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  • New 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah heralds a new frontier in TV: diversity

    New 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah heralds a new frontier in TV: diversity
    What was Comedy Central thinking? In tapping Trevor Noah as the next host of "The Daily Show," the cable network will turn over its most valuable franchise to a relative unknown who has made just a handful of appearances on the program. With rare...
  • AP president: Killing of journalists should be a war crime

    The president and CEO of The Associated Press called on Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage. Gary Pruitt said a new framework is needed to protect journalists as they cover...
  • Netflix puts former Disney executive Anne Sweeney on its board

    Netflix puts former Disney executive Anne Sweeney on its board
    Anne Sweeney, the former co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group, has joined Netflix’s board of directors. Sweeney’s addition to the board was announced Monday, along with that of Brad Smith,...
  • Suzanne Higgins of WVPB-FM given Lifetime Achievement Award

    Suzanne Higgins, longtime producer and reporter at West Virginia Public Broadcasting, is the recipient of the Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters' Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given annually by the VAPB to an individual who has made...
  • Teen libertarian is face of Brazil's young free-market right

    Microphone in hand and standing atop the sound truck, the raspy-voiced protest leader jabbed his finger into the air shouting for the ouster of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, igniting wild cheers from the crowd below him. "What Lula and Dilma have...
  • Degree of Deception: When a Doctorate is Just a Credit Card Away

    Degree of Deception: When a Doctorate is Just a Credit Card Away
    When I finally made the decision to pursue my Ph.D., I faced an immediate dilemma: Should I fork over the extra $75 to graduate summa cum laude with a nearly perfect GPA? That, anyway, is the going rate for top grades at California South University,...
  • How Facebook is becoming the Wal-Mart for news

    How Facebook is becoming the Wal-Mart for news
    As reported in the New York Times, Facebook may start directly hosting the content of various news websites, starting with the New York Times, BuzzFeed and National Geographic. What this means for Internet users is that instead of seeing a summary of an...
  • 'Religious freedom' law only reinforces our state's backward image

    'Religious freedom' law only reinforces our state's backward image
    Embarrassed is the word that best sums up my feelings toward Senate Bill 101. Not angry. Not disappointed. Certainly not surprised. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is a poorly perfumed piece of legislation for what smells to me like legal...
  • Indiana officials look to stem religious objections fallout

    The heat over Indiana's new religious objections law spread Friday across social media and to the White House as many local officials and business groups around the state tried to jump in and stem the fallout. Use of the hashtag #boycottindiana spread...
  • Vicki Jaramillo: Soccer helps airport reach overseas travelers

    Vicki Jaramillo is the senior director of air service development and marketing at Orlando International Airport. She heads a department of four employees and has been employed at the airport for more than 21 years. She spoke recently with staff writer...
  • 03/30: Business events

    03/30: Business events
    Chamber Oviedo-Winter Springs: "State of Seminole" luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. April 2, Tuscawilla Country Club, 1500 Winter Springs Blvd., Winter Springs. All five Seminole County Commissioners will speak at the luncheon. Cost: $30 for OWSRCC...