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  • Florida needs its plane back, governor

    Florida needs its plane back, governor
    Dear Gov. Scott, I know you have a lot on your plate, from trying to reduce taxes on our cellphones to figuring out euphemisms for "climate change" and "global warming." But, I'd like to remind you that you owe the state of Florida an airplane. You...
  • HBO, Vice announce expansive news content deal

    HBO, Vice announce expansive news content deal
    HBO and Vice Media will expand their news content programming in a new four-year deal. Under the content deal, announced on Thursday, Vice will launch a five-day-a-week newscast. HBO will also increase the number of Vice-produced long-form specials to ...
  • Sinclair Broadcast launches digital investment division

    Sinclair Broadcast launches digital investment division
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has started a new division to invest in emerging digital technologies and companies that create digital content, part of an effort to attract viewers and advertisers to the TV station owner's digital channels. Sinclair...
  • Details of victims in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525

    They came from as far away as Australia, Iran, Morocco and Venezuela, and their lives ended together in France's deadliest plane crash in decades. The victims included two babies, schoolchildren going home from an exchange visit, a pair of acclaimed...
  • Captain Comics: No joke, Batgirl cover not a victim of censorship

    March was "Women in Comics" month in the comics industry. So, naturally, instead of a celebration, there's a huge controversy over the portrayal of a woman in comics. The woman in question is Batgirl. And the controversy involves a cover with The Joker...
  • Reviews: 'So You've Been Publicly Shamed' and 'Is Shame Necessary'

    Reviews: 'So You've Been Publicly Shamed' and 'Is Shame Necessary'
    Early in 2012, a well-known writer seemed to go slightly crazy. Jon Ronson was already something of a journalistic stuntman, a sleuth who sniffed out strangely compelling stories on topics like military-funded psychics ("The Men Who Stare at Goats") and...
  • The Biblioracle: Not on my (Apple) watch

    The Biblioracle: Not on my (Apple) watch
    On the day of the announcement, as I watched the news of the Apple Watch scroll through my digital feeds, I experienced a mixture of amazement and horror. From what I could gather, the Apple Watch promises greater and greater connection —...
  • Cities turn to social media to police restaurants

    WASHINGTON Many diners regularly click onto the Yelp website to read reviews posted by other patrons before visiting a restaurant. Now prospective customers also can use Yelp to check health inspection scores for eateries in San Francisco, Louisville...
  • Twitter launches Periscope live-streaming video app

    Twitter launches Periscope live-streaming video app
    Twitter has launched live-streaming video app Periscope, developed by the startup it bought earlier in 2015 for a reported $100 million, upping the battle with overnight mobile-app streaming sensation Meerkat. "We think it's a perfect complement to...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world'...
  • Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII

    Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII
    To the editor: When the U.S. entered World War II, the nation united. From industries manufacturing war materiel, to families rationing their provisions, to the media whipping up the fervor necessary to achieve a total economic transformation, every...