Media News Page: 3

This is page 3 of the media news archives.

WWD to Offer Weekly Print Edition Instead of Daily (2015-03-14): WWD has announced a publication change. It will become a weekly print publication instead of a daily one.

Kalmbach is Launching a Magazine About Drones Called Drone 360 (2015-02-03): Kalmbach and Discover are launching a magazine about drones, called Drone 360.

CNN Gets FAA Approval to Test Drones for News Gathering (2015-01-14): CNN has announced it worked out a deal with the Federal Aviation Administration so it can test drones for news gathering purposes.

12 Killed in Attack at Paris Office of Charlie Hebdo (2015-01-07): 12 people have been killed in an attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The attack occured at the magazine's office in Paris.

Smithsonian Creates 3-D Portrait of President Obama (2014-12-10): President Obama is the first president to be scanned in 3D. The portrait is now on display at the Smithsonian Castle.

Former President George W. Bush Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge, Challenges Bill Clinton (2014-08-20): Former President George W. Bush takes the ALS ice bucket challenge in hilarious video shot in Maine. Laura Bush also makes an appearance.

Nick Offerman's Monologue at the Radio and TV Correspondents Dinner (2014-06-14): Nick Offerman's monologue at the 70th annual Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner in Washington, D.C. featured a refresher on the Bill of Rights.

The CIA Joins Twitter and Youtube (2014-06-06): The CIA has launched a new Twitter account and its first tweet is pretty funny. It's also launched a Youtube channel and will be participating in Throwback Thursday photos.

Rihanna's CFDA Gown Challenges News Outlets (2014-06-04): Mainstream media had trouble covering Rihanna's racy CFDA gown. The gown was see through and impossible to show on television.

John Oliver Gives Brilliant Explanation of Net Neutrality Controversy (2014-06-03): John Oliver delivered a scathing indictment of cable companies and their assault on Net Neutrality. He also issues a call to action to all internet commentators.

CNN Fires News Editor Marie-Louise Gumuchian for Plagiarism (2014-05-16): CNN has fired news editor Marie-Louise Gumuchian for plagiarism. CNN says it identified 50 articles with plagiarized content.

The Onion to Launch ClickHole Site in June (2014-05-14): The Onion will launch a new site called ClickHole in June. The site is described as a BuzzFeed parody.

Jill Abramson Out as New York Times Editor (2014-05-14): Jill Abramson has been ousted as editor of The New York Times. She has held the position since September 2011.

Katherine Goldstein Named Editor of VF.com (2014-05-13): Katherine Goldstein has been named editor of Vanity Fair's website, VF.com. The announcement was made by Graydon Carter.

Clay Aiken's Primary Opponent in Democractic Congressional Race Dies (2014-05-12): Clay Aiken's primary opponent in the North Carolina Democractic congressional race has died.

News Corp Buys Harlequin for $415 Million (2014-05-03): News Corp. paid $415 million to purchase Harlequin, which will become a subsidiary of HarperCollins. Harlquin has a huge international readership.

Vice President Joe Biden Joins Instagram (2014-05-03): Joe Biden officially joined Instagram in April. He has been sharing personal photographs and selfies.

Kim Jong Un's Baby Photos Released on North Korean State Media (2014-04-27): CNN reports that Kim Jong Un's baby photos were released on North Korean state media.

Freelancer.com Announces Acquisition of Warrior Forum (2014-04-19): Freelancer.com has announced the acquisitoin of Warrior Forum, an Internet marketing forum founded in 1997.

Microsoft Producing TV Shows for Xbox Live (2014-04-07): Microsoft is producing TV shows for the Xbox Live. It already has six shows in production.