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2014-02-25 08:27:17

LONDON, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- just-food.com, the food industry news and information portal, has appointed Hannah Abdulla to the post of news editor. Adbulla joins from Dubai-based ITP Publishing Group, where she held a number of editorial positions, most recently as editor of Caterer Middle East. Previously she worked for retailer John Lewis, producing an in-house magazine for over two years. Speaking about the appointment, just-food's managing...

2014-01-29 08:26:14

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SDPnoticias.com, an independent news site in Mexico and the second largest and fastest growing news site in the country based on comScore data, today announced it will be launching in the U.S. in the summer of this year. SDPnoticias.com launched in Mexico in 2007 and in less than a decade has garnered site traffic that outpaces nearly all of the traditional communication giants of the country - the only site receiving more unique visitors...

Rupert Murdoch Joins Twitter, Praises Santorum
2012-01-03 05:31:59

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch began the new year by creating a Twitter account, posting under the handle @rupertmurdoch, spokeswoman Daisy Dunlop at News International confirmed on Monday. The 80-year-old chairman and CEO of News Corporation caused quite a stir on the micro-blogging website, posting a series of tweets about issues ranging from his family holiday in the Caribbean to the number of holidays taken by British workers. Most members of Twitter, a site typically associated with...

2011-05-10 15:15:00

MEXICO CITY, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: In a recent CNN.com special report by Lonely Planet Travel Editor Robert Reid, the news website highlighted the safety and security of Mexico as a tourist destination. According to Reid, the vast majority of Mexican tourist destinations are located far away from areas threatened by criminal drug syndicates, and reports of crime should not deter Americans from visiting...

2011-02-11 14:01:00

DETROIT, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crain's Detroit Business on Monday is launching the first print version issue of its popular Crain's Michigan Business online publication that provides selective, in-depth coverage of business news throughout the state. The print version of Crain's Michigan Business will be sent every second Monday of the month to about 5,000 business influencers outside of the traditional five-county region in Southeast Michigan that is covered by Crain's Detroit...

2010-04-08 06:20:00

Rupert Murdoch, the chairman of News Corporation has announced plans to limit online access to his newspapers and create a subscription-based content infrastructure. In an interview with Marvin Kalb of The Kalb Report, Murdoch stated that he was going to limit websites like Google and Microsoft to a "headline or a sentence or two" as he moves to lock down News Corp. publications behind a pay access wall. "You'll find, I think, most newspapers in this country are going to be putting up a pay...

2010-01-21 15:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area News Project, a new non-profit media organization, and The New York Times announced today that the two organizations are moving forward with a content collaboration. Under the agreement, Bay Area News Project journalists will provide branded news to The New York Times for its San Francisco Bay Area editions on Friday and Sunday. The New York Times's Bay Area section was launched in October 2009 and currently features editorial coverage...

2009-10-15 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the News Corporation annual meeting on Friday morning in New York City, Cliff Kincaid of Accuracy in Media will urge Chairman Rupert Murdoch to ask why Fox News has hired a left-wing cop-killer apologist, Marc Lamont Hill, as a well-paid on-air contributor on shows such as The O'Reilly Factor. "The Obama Administration had a Van Jones problem," Kincaid explained, "and News Corporation has a Marc Lamont Hill problem." Van Jones was...

2009-04-05 07:10:00

News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch said U.S. newspapers need to begin charging for online content if they wish to survive.Murdoch, whose media company owns one of the few papers that charges customers to read its news on the Internet, said online advertising revenue, which many publishers hope will offset ad revenue declines from their print operations, will not cover costs.In 2007, Murdoch acquired The Wall Street Journal, which had been charging for online access years before, and its...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.