Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines On Monday, Associated Press (AP) Vice President of Standards
Driving is rapidly changing, in the United States and around the world, due to Silicon Valley’s investment in self-driving cars. Companies like Google, Uber, Apple, and Tesla have all been pouring resources into the self-driving game. And they’ve been joined by traditional car companies like
In the days following Fidel Castro’s death, it seems as though the world is split in half between those mourning and those celebrating. Some of the mourners are not who you might expect. The dictator’s reign lasted nearly 50 years and continues vicariously through his
Snapchat’s newest product, Spectacles, are the newer, cooler version of Google Glass. These sunglasses are an extension of Snapchat’s platform and are already gaining popularity through a scavenger-hunt marketing strategy used to sell them. This newest addition to the video-crazed social media world may be
On November 17th, BBC News reporter John Sudworth went to the outskirts of Beijing to interview an independent candidate in a local election. Instead of getting the interview, Sudworth was met by an anonymous group of men preventing him and his camera crew from even stepping
In the United Kingdom, the game of soccer has become synonymous with pedophilia and rape. So far, eight British Police Departments have come forward saying they have received hundreds of calls regarding sexual abuse by soccer coaches spanning all the way back to the 1970s.
The situation at Standing Rock is an undoubtedly tense one. How has the media been covering the #NoDAPL movement?
In a time where the PEOTUS is calling out specific news organizations and reporters – how will the press fight back?
Social media has transformed community organizing. Every day, individuals are able to connect with millions of people online to spread information and mobilize others to take action. On Tuesday, the #NoDAPL movement tapped into online networks to build their following and organize protests on a global
The world of public radio call-in shows was set abuzz last week when Diane Rehm finally announced her successor: Joshua Johnson (with his show to be called 1A). Much like the Diane Rehm Show, 1A, a reference to the First Amendment, aims to provide conversations