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Media Ethics: Whose Standards?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.23.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Broadcast media are under intense pressure, given tight deadlines, security threats, competition and shrinking budgets. The key challenges are: How do we define media ethics and who sets the standards when the journalism of terror is becoming the new normal?

Rumors: Are Lebanese Media Culprits? Take 2

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.10.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rumors are Lebanon's daily bread with legacy media and citizen journalists accused of fanning the flames amid domestic political unrest, economic uncertainty, and regional upheaval whose sparks are burning Lebanese fingers.

Family Sues DirecTV Because Sex Offenders Shouldn't Be Going Into Customers' Homes

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, Aug 8 (Reuters) - A Dallas family has sued satellite television provider DirecTV after a man making a serv...

This Is One Of Your House's Biggest Energy Hogs

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology

In the middle of the night, when most Americans are sound asleep, their lights and appliances off, a power hog is wide awake and running at nearly ful...

Here Comes Another Massive Media Deal

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2014 | Technology

(Adds new sourcing, background) By Soyoung Kim and Liana B. Baker NEW YORK May 17 (Reuters) - AT&T is close to announci...

AT&T In Talks To Buy DirecTV For $50 Billion

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.12.2014 | Technology

Telecom giant AT&T is in "advanced talks" to buy satellite TV service DirectTV for about $50 billion, according to Bloomberg News, which spoke with pe...

Timothy Stenovec

Why Roku Doesn't Want To Kill Cable | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology

The cable bill is not going away anytime soon. There was a glimmer of hope that subscription services like Hulu Plus, Netflix and Amazon Prime Inst...

Joe Satran

AMC-Dish Dispute Escalates | Joe Satran | Posted 08.07.2012 | Entertainment

The brawl between AMC and Dish Network continues to escalate more than a month after the satellite provider dropped AMC and its subsidiaries WE, IFC a...

DirecTV To Release Germ-Free Hotel Remote

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.20.2011 | Media

Ever feel squeamish about germs left in hotel rooms the guests before you? DirecTV not only shares your pain, but soon will provide a solution. This s...

It's Time for a Sports Fans Coalition

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

$30 billion in public subsidies have gone into stadium funding over the last quarter-century. It has become a substitute for anything resembling an urban policy in the United States.

Mortgage Crisis Causes DISH Network To Fall Off The Roof

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Shelly Palmer

DISH may have a great deal of trouble attracting high end users who are more likely to need broadband service and are less likely be interested in DISH because of the lack of HD programming.