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2014-05-01 08:31:59

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online magazine publishing company Hutch Media today acquired the anti-tabloid entertainment website RumorFix.com, created by Jay McGraw. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82610 Jay McGraw is the creator and executive producer of the Emmy® award-winning, syndicated daytime series "The Doctors," a New York Times best-selling author, start-up developer, and the son of Dr. Phil McGraw. "With strong market traction and a...

Media-Hired Hackers Target Gordon Brown’s Emails
2012-01-02 14:28:33

One of England´s premier newspapers The Independent reported on Monday that British police had uncovered evidence that former Prime Minister Gordon Brown´s email account may have been hacked by private investigators hired by big name newspapers. Moreover, it appears that then-Finance Minister Gordon Brown was not the only victim. The Independent reported that London´s famous Scotland Yard was examining some 20 confiscated computers and had evidence that hundreds of...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventies pop culture photographer Brad Elterman (www.bradelterman.tumblr.com) and Buzz Foto (www.buzzfoto.com), a leading paparazzi photo agency based in Los Angeles, will co-exhibit their photographs at the Tabloid Museum (http://www.tabloid-tcd.com) in Tokyo from November 27 - December 28, with an opening night reception on November 26. The public is invited. The exhibition showcases and contrasts the coverage of pop culture between the...

2010-03-28 09:14:39

Rupert Murdoch's News International said Friday that the Times and The Sunday Times will become the first British newspapers to charge readers to access all online content in June. Customers will have to pay $1.50 for one day's access and $3 for a week's subscription. The AFP reports that both Times titles will launch new websites in early May, replacing the existing combined site, Times Online. Two new sites will be available for a free trial period to registered customers.  Access to...

2009-06-07 13:01:12

U.S. TV star Brooke Shields and the National Enquirer have reached a settlement over a nursing home incident, an attorney told People magazine exclusively. Attorney Gerald B. Lefcourt, who represents Shields, said the Suddenly Susan actress has agreed to settle with the tabloid over a May incident in which two journalists employed by the Enquirer removed Shields's mother from a New Jersey care facility, People.com reported Saturday. Shields was furious after learning of the incident involving...

2009-03-13 11:36:45

Union officials in Chicago said the Chicago Sun-Times has abandoned a plan to outsource copy editing and page layout work to Canada and India. The plan to outsource 30 jobs announced in January had rattled The Newspaper Guild, which was braced for a fight, the Sun-Times said Friday. Between January and this week, however, shareholders led an effort to overhaul the board at the Sun-Times Media Group and John Barron replaced Cyrus Freidheim as the newspaper's publisher. Don Hayner took over...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'