China unlikely to approve Oracle and Walmart’s TikTok deal, state media says

TikTok’s proposed US partnership with Oracle and Walmart is unlikely to win approval in Beijing, Chinese state media says. China’s state-run Global Times newspaper published an editorial late Monday saying the deal to keep the video-sharing app alive in America … Read more…

Leaked Documents Show Russian Trolls Tried to Infiltrate Left-Wing Media

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Getty It’s no secret that Russia’s trolls, hackers, and spies are pulling for Donald Trump in 2020—just like they famously did at the last election. But Moscow’s propaganda-peddlers aren’t just pushing MAGA memes and Biden … Read more…

The Hack to Working Smarter in Media and Entertainment Today (Featuring a Game That Shows It)

The media and entertainment landscape has changed so dramatically in 2020 that it’s now more like tiny islands … floating on molten lava. It’s uncomfortable, lonely, ever-shifting — and … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Reorganizes With New Focus On Telecom, Media And Entertainment

The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division is reorganizing its internal operations, shifting media and entertainment to a section devoted to the telecommunications sector. The changes … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Google tells Australians to get mad about proposed media laws in pointed open letter

In July, the Australian government released the first draft of a new code of conduct managing the way tech giants deal with local media companies, which includes requiring them to pay for content. Google was predictably unhappy with this development, … Read more…

Trudie Styler & Celine Rattray’s Maven Screen Media Gets Investment From UK Creative Content EIS Fund

The UK Creative Content EIS Fund has invested an undisclosed sum in Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler’s Maven Screen Media. Rattray (The Kids Are Alright) and Styler (Moon) recently rebranded their ten year-old film and TV company Maven Pictures to … Read more…

Jamie Lee Curtis post raising alarm over mail truck gets panned on social media

Jamie Lee Curtis raised eyebrows on Tuesday with a tweet floating a “conspiracy” involving Trump supporters literally stealing mail trucks.  FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Hong Kong media company Next Digital sees shares surge after founder Jimmy Lai’s arrest

Hong Kong-based media firm Next Digital saw its stock price explode Monday after authorities arrested its dissident founder. Next Digital’s shares surged as much as 344 percent as investors showed solidarity with Jimmy Lai, the pro-democracy mogul who was cuffed … Read more…

Conspiracy-mongering Republican seeking John Lewis seat gets social media boost from Trump

Besides parroting many of President Trump’s talking points, Angela Stanton-King, a Republican congressional candidate, has frequently repeated ideas related to the conspiracy theory QAnon. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE:

‘Freedom Ride’: Hideaway Entertainment, INDE Companies And Brooklyn Media Team With Advocate Benjamin Crump For Civil Rights Pic

The Hideaway Entertainment, INDE Companies and Brooklyn Media is teaming with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump for the upcoming feature Freedom Ride. The film is set to begin production in … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

‘Freedom Ride’: Hideaway Entertainment, INDE Companies And Brooklyn Media Team With Advocate Benjamin Crump For Civil Rights Pic

The Hideaway Entertainment, INDE Companies and Brooklyn Media is teaming with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump for the upcoming feature Freedom Ride. The film is set to begin production in … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Trump Dinged By Social Media For ‘Harmful COVID Misinformation’ | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Operation Warp Speed adviser says media criticism slows coronavirus fight

Critical media reporting about Operation Warp Speed, the federal government’s effort to speed development of drugs, vaccines and other measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic, is distracting people working on the project, its chief adviser says. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Donald Trump Now Okay With Microsoft Buying TikTok After Fake Threat To Ban Social Media App

Source: NurPhoto / Getty Donald Trump is now open to Microsoft purchasing TikTok after initially threatening to ban the social media platform. The orange menace, Donald Trump, is changing his tune when it comes to TikTok. On Friday (Jul.31), Trump … Read more…

Here’s THE TRUTH About Portland’s Violent Riots That The Media Doesn’t Want You To Know

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Black-Owned Magazine ‘Cue the Culture’ Launches to Amplify Black Voices in Social Media

Black-owned digital entertainment company, Quartermain Media LLC, is celebrating the launch of ‘Cue the Culture’ magazine. The publication features stories chronicling the lives of Black social media influencers and social media conversations. ‘Cue the Culture’ seeks to acknowledge Black social … Read more…

Five social media influencers sentenced to jail in Egypt over ‘indecent’ videos

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced five young women to two years in prison each for posting “indecent videos” on the video-sharing app TikTok. Social media influencers Haneen Hossam, Mowada al-Adham and three other women, who weren’t publicly identified, were … Read more…

Must Read: Everlane’s Promise of ‘Radical Transparency’ Unravels, Digital Fashion Shows Flop on Social Media

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. Questioning Everlane’s ‘radical transparency’ Everlane may have built its company on the premise of ‘radical transparency,’ but as complaints about the company culture continue to surface, that premise is starting to … Read more…

How Limbaugh, Hannity and Other Right-Wing Media Stars Are Amplifying Trump’s “Law and Order” Message

Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh and other conservative pundits have seized on the Portland protests as a pro-Trump rallying cry. NYT > U.S. > Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Packed, Maskless Great White Show Reminds Social Media of Band’s Tragic Concert Past

Unsafe concert conditions seem to know no genre boundaries in the mid-pandemic era. Two weekends ago, it was country artists Chase Rice and Chris Janson stirring outrage when they proudly posted videos of themselves playing to packed crowds of fans … Read more…

U.K.’s Espresso Media Takes Festival Darling Indian Doc ‘Shut Up Sona’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Boutique U.K. sales agent Espresso Media International has acquired rights for Deepti Gupta’s feminist documentary “Shut Up Sona,” featuring popular Indian singing star Sona Mohapatra. Produced between 2016 and 2019, the documentary chronicles Mohapatra’s life between sold-out concerts as she … Read more…

Federal media chief Michael Pack installs Trump loyalists to leadership posts, memo says

President Donald Trump’s choice to be the CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media is installing Trump loyalists to key leadership posts. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

‘Siesta Key’ Star Alex Kompothecras Fired By MTV After Racist Social Media Posts

“Siesta Key” star Alex Kompothecras got fired on the night of the show’s premiere — and the network apparently cut him from most of the scenes. via TMZ: The show’s star, Alex was fired ahead of Tuesday’s season premiere … and our … Read more…

Ava DuVernay Calls Out Mainstream Media for ‘Conflating’ Protestors and Looters in Oprah Winfrey Town Hall

Ava DuVernay has called out the mainstream media for “conflating” protestors and looters in covering the mass protests in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota police. Speaking during the first part of Oprah Winfrey’s … Read more…

Mainstream media avoids on-air coverage of Rod Rosenstein hearing after years of pushing Russia collusion

After years of pushing the Russia collusion narrative, all of the major networks avoided on-air coverage of the Senate Judiciary hearing of former Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who testified about his involvement in the controversial investigation into President Trump’s campaign.  … Read more…

Social media reacts to Drew Brees’ comments that kneeling during the national anthem is “disrespecting the flag”

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, Drew Brees reiterated his stance against kneeling during the national anthem in an interview with Yahoo Finance. FOX Sports Digital BEST DEAL OFFER: Start your free trial of NFL Game Pass today to … Read more…

The impact of Covid-19 on social media followers for the industry’s biggest celebs | Telemundo

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Press Foundation Documents At Least 100 Different “Incidents Of Aggressions” Against Media During Weekend Of Protests

The weekend’s images of protests of the death of George Floyd also saw widespread reports of members of the media being attacked, harassed, injured and arrested as they covered everything from peaceful marches to looting and unrest. A spokesperson for … Read more…

Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media After Twitter Fact-checking Controversy

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that takes away legal protections enjoyed by social media platforms. Trump’s move comes a day after he threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to fact-check his “false … Read more…

Op-ed: Why social media CEOs like Zuckerberg and Dorsey secretly like fueling fake news debate

The social media war between President Trump and Twitter over free speech, hate speech and content moderation shows again that tech CEOs prefer to argue over fake news than real regulation. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search … Read more…

Music Industry Calls for Tuesday Blackout as Labels, Managers Show Solidarity With Black Community on Social Media

The collective fury over the death of George Floyd, who was suffocated by a Minnesota police officer kneeling on his neck during an arrest in Minneapolis, has prompted the music industry to take a united stand on Tuesday, June 2. … Read more…

Music Industry Calls for Tuesday Blackout as Labels, Managers Show Solidarity With Black Community on Social Media

The collective fury over the death of George Floyd, who was suffocated by a Minnesota police officer kneeling on his neck during an arrest in Minneapolis, has prompted the music industry to take a united stand on Tuesday, June 2. … Read more…

Silicon Valley is divided over Trump’s executive order to rein in social media

The tech industry reacted like much of America to President Trump’s executive order cracking down on social media companies—with deep division. “Our platforms have empowered a wide range of people and organizations from across the political spectrum, giving them a … Read more…

Trump signs order that could punish social media companies for how they police content, drawing criticism and doubts of legality

President Trump on Thursday is set to sign an executive order that could open the door for federal regulators to punish Facebook, Google and Twitter for the way they police content online. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Trump targets social media companies with executive order after Twitter fact-checks his tweets

The order came two days after Twitter, for the first time, added warning links to two of Trump’s tweets, inviting readers to “get the facts.” US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Mark Zuckerberg Says Social Media Giants Shouldn’t Be In Position To Fact-Check Users

When asked about Twitter’s fact-checking of President Trump, Zuckerberg said Facebook shouldn’t be “the arbiter of truth.” Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Trump Wants To Shut Down Social Media Platforms After Getting Fact Checked

Source: Justin Sullivan / Getty President Trump frequently uses Twitter to express his feelings and disdain for others. But after getting fact checked by Twitter, Trump is looking to shut down social media platforms. On Monday, the President tweeted misinformation … Read more…

Trump Threatens To Shut Social Media Platforms Following Twitter Alerts

President Donald Trump threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to “fact-check” his tweets. “There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent,” Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Disputing the accuracy … Read more…

MEDIA HYPOCRISY: NY Governor Cuomo Gets Royal Treatment while CNN Ignores Covid Death Count

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Jonathan Turley slams media for avoiding Flynn unmasking revelations to fit a ‘narrative’

George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley slammed the media for widely dismissing the recent revelations of the unmasking requests of former national security advisor Michael Flynn.  FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

LisaRaye Claps Back At Turks And Caicos Islanders Who Bashed Her On Social Media

LisaRaye is defending herself after people took her comments about helping to improve Turks and Caicos as the star saying she is the reason the island is successful and well known. Earlier this month, a clip from her “Cocktails With Queens” segment on Claudia Jordan’s … Read more…

Bill Maher: Liberal Media Has Allowed ‘Joe Biden, Sex Monster’ To Overshadow ‘Donald Trump, Lethal Incompetent’

Bill Maher’s final “New Rule” on Friday’s Real Time With Bill Maher was, as usual, a doozie. “The liberal media and liberal party,” said Maher, “is doing…exactly what Republicans want: for us to go down the rabbit hole of ‘Joe … Read more…

Trey Gowdy challenges media: Tell us who ‘unmasked Michael Flynn’s name’ in Russia envoy call transcript

Former House Oversight Committee Chairman and Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy challenged the mainstream media Friday to reveal who in the Obama administration “unmasked” then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn over conversations between Flynn and Russia’s then-ambassador to the U.S. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Senior media figures warn of COVID-19 ‘perfect storm’ hitting newspapers

Senior media figures have warned of the coronavirus “perfect storm” hitting newspapers, saying the drop in circulation and ad revenue could lead to some outlets disappearing completely. Entertainment News – Latest Celebrity & Showbiz News | Sky News ENTERTAINMENT SPECIALS:

Stevie Thee Stallion: Hilarious Video Of Steve Harvey As Megan Thee Stallion Making Its Rounds On Social Media

Source: NBC NewsWire / Getty It is apparent that these quarantined times might be driving a lot of us a little stir crazy while also upping the creativity as we’re all cooped up in the midst of the spring season. … Read more…