidnapped journalists

Last week, the New York Times published this article about a man receiving a $10 million settlement from New York City after Brooklyn prosecutors' misconduct resulted in his spending 16 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, Ferguson, MO

Reuters

NYC police union blasts mayor, urges Democrats to snub convention bid

A New York City police union leader on Tuesday castigated Mayor Bill de Blasio and his bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, saying the city was losing ground in the fight against crime since he took office in January.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Examiner.com

An SHSAT ricochet: How new admissions policies will backfire

An argument in a recent New York Post article is on point in asserting that possible changes to New York City 's specialized high school admissions would favor affluent students.

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Daily Kos

Cuomo takes a late shot for equal rights

Last May the New York Times Editorial Board called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to finally get visibly involved in the fight for equal legal protection from discrimination in the state of New York for transgender people.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Publishing, Media, New York, New York Government, Transgender

NewsBusters.org

NY Times Again Puffs Up Race-Monger Al Sharpton's 'Civil...

Race-baiter turned MSNBC host Al Sharpton garnered an egregiously fawning profile in Monday's New York Times , which has long hailed the "civil rights leader" while glossing over or ignoring his racially inflammatory past .

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Chicago, IL, Activism

Newsday

Museum intern dies after falling off NYC roof

The New York Times says that 23-year-old Cindy Yeh of Brooklyn was an intern at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

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