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2014-04-01 12:29:45

Renews Fact-Checking Partnership with PolitiFact; Expands Digital Coverage NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc., one of the country's largest television station groups and a Peabody- and Cronkite-award-winning leader in television and digital political journalism, today announced it is renewing and expanding its biennial pledge to devote extensive coverage of election discourse throughout 25 TV markets across the United States this year under the group-wide...

Aeroeo Streaming Media Start-Up Wins Court Battle Against Hearst TV
2013-10-11 12:41:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Streaming media start-up Aereo won another court battle this week. On Thursday the US District Court in the District of Massachusetts denied Hearst Television’s request to shut down the service, which streams broadcast TV signals over Internet-connected devices such as mobile phones. Hollywood trade magazine Variety noted that this could potentially lead to a showdown between broadcasters and Aereo before the Supreme Court. Hearst...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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