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Young Children Are Spending Much More Time In Front Of Small Screens

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:01:00 -0400

A new national survey of parents suggests mobile device use by children under 8 has increased tenfold in the last 6 years.



Weinstein Battles A Crisis Of His Own Making: Harassment Allegations

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:45:00 -0400

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein actively worked behind the scenes to avoid scrutiny for years. The movie mogul blended charm and menace when dealing with the media.



Amazon Studios Exec Roy Price Resigns Following Harassment Allegations

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:44:00 -0400

Price was suspended last week after producer Isa Hackett, who works on the Amazon series The Man in the High Castle, said he had "repeatedly and persistently" propositioned her.



'Now That She Has Been Killed, Who Will Ensure That Justice Will Prevail?'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:26:00 -0400

The killing of Maltese reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia has drawn international condemnation. "My mother was assassinated," her son said.



Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:06:30 -0400

This week, we saw an executive order on health care, a shift in immigration strategy and a step forward on disaster relief.



Top Exec At Amazon Studios Put On Leave After Harassment Allegations

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:10:00 -0400

The company said that Roy Price has been placed on leave after allegations surfaced that he lewdly propositioned a female show producer at a Comic-Con event in 2015.



Decision Not To Publish Weinstein Story Roils NBC

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:27:00 -0400

Before the New York Times broke the Harvey Weinstein story, journalist Ronan Farrow gave the story to NBC News. NPR's David Folkenflik says they rejected it, despite Farrow having ample evidence.



Kremlin-Backed TV To Remove U.S. Ads Making Light Of Election Meddling

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:22:00 -0400

"Stuck in traffic? Lost an election? Blame us!" reads one of the ads in Washington D.C. put up by RT.



News Brief: Trump Health Care Executive Order, California Wildfires, Harvey Weinstein

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 05:18:37 -0400

President Trump signs an executive order Thursday that is expected to roll back Obama-era health care policies. Also, wildfires continue to race across parts of northern California.



Chris Jackson And The Book Industry's Attempts To Diversify

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 05:18:00 -0400

Chris Jackson is revitalizing One World, a division of Random House known for publishing black authors. To celebrate, it's releasing Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book, We Were Eight Years in Power.



Why It Took So Long For Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein To Come Out

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 05:18:00 -0400

Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter has spent years trying to expose Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct toward women. She talks with David Greene about why it has taken so long to become public.



Be Our Next Intern

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:32:00 -0400

You won't have to get coffee. But you might have to ride a hoverboard. Apply by Sunday, Oct. 15.



CNN's Jake Tapper Knows What The President Thinks Of His Network

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:06:30 -0400

Just look at Twitter.



More Women Accuse Harvey Weinstein Of Sexual Harassment

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 05:01:00 -0400

Allegations against Weinstein are emerging from all levels of the entertainment industry — including instances of sexual assault and a recording by the NYPD in which he admits to groping a woman.



ESPN Suspends Host Jemele Hill Over Controversial Tweet

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:49:00 -0400

Hill's tweet seemed to encourage her followers to boycott the Dallas Cowboys and the team's advertisers, a couple of weeks after she called President Trump a white supremacist and bigot.