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2008-06-27 00:01:08

Two Winners Will Be Selected to Attend the 2008 Republican and Democratic Conventions Live from Minnesota and Colorado MySpace Nicole Bilodeau, 310-969-7059 nbilodeau@myspace.com or NBC News Jeremy Gaines, 212-664-5133 jeremy.gaines@msnbc.com or msnbc.com Gina Stikes, 212-664-7403 gina.stikes@msnbc.com MySpace, the world's most popular social network, together with NBC News and msnbc.com, two of the most globally-respected names in news, today announced the Decision...

2008-06-26 06:02:28

MySpace, the world's most popular social network, together with NBC News and msnbc.com, two of the most globally-respected names in news, today announced the Decision '08 Convention contest. Decision '08 (http://myspace.com/decision08) is available to more than 117 million active MySpace users worldwide and is an essential component of MySpace's IMPACT Channel, the site's popular hub for civic and social engagement. The contest invites MySpace users over the age of 18 to submit short...

2006-07-18 18:11:37

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - After more than a year with the pioneering "Daily Nightly" blog, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams is expanding to a video blog that will give a quick glimpse at the day's top stories by mid-morning. "The Early Nightly" went live earlier this week on http://www.MSNBC.com as a one- to two-minute video blog recorded by Williams after the 9:30 a.m. ET morning meeting held by members of the "NBC Nightly News" staff. "It's an...

2006-07-18 18:10:00

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - After more than a year with the pioneering "Daily Nightly" blog, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams is expanding to a video blog that will give a quick glimpse at the day's top stories by mid-morning. "The Early Nightly" went live earlier this week on http://www.MSNBC.com as a one- to two-minute video blog recorded by Williams after the 9:30 a.m. ET morning meeting held by members of the "NBC Nightly News" staff. "It's an electronic...

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2006-04-05 09:05:00

LAS VEGAS -- MSNBC.com, one of the top U.S. news Web sites, said on Wednesday it will test an ad-subsidized news service for cellular phones in a bid to gain a wider audience among mobile phone users. U.S. wireless service providers now put everything from Web surfing to video and music on cellular phones. Media firms have been eyeing this trend as a potential opening for using the mobile phone to expand ad revenue and viewership. MSNBC.com, a joint venture of Microsoft Corp. and NBC...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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