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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...

2009-06-03 13:20:00

Progressives Energized, Overwhelmingly Approve of Obama and His Agenda; Jon Stewart Bests Stephen Colbert, Rachel Maddow Over Keith Olbermann WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressives gathered at this week's "America's Future Now" conference found a lot to like in President Obama's first 100 days, but they are very focused on health care reform as their highest priority, according to a straw poll of participants conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research for the Campaign...

2009-05-15 15:24:00

Free App Delivers Video, Photos and Top News Stories for Fast Growing Cable Show NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Msnbc.com and Zumobi today announced the launch of The Rachel Maddow Show application for the iPhone and iPod touch, offering consumers a new way to enjoy Maddow's smart look at politics, pop culture and current events. The free application -- available now on the Apple App Store -- delivers videos and photos, and allows consumers to easily access and respond to Rachel's Twitter...

2009-05-07 11:42:00

Companywide Effort Includes a New, Daily Program Anchored by World-Renowned Health Expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman Innovative Research Partnership With the Cleveland Clinic Will Study the Power of the Media as it Relates to Consumer Health iVillage, the Leading Online Destination for Women, Launches "Health Is Beautiful" Program To Raise Awareness for National Women's Health Week WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC Universal today launched a comprehensive, companywide effort to expand its...

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. Olbermann's columns, currently available three times per week at keitholbermann.mlblogs.com, will provide fans with his "Baseball Nerd" perspective of the game across various platforms. He also is the first national journalist hired as part of...

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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. Internet service providers (ISPs) are currently testing metered access billing schemes, which resemble many cell phone service plans in which customers sign up for a particular service tier. At least for now, the trials are providing customers enough bandwidth that most are unaffected. ...

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. The advertising campaign, which spans MSN, MSN Mobile, Windows Live Hotmail, Microsoft Live Search and Xbox LIVE, is designed to drum up...

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. MSNBC is in the best competitive place its ever been, beating CNN in prime time last month and continuing incredible growth, Griffin said. Broadcasting in HD is only going to help us build on the great success we've had so far this year, and will give viewers what they've been asking for, a full high...

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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. EDT. Imus lost his CBS radio show and MSNBC simulcast in 2007 after he made racist and sexist comments about the Rutgers University women's basketball team. He issued a public apology to the team and the African-American community and was later hired by...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.