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The Man Behind ‘Fortnite’

Posted by   /  June 16, 2019  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Malcolm, a character from the Unreal videogame series, stands near the metal slide that connects two floors in Epic Games’ headquarters. /Photo: Jeremy M. Lange for The Wall Street Journal At age 20, Tim Sweeney founded Epic Games in his parents’ basement. His company now owns one of the most popular videogames on Earth. But […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] America’s rural radio stations are vanishing – and taking the country’s soul with them

Posted by   /  June 9, 2019  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Portrait of Mark Lucke inside the radio station in Willcox, Arizona. /Photograph: Cassidy Araiza/The Guardian At a time when local newspapers are disappearing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational gap By Debbie Weingarten in Willcox, Arizona When I arrive at the radio station, Mark Lucke is standing […]

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‘Arizona Republic’ owner reportedly in merger talks with GateHouse, Tribune, McClatchy

Posted by   /  May 30, 2019  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Gannett headquarters in McLean, VA. /Photo: Tim Loehrke, USAT By Nathan Bomey | USA TODAY  Gannett, owner of The Arizona Republic, USA TODAY and Arizona Capitol Times, is reportedly in merger talks with newspaper chain GateHouse Media and has had discussions about possible deals with other media companies. Gannett and GateHouse have discussed a deal that […]

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The New Pacifier: Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Cartoon

Posted by   /  May 27, 2019  /  Media and Entertainment, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

ANDY MARLETTE, PENSACOLA (FLA.) NEWS JOURNAL

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] We live in a “fake” world

Posted by   /  May 25, 2019  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Sara Fischer, Mike Allen | Axios Welcome to our sad, new, distorted reality — the explosion of fake: fake videos, fake people on Facebook, and daily cries of “fake news.” Driving the news: This week we reached a peak fake, with Facebook saying it had deleted 2.2 billion fake accounts in three months, a […]

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ACLU alleges Maricopa County Attorney illegally withholds public records

Posted by   /  May 22, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery/Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File By Dillon Rosenblatt | Arizona Capitol Times  The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona is suing Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, alleging he has failed to fulfill an abundance of public records requests for a freelance journalist who received just one document over a seven month period. […]

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Newspapers will be gone in 5 years, says NYT editor

Posted by   /  May 22, 2019  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Baquet on Trump: said of how he’s handled Trump’s bashing: “I remember the first time he attacked us. It was shortly after the election, the first time he attacked very powerfully. … We had never had a president attack us in such a public way. And we responded, forcefully.” Loss of local media keeps Dean […]

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Newspapers up and down the freeway: Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Photo

Posted by   /  May 21, 2019  /  Media and Entertainment, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

The Goss Metroliner press at the Arizona Daily Star printed its final daily newspaper on May 19, 2019. Printing operations are transferring to The Arizona Republic in Phoenix as the Starcontinues to scale back operations, including newsroom layoffs. Newspapers will be trucked to Tucson for delivery. /Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

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How deadly was Dolphinaris? Deadliest, by today’s standard

Posted by   /  May 20, 2019  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Agnel Philip | Arizona Republic Bottlenose dolphins at Dolphinaris Arizona died at one of the highest rates ever recorded at a U.S. facility exhibiting the marine mammals, according to an analysis of federal agency data.  The Scottsdale-area attraction came under intense public scrutiny after four of its eight dolphins died during the two years it was in operation. The […]

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Saturday Night Live’ Season 44 finale: hysterical Meghan McCain (Aidy Bryant) defends Alabama abortion ban on ‘The View.’ NBC

Posted by   /  May 19, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

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