| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Twitter reported that average monthly active users on the social-media service increased by about 13 million during the third quarter of 2014, to stand at 284 million worldwide -- an increase of 23% year-over-year -- and met financial analysts' targets....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Vivian Schiller, head of Twitter news and journalism partnerships, announced Wednesday via her Twitter account that she was stepping down.
Her tweets indicate that new Twitter VP of global media, Katie Jacobs Stanton, will absorb her responsibilities....
| May 9, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Jarl Mohn, the chairman of KPCC-FM (89.3) Southern California Public Radio, will be NPR's next president and chief executive, the public radio institution said Friday. He succeeds interim President and CEO Paul G. Haaga Jr. starting in July.
| May 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Pasadena public radio station KPCC-FM (89.3) grabbed the national spotlight with Friday's announcement that Jarl Mohn, the media industry veteran who ran E! Entertainment Television through most of the 1990s, will be National Public Radio's next president...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:28 AM
National Public Radio Chief Executive Gary Knell is stepping down in the fall to become president and chief executive officer of the National Geographic Society.
Knell leaves NPR after less than two years on the job. In a statement to staffers, he...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:45 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America.
The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:03 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter’s relationship with the news industry is already -- shall we say -- a feather in its cap. Now it has hired Vivian Schiller to a newly created position as head of news partnerships.
Schiller, a veteran of NPR and the New...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has set the price range of its hotly anticipated initial public offering between $17 and $20 a share, with hopes of raising as much as $1.4 billion.
At $20 a share, Twitter would be valued at about $11 billion. That...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:39 AM
After the coffee. Before riding a shopping cart to work.
The Skinny: "Ender's Game" looks like it's pulling in some decent early reviews. Hope it's good; the novel is still a favorite of mine. Today's stories include a look at the weekend box office,...
| Jun 2, 2011
Vivian Schiller, the NPR chief responsible for the midnight firing of Juan Williams, has been hired to head up digital operations at NBC News and MSNBC.This is an important job for the public radio executive who was forced to resign after James O'Keefe'...
| Sep 10, 2011
Hackers attack the @NBCNews Twitter feed and perpetrate a 9/11 hoax about a fictitious airplane attack on Ground Zero....