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Apple Product Introduction Strategy: Underpromise and Overdeliver

Ira Kalb | Posted 03.11.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

Stock reaction was lukewarm after the announcement of the Apple Watch, with the stock closing up at just 49¢. The day after, it was down $2.63. Is it time for Tim Cook and Apple lovers to panic? Hardly.

What's Missing From the BBC's 'Future of News' Report?

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

These three points does not mean the BBC's "Future of News" report is not good or not worth reading. It is good and it is worth reading for everyone interested in the future of news. I'd just suggest reading it with these issues in mind.

How Terrorism Won

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 03.11.2015 | Media
Ali A. Rizvi

Religion isn't a person. It is a set of ideas in a book. It doesn't have rights. It doesn't have emotions. It doesn't have a family or children. Those cartoonists were living, breathing human beings. They had rights, emotions, and families. Which of these deserves your respect?

(VIDEO) Wall Street Journal & BBC News Using TouchCast Interactive Video

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.06.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

TouchCast, the interactive video platform co-founded by former TechCrunch editor Erick Schonfeld, has been gaining traction in use by the BBC. Now it ...

News Organizations Worldwide Condemn Attack On BBC News Team

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.19.2014 | Media

News organizations around the world came out on Thursday to express outrage over the recent attack on a BBC News team and to demand that a detailed in...

BBC News Team Attacked In Russia

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.18.2014 | Media

A BBC News crew was aggressively attacked in Astrakhan, Russia while reporting on the mysterious case of a killed Russian soldier, the organization sa...

BBC Confronts Gender Problem

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media

The BBC Trust's annual report draws out a clear proposal to "improve the representation of women on air." The report, which outlines the news organ...

LOOK: BBC News' Unfortunate Mistake

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media

Someone is in trouble today at BBC News after two faulty push notifications were sent out through the mobile app. |@BBCNews had a small problem wit...

BBC News Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media

The BBC will reportedly cut as many as 600 jobs in its news and radio divisions over the next two years. The corporation plans to announce between ...

BBC News Crew Detained In Egypt

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.27.2014 | Media

Three members of the BBC News team were temporarily detained on Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt, amidst the country's presidential election. BBC News corre...

BBC News Gives Its Staffers The Best Advice Ever

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.23.2014 | Media

BBC News bosses gave some straightforward advice to staffers when it comes to posting on social media. "Don't do anything stupid," BBC's Mary Hocka...

Human Ingenuity Is Part of Rwanda's Awakening

Tom Carver | Posted 06.06.2014 | Impact
Tom Carver

After the genocide was over, I did not return to Rwanda for 18 years, but I have always kept an eye on what was happening from afar. Once you have been part of a seismic event in a country's history, you always feel connected.

NYT CEO In Trouble Again

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.18.2013 | Media

Former BBC director general and current New York Times chief executive Mark Thompson has been called on by members of the British parliament to answer...

WATCH: Rare Report From Inside A Boko Haram Stronghold

BBC News | Posted 03.13.2013 | World

Since 2009, northern Nigeria has been gripped by a bloody insurgency as militant group Boko Haram continues its quest to overthrow the government and ...

Al Jazeera English: Too Uncomfortable For U.S. Audiences

Geri Spieler | Posted 03.11.2013 | Media
Geri Spieler

Are we uncomfortable with news that has not been sanitized by our own American-based networks? Is that the reason there is so much pushback to Al Jazeera English on U.S. network TV?

Consider the Source

David Westin | Posted 03.06.2013 | Media
David Westin

The sale of cable news network Current TV to Al Jazeera has raised more than a few eyebrows. But whatever comes of it all, the creation of this alternative to CNN and Fox News and MSNBC shows just how much has changed in the news media since Peter Jennings left us just seven years ago.

Why 2013 May Be The Best Year To Get Married

Posted 01.02.2013 | Weddings

For the superstitious among us, getting married in 2013 would be as unlucky as letting the groom see the bride before the wedding. But couples who are...

Resigned BBC Chief To Receive Major Payout

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Few seem to be enjoying the management meltdown at the venerable BBC more than Rupert Murdoch, the News Corp. chief whose rival Britis...

Another Crisis Hits BBC | Posted 01.09.2013 | Media

The BBC is mired in a fresh crisis after the key witness in a Newsnight report alleging that senior Tory Lord McAlpine was a paedophile admitted that ...

(Video) BBC Expanding Web Video News Operations in London and Washington

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - Demand from advertisers to run pre-roll ads on BBC News online video far outpaces editorial inventory by a four-to-one ratio, says Andrew...

BBC Warns Of 'Unprecedented Threat' To Independent News

BBC | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

The BBC has today warned of an 'unprecedented global threat to impartial and independent news' and called on relevant authorities worldwide to protect...

(Video) Livestation Bringing BBC, Sky News, Euronews to the U.S. in Subscription Package

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.15.2012 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - Livestation has signed aggreement with the BBC, Sky News and Euronews to bring this bundle of news channels to digital consumers in the U.S...

WATCH: Prince Charles Dazzles As A Weather Man

Posted 05.10.2012 | Media

Prince Charles is a man of many talents. Who knew that included reporting the weather?! During a visit to the BBC Scotland studios in Glasgow, the ...

Who Is The "Fred Astaire" Of Painting?

Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

Titian was exalted for his mastery of color and the luminosity of his works. His flesh glowed, his figures danced. The 16th century Venetian master fo...

BBC Accuses Iran Of Intimidating Its Persian Staff

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 04.04.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The head of the BBC on Friday accused Iran of intimidating staff members of its Persian service through slander, snooping and the arre...