Media industry

January 19, 2018 - 12:27 pm
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania's Defense Ministry says an investigation was launched Friday after hackers posted a bogus story on the website of a television news station. Television station TV3 said it was hacked late Thursday and shortly after that a bogus story appeared on the channel's...
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January 15, 2018 - 5:12 am
LONDON (AP) — Toy maker Lego is partnering with China's internet firm Tencent to offer games, video and possibly a social network aimed at children. The private company based in Copenhagen, Denmark, said Monday that the deal would combine Lego's ability to create content with Tencent's distribution...
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January 14, 2018 - 11:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel reports that the owners of European fashion chain C&A are considering selling the company to a Chinese investor. Der Spiegel published a report online Sunday that cited unnamed company sources saying a deal is close to completion. C&A...
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This combination of 2008 and 2017 photos shows photographers Bruce Weber, left, and Mario Testino. On Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, The New York Times reported that male models have accused Weber and Testino of unwanted advances and coercion. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, Michael Sohn)
January 13, 2018 - 10:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a sweeping new sexual misconduct investigation, The New York Times reported Saturday that several male models have accused famed photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino of unwanted advances and coercion. Fifteen current and former models told the Times that Weber's demands...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, a trader works at the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, led by gains in banks and retailers. Banks were benefiting from higher bond yields. Facebook dropped after saying it would make significant changes to user feeds that will result in fewer posts from brands. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 12, 2018 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory on Friday, as the market's fabulous start to 2018 carried through its second week. Interest rates also climbed after a report showed that a key component of inflation accelerated last month. But stocks absorbed...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, a trader works at the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, led by gains in banks and retailers. Banks were benefiting from higher bond yields. Facebook dropped after saying it would make significant changes to user feeds that will result in fewer posts from brands. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 12, 2018 - 11:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory on Friday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 was on pace to close out its seventh week of gains in the last eight. Interest rates also climbed, and the yield on the two-year Treasury topped 2 percent for the...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Facebook said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, that it is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more “meaningful.” The changes come as Facebook faces criticism that social media can make people feel depressed and isolated. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
January 12, 2018 - 4:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is changing what its users will see to highlight posts they are most likely to engage with and make time spent on social media more "meaningful." By cutting back on items that Facebook users tend to passively consume, the change could hurt news organizations and other...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Facebook said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, that it is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more “meaningful.” The changes come as Facebook faces criticism that social media can make people feel depressed and isolated. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
January 11, 2018 - 11:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more "meaningful" in a move that could hurt publishers and news organizations that rely on it to spread their content. Facebook has said before that it will emphasize personal connections over business pages and...
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This undated photo shows James M. Donna of The Associated Press. Donna, who over three decades served in an array of news and management posts with the news organization, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 after an illness of several weeks, his wife said. He was 71. (AP Photo)
January 10, 2018 - 3:37 pm
James M. Donna, who over three decades served in an array of news and management posts with The Associated Press, died Wednesday after an illness of several weeks. He was 71. Donna's wife, Pat Lukaszewska, said the cause of death was kidney and liver failure. Donna joined the AP at its Philadelphia...
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January 10, 2018 - 12:20 pm
James M. Donna, who over three decades served in an array of news and management posts with The Associated Press, died Tuesday after an illness of several weeks, his wife said. He was 71. Donna joined the AP at its Philadelphia bureau in 1973 after stints with Look magazine and the Reading Eagle...
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