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  • Short attention spans mean hefty profits for Facebook

    Short attention spans mean hefty profits for Facebook
    If Facebook has its way, one day you will read these words only on Facebook, because in the considered opinion of Facebook, the entire Internet should exist only on Facebook. I know this is true because I read it on Facebook. The migration of readership...
  • ABC has strong week thanks to Swift, Billboard music awards

    Taylor Swift kick-started the Billboard Music Awards and boosted ABC in the television ratings, too. The singer's big night helped the awards show to its most-watched night since 2001. The Nielsen company said 11.2 million saw the show on Sunday, where...
  • ‘Game of Thrones': Fans outraged by brutal Sansa Stark scene

     
    This post contains “Game of Thrones” spoilers. Poor Sansa Stark can't catch a break. And fans are taking to social […]...
  • Farewell, 'Mad Men,' Letterman — and boomers

    With momentous finales this week — "Mad Men" ending and David Letterman retiring — we will see the end of two landmark TV franchises. We will also witness two of the last great vestiges of baby-boomer culture leaving the main stage of...
  • The Latest: Anti-immigration party wins a seat in UK vote

    4:30 a.m. Friday (0430 GMT Friday, 11:30 p.m. EDT Thursday) The U.K. Independence Party has won its first seat of the election, holding the eastern England constituency of Clacton. The result was expected — Douglas Carswell was the town's lawmaker...
  • Parks courses partner with firm for tee time management

    Call it the Tiger Woods Syndrome or maybe folks have found something else to do with their discretional income or time. Throughout the county, the golf industry has been taking a hit for some years with some sources like the American Society of...
  • Bangor High School Students suspended for calling out students wearing Chick-fil-A shirts during LGBT event

    Bangor High School Students suspended for calling out students wearing Chick-fil-A shirts during LGBT event
    Bangor Area High School suspended a group of students for using Twitter during school hours to call out two students wearing Chick-fil-A shirts during a Gay-Straight Alliance event, parents and students said. The suspended students felt the T-shirts...
  • ‘Diary Comics': Dustin Harbin on the art of autobiographical comics and lettering

     
    Comic books have proved to be an exceptional medium for autobiographical material, allowing creators to interpret their lives through a […]...
  • CBS profit falls but network is No. 1 in viewers

    CBS profit falls but network is No. 1 in viewers
    CBS Corp. is building steam as it rolls into the all-important advertising sales season, which begins next week. The CBS broadcast network is expected to finish the 2014-15 TV season in first place in number of viewers. It will mark the seventh...
  • Drone use poised to expand to newsrooms despite FAA limits

    Newsgathering by drone is gaining traction as an industry practice, but how the technology can actually be used to cover the news of the day is murky given its legal limitations. The emerging technology has been used in wars, to deliver packages and,...
  • After #MayPac, the real threat Periscope poses to the TV industry

    After #MayPac, the real threat Periscope poses to the TV industry
    The Interwebs have been buzzing this week about the devastation that Periscope and other live-streaming apps might soon wreak on the entertainment industry. The panic stems from the widespread use of Periscope, Meerkat and the like to watch the much-hyped...