Tag Archives: Mass media

28Sep/17

LA residents react to death of Playboy ‘legend’ Hugh Hefner

HOLMBY HILLS, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 27, 2017) (NBC) –Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men’s magazine and built a business empire around his libertine lifestyle, died on Wednesday (September 27) at the age of 91, Playboy Enterprises said. Continue reading

19Sep/17

Germany on high alert over cyber attacks at election nears

SHOWS: BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Germany is on high alert ahead of the Sept. 24 election, but government officials say they have not seen signs of any new cyber attacks or suspicious news leaks despite months of warnings about possible foreign meddling. Continue reading

18Sep/17

Trump lampooned, Spicer surprise appearance at Emmys

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (TELEVISION ACADEMY / CBS TELEVISION NETWORK) – The Emmy awards show was peppered with political jokes and pointed speeches on Sunday (September 17), as host Stephen Colbert took shots at U.S. President Donald Trump and Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance. Continue reading

15Sep/17

China’s Bitcoin trading platform BTCChina to stop trading

China Central Television (CCTV)- One of the largest Bitcoin trading platforms in China, BTCChina, announced on Thursday that it will stop all trading from September 30. Continue reading

06Sep/17

Barcode scanner helps you recycle

BERLIN, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – A barcode scanner that helps sort your recycling has gone on display at the IFA technology fair in Berlin.
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04Sep/17

British PR body expels Bell Pottinger over S.Africa campaign

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 4, 2017) (REUTERS) – Bell Pottinger, one of Britain’s best-known PR agencies, was expelled from the industry’s trade association on Monday (September 4) over a campaign adjudged to have deliberately stoked racial tensions in South Africa. Continue reading

20Aug/17

Barcelona van attack suspect may have crossed into France – Spanish police

BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 20, 2017) (REUTERS) – Spanish police hunting for a suspect on the run after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday (August 20) they could not rule out that he had slipped over the border into France.
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06Aug/17

Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al-Jazeera

JERUSALEM (AUGUST 6, 2017) (REUTERS – Israel plans to revoke the press credentials of Al-Jazeera TV journalists, close their Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station’s broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said on Sunday (August 6). Continue reading

30Jul/17

Chinese mall saves men from shopping purgatory with “man pods”

In Shanghai one mall is seeking to make the experience a little less tedious by creating “man pods”, a cubicle offering video games where women can deposit their boyfriends and husbands while they browse the shops. Continue reading

16May/17

Miss USA takes a stand atop the Empire State Building

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (MAY 16, 2017) (REUTERS) – Miss USA Kara McCullough celebrated her win atop New York City’s Empire State Building on Tuesday (May 16).
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