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  • Mike Sielski: In new media world, Rice video bound to end up on TMZ

    There's a marvelous scene in the film "All the President's Men" in which the Washington Post's editors are holding their afternoon meeting, reviewing the day's most important stories and deciding which ones merit front-page placement, when the topic of...
  • Cigna Rebrands, Begins 'Together, All The Way' Campaign

    Cigna Corp. announced a new brand campaign Monday that unifies the company's message to customers regardless of whether they are individual shoppers or have employer-based care, whether they live in the U.S., Turkey or China. The company's new tagline,...
  • Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dies at 93

    ATLANTA In a great American success story, S. Truett Cathy rose from hustling peanuts and Cokes on Atlanta's streets to founding the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, which has became the No. 1 purveyor of chicken in the U.S. Cathy, who died early Monday...
  • Olive Garden's $99 pasta pass clogs up Web

    Olive Garden's $99 pasta pass clogs up Web
    Olive Garden's $99 offer of unlimited pasta for seven weeks clogged the restaurant chain's website Monday with as many as 500,000 visitors when the limited deal went on sale and quickly sold out. Some customers trying to buy the promotion on the...
  • Is Twitter the Next Platform to Sell Movie Tickets, Home Entertainment Releases?

    Twitter is now testing a way for consumers to discover and buy products on the social media platform. So far, it's paired up with a mix of music acts like Eminem and Brad Paisley to Burberry and the Home Depot. But could movie ticket sellers like Fandango...
  • Domestic-abuse survivors' cry for justice finally resonating

    In the wake of outrage over the actions of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, we can thank the strong voices of ESPN's Michelle Beadle and the Orlando Sentinel's Mike Bianchi — among others in the sports world and beyond — for elevating...
  • As 'Outlander' starts strong, Starz plays the niche TV game

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A period drama set in the Scottish Highlands, with a sassy female lead caught in a star-crossed time-travel romance may prove to be a turning point in the evolution of premium cable network Starz, as it faces an uphill climb...
  • Facebook Adds YouTube-Like Video Features, as It Tops 1 Billion Daily Views (Exclusive)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Facebook, already a huge distributor of Internet video, continues to roll out new ways to the social service an even more attractive outlet for video-content publishers -- and, increasingly, it's mimicking YouTube. Since June,...
  • Make your video public on Facebook and learn how many views it has

    Make your video public on Facebook and learn how many views it has
    People who upload a video to Facebook and allow it to be played by anyone will be able to see how many times it has been viewed beginning Monday. As Facebook chases after the revenue that comes with video advertising, the incentive for users to make a...
  • How the suburbs trap the poor

    How the suburbs trap the poor
    When I was a small child, something called "the suburbs" kept snatching away my friends, like a monster hiding under the bed, but worse. Over time, I've come to appreciate why my friends moved. The urban neighborhoods of my Brooklyn youth were a little...
  • DirecTV, Raycom Media Blackout Ends Just in Time for NFL Games

    DirecTV and broadcaster Raycom Media ended a seven-day standoff that had blacked out Big Four network affils in key markets such as Cincinnati, Cleveland and Charlotte, N.C. The sides came to terms shortly before Sunday's 1 p.m. ET NFL kickoff time,...