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  • Why businesses are speaking out on religious-objections laws

    A bevy of big-name businesses including Apple, Gap and Levi Strauss are publicly speaking out against religious-objections legislation in states such as Indiana and Arkansas. The world's largest retailer and America's largest private employer, Wal-Mart...
  • Crimea's only Tatar TV station goes off air

    Crimea's independent television station ATR went off air at midnight on Tuesday after Russian authorities repeatedly refused to give it a broadcasting license. ATR was established as the first channel dedicated to the Crimean Tatars, a native ethnic...
  • Hot on TV: Zombies, basketball, Jesus

    Zombies, basketball and Jesus Christ have been hot television properties during the past week. The Nielsen company said that AMC's fifth season finale for "The Walking Dead" on Sunday was seen by 15.8 million viewers. That's the third biggest audience...
  • How do 'religious freedom' acts encourage discrimination?

    "I could have handled that better." I don't know if the captain of the Titanic ever said that. But Mike Pence did on Tuesday. The Indiana governor has managed to step on an impressive number of parts of his own anatomy recently and in the process...
  • Classic TV shows get new life on digital airwaves

    Classic TV shows get new life on digital airwaves
    When cable TV was growing in the 1980s and '90s, many of its programs were past hits from the lineups of ABC, CBS and NBC. "The Andy Griffith Show" was the top show on Turner Broadcasting's TBS. Viacom made classic TV a big business by packaging...
  • Live streaming: The next big thing in social media

    Live streaming: The next big thing in social media
    Just when you got used to all that tweeting, liking, +1ing, Instagramming, and pinning, now there's a new thing you should look into: Live streaming. Let me clarify. Live streaming, which means broadcasting in real time, isn't new. In fact, it has...
  • What about business owners who don't post 'Open for Service' signs?

    What about business owners who don't post 'Open for Service' signs?
    Is it morally righteous, fashionably trendy or simply a smart business tactic to hang one of those "Open for Service" stickers or "We Serve Everyone" signs in a storefront window? There are many social and economic ripples from our state's controversial...
  • Tribune Publishing, Daily Press owner, chasing new revenue with digital marketing services

    Tribune Publishing, Daily Press owner, chasing new revenue with digital marketing services
    When industry veteran Dan Hickey joined Tribune Publishing in January to head up digital marketing services, he saw great promise in the nascent division's work, which last year included creating an online video series for Jewel-Osco and a multimedia...
  • New anti-underage drinking campaign uses hashtags, social media

    New anti-underage drinking campaign uses hashtags, social media
    Preventing underage use of alcohol at the start of the prom season is the goal of an initiative called "Be A True Friend" being launched Wednesday, April 1, by two agencies in Carroll County. April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, in addition to...
  • Roller derby team picking up speed

    Roller derby team picking up speed
    It's 7 o'clock on a Sunday night and but for a handful of women pulling into the parking lot, the Tinley Park Roller Rink is quiet. Inside, the ladies strap on helmets, adjust skates and take to the wooden rink to practice shuffles, jams and C-cuts....
  • Mateen Cleaves among analysts on Final Four homer broadcasts

    Michigan State great Mateen Cleaves and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's son-in-law are among the commentators who will call the "homer" broadcasts during the Final Four. Turner Sports and CBS are bringing back the team-centric alternative telecasts for...