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2014-02-24 08:24:45

The Global Social News Network Will Produce News Programming for MSNBC and Other NBCUniversal News Group Platforms NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSNBC (www.msnbc.com) announced today that the network will collaborate with Vocativ (www.vocativ.com), a startup media company for the digital generation, on the production of news stories for MSNBC and NBCUniversal News Group digital properties. The announcement was made by Phil Griffin, President of MSNBC, and Mati Kochavi,...

2014-01-13 00:21:54

A Partnership to Reach Young Consumers with Original Short-Form News Video Designed for Mobile and Social Platforms NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NBCUniversal News Group, one of the most influential and respected news portfolios in the world, and NowThis News, the first exclusively short-form video news network built specifically for mobile and social, have agreed that the News Group will take a minority stake in NowThis News and the two companies will co-produce...

sustainable fabric 'wrap' design that will encircle London's iconic Olympic Stadium
2012-07-13 10:52:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Summer Olympic Games in London promises to be a very high-tech affair — with numerous innovations in skin suits for the track and pool — but it could be the way that the games are seen that is the most revolutionary. While viewers around the world watched the Beijing Games in 2008 and the Vancouver Games in 2010 on mobile devices, this year´s Olympics promises to be a major game changer as Adobe Systems and NBC have...

2011-07-08 15:27:00

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Post won two first-place awards, while The Seattle Times, The Salt Lake Tribune, McClatchey Newspapers and The Wall Street Journal won one apiece in the annual National Press Club journalism awards competition. PBS was among the broadcast winners. MSNBC.com and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting won for their online journalism and outstanding multimedia reporting. (Logo:...

2010-10-06 10:25:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- mono, the award-winning Minneapolis-based creative branding and advertising agency, today announces the new brand position, campaign and tagline for cable news giant MSNBC. The line, "Lean forward" is a simple, yet bold statement designed to impassion MSNBC's audience and urge them to engage with the issues of the day. The new campaign, based on a vision by MSNBC President Phil Griffin and the largest in the network's history, includes anthemic 60...

2010-09-17 15:50:00

Will discuss Education Nation a national education summit being convened by NBC in New York City, Sept. 26-28 involving Sec. of Education Duncan, governors, mayors, teachers, school administrators, CEO's and leading education advocates from across the nation WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The state of education in America is facing a number of complex challenges. Many students are falling behind, dropping out and leaving school unprepared for today's jobs in alarming...


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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