Tag: Media

BUSINESS

Facebook Introduces News Section On Its Platform

In a new move that is set to help bring news content to people, Facebook is partnering with several news media outlets to launch a news section in its flagship apps. Facebook’s Campbell Brown, VP, Global News Partnerships and Mona Sarantakos, Product Manager, News, noted that “journalism plays a critical role in our democracy,” and moreover, serves as a useful […]

BUSINESS Commerce Social media

Comcast Makes Knock-out Offer For Sky

Comcast might have given the Rupert Murdoch led Twenty-First Century Fox the final knock-out punch in its latest offer of offering 30.6 billion pounds ($40 billion) to decide who get the pay-television group, Sky. The U.S. cable giant recent bid of 17.28 pounds a share for control of London-listed Sky, bettered the 15.67 pounds-a-share offered by Fox. The ownership of […]

cricket SPORTS

Marlon “Icon” Samuels vs. Media Personality

Jamaica and West Indies batter Marlon Samuels has threatened to take legal action against local and popular media personality and singer Yanique ‘Curvy Diva’ Barrett for allegedly smearing his character and damaging his reputation. Barrett in a recent post on her social media platform charged that an unnamed male individual with whom she was familiar, had been stalking her to […]

EDITORIAL

Trump’s Flip-Flops Give Media Pundits Headaches

President Trump does not only know how to work the crowd on the campaign stumps, but has also shown that he knows how to play the media like a puppet on a string. Anyone with a modicum of understanding of Trump’s modus operandi would have picked up on his tactics on how he wins friends and influences people. After all, […]

BUSINESS Commerce

Social Media Taking Over

There’s no business like show business like no business I know Everything about it is appealing, everything that traffic will allow Nowhere could you get that happy feeling when you are stealing that extra bow. — Irvin Berlin The old adage, “you’ve got to be in it to win it” is one that is not lost on the savvy entrepreneur […]

NEWS

President Trump Berates The Media At Press Conference

President Trump has continued to lambast the media, charging unfair and dishonest reporting. “I’m making this presentation directly to the American people with the media present, which is an honor to have you this morning, because many of our nation’s reporters and folks will not tell you the truth and will not treat the wonderful people of our country with […]

Social Media Social media

TV Ratings Count

Yes, TV ratings matter and Fox News Channel certainly made it count during the coverage of the midterm elections. It was the most-watched network — on broadcast and on cable. The network outfoxed CNN and MSNBC in both total viewers and within the 25-54 age group demographics, combined during primetime hours. That said, all the cable networks took a shellacking […]