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2009-04-24 17:38:46

Miss USA judge Alicia Jacobs says she received death threats for blogging about how Miss California this week demonstrated no social grace at the pageant. Jacobs, an entertainment reporter and former Miss Nevada USA, criticized Miss USA 2009 contestant Carrie Prejean for saying, in response to a question about same-sex marriage, she thinks marriage should be defined as a union between a man and a woman. If Carrie Prejean is against gay marriage, she certainly has that right, but, if it was...

2009-04-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- MLB Advanced Media, the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, announced today that it has hired award-winning anchor, sportscaster and journalist Keith Olbermann as an at-large columnist.

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2009-04-16 16:05:23

Subscribers of high speed Internet services may soon be paying monthly bills based upon the amount of bandwidth they consume, rather than a traditional flat rate service fee for unlimited connection time.

2009-04-13 02:01:00

Discovery and Microsoft Advertising partner to launch three-screen campaign spanning mobile, Internet and gaming to capture fan base. REDMOND, Wash., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Advertising sets sail today with the announcement of a simultaneous three-screen ad campaign for the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" television series.

2009-04-02 14:39:51

MSNBC says it will begin telecasting in 1080i High Definition starting June 29. The announcement was made Thursday at the Cable Show in Washington, D.C., by MSNBC President Phil Griffin.

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2009-03-16 10:14:01

Controversial U.S. radio personality Don Imus said on The Don Imus Show Monday that he is suffering from stage 2 prostate cancer. The New York Post reported that the 68-year-old conservative talk show host made the announcement at 7:15 a.m.

2009-03-12 07:30:00

- At Least 20% of the Highest Rated Season Premieres were Viewed Three Days or More After Original Airing, Beyond Industry's 'C3' Ratings Window - - Commercials Aired During NFL Football Games were the Most Watched, Though None Cracked the Top 10 in Timeshifted Viewing - ALVISO, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TiVo Inc.

2009-02-13 13:04:00

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2009-01-19 13:19:00

VITAC to caption massive TV coverage CANONSBURG, Pa., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 20th America will be watching the Inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States.

2009-01-19 08:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- MobiTV will bring a historic event to mobile devices, airing President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration live on Tuesday, January 20 beginning at 6 a.m. ET.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]