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2010-06-24 09:36:00

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Definition 6, an integrated interactive agency, today announced it has hired Jonathan Accarrino, one of New York's leading creative voices in digital marketing as a subject matter expert in Social Media. He will be based in the company's New York City office and will be responsible for developing innovative social media programs for Definition 6 clients. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100624/CL26138 ) (Photo:...

2010-03-23 08:49:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The deadline for entering this year's National Press Club journalism awards is fast approaching. Entries are being accepted through April 1. Print, online and broadcast reports are eligible. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Awards are given for consumer reporting, Washington regional reporting, press criticism, diplomatic reporting, newsletter reporting, online journalism, political journalism, geriatric...

2010-01-29 09:00:00

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced the addition of MSNBC and MSNBC HD to the AT&T U-verse(SM) TV channel lineup in parts of Connecticut. The channels -- which have previously been available to many local U-verse TV subscribers -- are now available to every U-verse TV customer in Connecticut. "We're proud to offer MSNBC programming to every Connecticut U-verse TV customer," said Dan York, executive vice president of content and...

2009-09-11 12:54:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast digital subscribers in the Golden State will be able to wake up to MSNBC's popular news program, "Morning Joe," every weekday from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. (PT) on the Comcast Hometown Network (http://comcasthometown.com/ Channel 104), Comcast's regional cable network covering Northern and Central California, beginning September 18, 2009. Currently, "Morning Joe," co-hosted by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist, airs throughout...

2009-07-16 15:34:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Small journalism outlets captured prestigious honors alongside some of the biggest names in the industry in the 2009 National Press Club Awards. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO ) Reporters Todd Bensman and Guillermo Contreras of the San Antonio Express-News won the Edwin M. Hood Award for Diplomatic Correspondence for a three-part series tracing the trail of high-powered guns smuggled from the United States into...

2009-07-13 17:57:00

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. and REDMOND, Wash., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- After collaborating on two successful live events -- President Obama's virtual town hall on health care and Michael Jackson's public memorial -- msnbc.com and Glam Media Lab's Tinker.com are once again teaming up to provide msnbc.com's audience with the ability to both watch live streaming video coverage of the Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor and to tweet in real-time during this...

2009-06-30 07:00:00

America's #1 News Site to Monetize Embedded Player Network; Turns to YuMe for Video Ad Serving, Sales REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- YuMe, the first dedicated video ad network and provider of the leading video ad management platform ACE, announced today that it has been selected by msnbc.com to act as the exclusive ad serving platform for its embedded video players. YuMe's ACE video advertising platform will power the ads on all of msnbc.com's embedded video players across...

2009-06-29 07:00:00

Free App from America's #1 News Site Delivers Compelling Multimedia Experience with Video, Photos and Twitter Feeds NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Msnbc.com and Zumobi today announced the launch of the msnbc.com application for the iPhone and iPod touch, offering access to breaking news, videos, photos, and more from msnbc.com, America's number one online news source, according to Nielsen Online. Now available for free on the Apple App Store, consumers can tap the uniquely designed dial...

2009-03-23 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele today continued to deliver on his commitment of reinvigorating the Republican Party's use of technology by naming Todd Herman as the RNC's New Media Director, effective April 6. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/RNCLOGO) "I am excited to be adding Todd, a recognized thought-leader in digital media, to my team at the RNC," Steele said. "Todd brings the kind of...

2009-01-12 21:00:00

President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration will be screened live in 27 U.S. theaters, MSNBC said Monday. The cable channel said it had reached a deal with Screenvision to put its coverage of the inauguration on 27 theaters in 21 markets, The Hollywood Reporter said. Admission will be free and tickets are being distributed at MSNBC.com. The programming will be presented from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. The arrangement gives MSNBC an opportunity to reach an audience in movie theaters, and it...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'