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  • Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance

    With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next "StarCraft" or "League of Legends" might learn a few lessons at this year's Game Developers Conference. For...
  • NBC's 'Parks and Recreation' says farewell

    Viewers said farewell to Amy Poehler and the gang of Pawnee, Indiana, bureaucrats on NBC's "Parks and Recreation," in a finale that made more of a dent online than on television. The Nielsen company said an estimated 4.15 million people saw the show exit...
  • Canadians 'Spocking" the image of ex-PM on $5 bill

    The death of actor Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar Canadian banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character....
  • In Theory: Should news organizations begin investing in reporters with intimate religious understanding?

    In a Feb. 16 column in the Catholic Herald, writer Conor Gaffey argues that news organizations need to begin investing in journalists who have an intimate understanding of religion. Gaffey points to the BBC's recent decision to do away with its head...
  • Polka legend 'Jolly Joe' Timmer, stricken with dementia, sells WGPA radio for $95K

    Joseph W. Timmer, known to many legions of Lehigh Valley polka fans as "Jolly Joe," has rolled out the last dance tune on his Bethlehem radio station, WGPA-AM. Confined to a nursing home with dementia, the 85-year-old Timmer was declared incapacitated...
  • Study: Digital content makes teens feel good about themselves

    Study: Digital content makes teens feel good about themselves
    There's no question teens love digital stars: They flock to annual conventions such as VidCon, subscribe in mass numbers to YouTube and Vine accounts and even start their own video blogs. But Defy Media, a digital content company geared toward...
  • Love Story: Spring Break Spawns Lifetime Partnership

    Love Story: Spring Break Spawns Lifetime Partnership
    Daytona Beach 1992. Spring break. April Heavens squeezes into a Honda Civic with four other people for the drive south from Cheshire. "Pretty tight, right?" Kevin Woodcock and high school friends catch a Greyhound bus from Boston. On March 23, day...
  • KABC-TV retains lead for 6 p.m., 11 p.m. newscasts in L.A. market

    KABC-TV retains lead for 6 p.m., 11 p.m. newscasts in L.A. market
    KABC-TV Channel 7 has long generated the highest ratings for evening newscasts in Los Angeles, but KCBS-TV Channel 2 is gaining ground. In the TV station business, it can take years for a station to surpass a competitor — unless there is a major...
  • Radio pioneer Shirk signs off after 4 decades in Indy market

    In one of the stranger twists in the history of Indianapolis media, it fell to a former professional wrestler from Delaware County, a white guy known as an escape artist, a sort of late 20th century Houdini, to bring rap music to Indianapolis radio. It...
  • Nasdaq at 5,000: Time to be very, very afraid?

    Nasdaq at 5,000: Time to be very, very afraid?
    For the longest time, I promised myself that I would stay in the stock market until the Nasdaq Composite index reached its dot-com era peak of just above 5,000. Then I'd bail out. My will power and resistance to self-delusion are about to be tested,...
  • Critics wondered if Kimbrel could restore trust, civility

    Critics wondered if Kimbrel could restore trust, civility
    Parents and faculty members at Highland Park and Deerfield high schools have been eager to start fresh with a new superintendent who might restore mutual trust and respect in the school community. But well before California superintendent Laurie Kimbrel...