Posts Tagged Media

Correspondents’ dinner mixes up big names in media, politics

Tea Leoni, left, and Madeleine Albright attend the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national “Nerd Prom.”

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Review: Plenty of options for HBO online, not enough time

In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Richard Plepler, CEO of HBO, talks about HBO Now for Apple TV during an Apple event in San Francisco.  Like HBO Go, the app that cable and satellite TV subscribers have, HBO Now gives you instant access to new TV episodes and movies, along with programs from months and years ago. You don’t need a cable TV package to watch hit shows such as “Game of Thrones” and “Girls.” (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Now, the cable channel’s new stand-alone streaming service, is both a blessing and a curse.

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Podcasts to look at politics, media and celebrity

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Washington television veterans are starting a new podcast to give listeners an inside look at the nexus between power, money and celebrity in the nation’s capital.

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PBS probes slave-owning issue; Affleck expresses regret

NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of “Finding Your Roots” may have violated the network’s editorial standards after a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor.

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LeBron James again in shutdown mode during playoffs

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James is introduced before a first round NBA playoff basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — No phone. No Twitter. No Instagram.

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