Posts Tagged Media

New video-streaming apps turn TV stars into phone friends

This Tuesday, April 14, 2015 photo released by Joshua Malina shows the "Scandal" actor interacting with fans using Periscope in his trailer in Burbank, Calif. Periscope users can upload their video streams for on-demand playback over the next 24 hours. (Joshua Malina via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Scandal” star Joshua Malina has a brand-new video gig. So do “Today” weathercaster Al Roker, “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt and CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter.

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Israeli ultra-Orthodox site cuts Kim Kardashian from photo

This combination of two images shows a photo released by the Jerusalem Mayor's Office with Kim Kardashian, left, Kanye West, center, and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, right, at a Jerusalem restaurant during their visit on Monday, April 13, 2015, top, and a screen shot from the ultra-Orthodox Kikar HaShabbat website manipulated to obscure Kardashian. Nissim Ben Haim, an editor at the website, said Wednesday, April 15, 2015, they removed Kardashian because she is a "pornographic symbol" who contradicts ultra-Orthodox values. (Sapir Peles/Jerusalem Municipality spokesman's office and Kikar HaShabbat website via AP)

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish news website has cut Kim Kardashian — one of the world’s most photographed women — from a photo taken of her in Jerusalem this week.

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Obamas to host White House celebration of gospel music

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story April 14 about a gospel music celebration at the White House, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Loretta Lynch would be the first female U.S. attorney general. She would be the first black female attorney general.

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Bernie Dolan named West Virginia SSAC executive director

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Whether it’s joining the social media movement or advancing the latest techniques in athletes’ health, new Secondary School Activities Commission executive director Bernie Dolan wants the governing body for interscholastic sports in West Virginia to improve how it lets the public know what it’s doing.

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Another news victory for ABC over NBC

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s “Nightly News” has lost to ABC in the ratings for the second straight week and only the second time since 2009, increasing pressure on the network to decide whether suspended anchor Brian Williams will return.

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