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mlive.com - Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com - Flint Firebirds radio broadcaster takes new position with CCHA
Flint Firebirds radio broadcaster takes new position with CCHA
mlive

FLINT – Dominic Hennig's ultimate goal is still to reach the National Hockey League. He's just taking a different path than originally planned. Hennig, who has spent the past six seasons as the Flint Firebirds director of broadcasting and…

aljazeera.com - Saudi Arabia allows broadcast by Qatar-based beIN Sports TV
Saudi Arabia allows broadcast by Qatar-based beIN Sports TV
Al Jazeera

Saudi Arabian authorities lifted a three-year ban on Qatar-based TV broadcaster beIN Sports in the latest step towards full reconciliation between the two Gulf nations. It was unclear if the ban was officially lifted but several cafes and…

bloomberg.com - Greg Stohr - Supreme Court Hints at Openness to Easing Media-Ownership Limits
Supreme Court Hints at Openness to Easing Media-Ownership Limits
Bloomberg

The Supreme Court appeared inclined to let the Federal Communications Commission ease limits on the ownership of local media outlets, giving the broadcast industry and President Donald Trump's administration a mostly favorable reception in a…

campusreform.org - University names journalism award after disgraced CBS broadcaster Dan Rather
University names journalism award after disgraced CBS broadcaster Dan Rather
Campus Reform

Could not load trending articles Haley Worth | Minnesota Campus Correspondent Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:47 PM University of Texas-Austin's Moody College of Communication announced new medals for student journalists, named after disgraced…

dailymail.co.uk - Adam Shergold - Chinese broadcaster PPLive 'is suing the Premier League for £85m
Chinese broadcaster PPLive 'is suing the Premier League for £85m
Mail Online

Premier League is reportedly facing a claim of £85m from Chinese broadcaster PPLive Sports say the terms of their deal to show live games changed last year Covid-19 shutdown saw the Premier League suspended from March until June When it…

nytimes.com - Sapna Maheshwari - Retailers drop MyPillow amid fallout from comments by its pro-Trump founder.
Retailers drop MyPillow amid fallout from comments by its pro-Trump founder.
The New York Times

|Retailers drop MyPillow amid fallout from comments by its pro-Trump founder. Continue reading the main story Yellen Pushes for Big Stimulus at Senate Hearing: Live Updates Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl's said they were dropping products from MyPillow…

npr.org - Make NPR Your Inauguration Day Headquarters
Make NPR Your Inauguration Day Headquarters
NPR.org

Tuesday, January 19, 2021; Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, Jan. 20, NPR will offer special coverage of all the events surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, including the oaths…

the-sun.com - Martin Lipton - PL clubs hit with £86m legal threat after dumping Chinese broadcaster PPTV
PL clubs hit with £86m legal threat after dumping Chinese broadcaster PPTV
The US Sun

PREMIER LEAGUE clubs have been hit with an £86million legal threat as they meet for the first time in five weeks today. The 20 clubs voted to dump Chinese broadcaster PPTV in October after the company reneged on the first £160m payment…

mediabrief.com - The News Desk - Nutrify India to launch Nutrify Today, an International broadcast channel
Nutrify India to launch Nutrify Today, an International broadcast channel
MediaBrief

Nutrify India is committed towards its progressing contributions in the nutraceutical industry in line with its objective of empowering responsible nutrition business. On 5 February, 2021 Nutrify India is gearing up for launching an international…

newtimes.co.rw - FEATURED: Canal Plus Rwanda to broadcast CHAN, unveils new ambitions
FEATURED: Canal Plus Rwanda to broadcast CHAN, unveils new ambitions
The New Times | Rwanda

Canal Plus Rwanda has announced it will broadcast the CHAN 2020 tournament at an affordable price of Rwf5,000. The development was announced by Sophie Tchatchoua, the Managing Director of Canal Plus Rwanda during an interview with The New Times on…

theguardian.com - Rebecca Ratcliffe - Amal Clooney decries 'legal charade' after journalist Maria Ressa charged again with libel
Amal Clooney decries 'legal charade' after journalist Maria Ressa charged again with libel
The Guardian

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has accused the Philippine government of an “increasingly transparent campaign” to silence Maria Ressa after the journalist was charged with cyber libel for the third time. Ressa, one of the…

techcrunch.com - Rita Liao - TikTok's Chinese version Douyin launches an e-wallet
TikTok's Chinese version Douyin launches an e-wallet
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Costfoto / Barcroft Media / Getty Images Tencent's WeChat Pay and Alibaba's affiliate Alipay have long dominated digital payments in China, but they have always faced new challengers. The latest entrant in online payments is Douyin…

arstechnica.com - Eric Berger - With latest Starlink launch, SpaceX to set record for rapid reuse
With latest Starlink launch, SpaceX to set record for rapid reuse
Ars Technica

SpaceX is continuing to make strides as it pushes the boundaries of reusing the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket. On Wednesday morning, the company plans to launch its next batch of 60 Starlink satellites, reusing booster No. 1051. This will in…

archyde.com - Quebecor wants Radio-Canada to stop broadcasting advertising
Quebecor wants Radio-Canada to stop broadcasting advertising
archyde

Quebecor wants Radio-Canada to stop broadcasting advertising and offer all of its content for free on its digital platforms. “It is high time that the CBC revalorized a culture of public service and relieved any commercial performance…

wsj.com - Brent Kendall - High Court Weighs FCC Rollback of Restrictions on Media Ownership
High Court Weighs FCC Rollback of Restrictions on Media Ownership
Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court on Tuesday stepped into the middle of a long-running battle over federal limits on media ownership in local markets, weighing whether a recent regulatory rollback sufficiently addressed concerns about racial and…

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