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BBC Salaries Ignite Debate Over Appropriate Pay, Gender Equity

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:35:00 -0400

The BBC released on-air salaries for the first time, at the British government's behest. The top seven salaries all go to men. The highest pay: more than $2.8 million for a radio host.

YouTube Star Jake Paul's Neighbors Tell Him: We're Not Jake Paulers

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:45:00 -0400

Residents of the street where Paul rents a large house are meeting with police and city officials to review code requirements after a series of pranks and antics at his West Hollywood home.

The YouTube Star Who's Teaching Kids How To Bake

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:18:00 -0400

Celebrity chef Rosanna Pansino hosts the YouTube show Nerdy Nummies and has more than 8 million subscribers. Among her fans are thousands of children who want to learn how to bake.

With Entry Into Interest Curation, Google Goes Head-To-Head With Facebook

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 03:05:00 -0400

In the feed, users will get a stream of news, photos and more based on their search histories and interests across Google products. The company promises a different, less friend-filtered experience.

Wall Street Thinks Netflix Is The Next Big Thing

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:48:00 -0400

Market analysts see parallels with Tesla and Amazon as the company spends big to grow its business ahead of immediate profits.

Conservative Media Express Outrage Over Republican Health Care Failure

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:28:00 -0400

Conservative media are reacting to the failure of the GOP's latest health care plan with outrage and disappointment. The Republican bill was effectively blocked on Monday night when two more GOP senators came out in opposition to it.

#EbonyOwes: 99 Problems And Money Is One

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 20:17:00 -0400

A number of writers, editors, photographers and illustrators are still waiting to be paid by the magazine for work that was published in February. The owners say they will "honor [their] commitment."

Writers Launch #EbonyOwes Twitter Campaign In Demand For Back Pay

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:28:00 -0400

Ebony Magazine held a beloved place in black households for more than seven decades. But like a lot of magazines, it was feeling pinched between rising costs and falling subscriptions. Ebony was sold last year to a black private equity firm that was very slow to pay its writers what they were owed. Some responded with a scathing social media campaign, EbonyOwes.

Doctor Who Is A Woman: Jodie Whittaker Announced As 13th Time Lord In BBC Series

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 12:32:00 -0400

Actress Jodie Whittaker will succeed Peter Capaldi, becoming the first woman to play the role of the eccentric time-traveler.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:06:30 -0400

It's been a week with a high Russian character count.

How 'Mike And The Mad Dog' Made Sports Radio History

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 06:00:00 -0400

ESPN's newest documentary follows WFAN's sports talk duo, Mike Francesa and Chris Russo, over 20 years from their unlikely start to their sad parting of the ways.

High School Journalists Land Scoop With Defense Secretary James Mattis

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 05:03:00 -0400

High school journalist Teddy Fischer saw Defense Secretary James Mattis' phone number in a photograph and on a whim, texted him an interview request. It worked.

Lawsuit Says It's Unconstitutional For President Trump To Block Critics On Twitter

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:53:00 -0400

"The White House is transforming a public forum into an echo chamber," says an attorney at the Knight First Amendment Institute.

Why The Internet Fast Lane Has Bypassed Rural America

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:06:30 -0400

Broadband access for more than 23 million rural Americans is lousy.

Remembering 'Captain' Neil Cohen, Summer Camp Counselor And Sage

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 02:54:00 -0400

NPR's Scott Simon remembers Neil Cohen, who first handed Simon The New York Times one summer at Camp Indianola. Cohen was his camp counselor, and went on to become an attorney and law professor.