5 comedy alternatives to 'The Interview' sabato, 20 Dicembre 2014 - 03:21 PM - 2 Months, 1 ago - 5 Letture - top stories - Topix Media This 1988 publicity file photo provided by Paramount Pictures shows actor Leslie Nielsen, left, with actress Priscilla Presley in the film, "The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!" This photo provided by Paramount Pictures shows, from left, Joe, Gary, Chris, Lisa and Sarah in a Scott Rudin/Matt Stone production of a Trey Parker film, "Team America: World Police," from Paramount Pictures. Queen Elizabeth II , Saddam Hussein and Pope Pius XIII have also been the targets of wacky assassination attempts on film.
Russia sees harsh crackdown on independent media domenica, 21 Dicembre 2014 - 12:07 PM - 2 Months, 1 ago - 5 Letture - top stories - Topix Media In this photo taken on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, A camera assistant adjusts a microphone on Dozhd Channel's s anchorman Lev Parkhomenko, center, in their studio-apartment in Moscow, Russia .Russia's only independen... . In this photo taken on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, Dozhd Channel's s anchorman Pavel Lobkov speaks to the Associated Press in their studio-apartment in Moscow, Russia.
Good news from Tom Brokaw: His cancer is in remission domenica, 21 Dicembre 2014 - 03:17 PM - 2 Months, 1 ago - 5 Letture - top stories - Topix Media Sharing with colleagues what he called "very encouraging news," Brokaw's internal memo noted that a year ago his future was "more uncertain than I cared to acknowledge." Last February, he revealed that six months earlier he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the blood marrow, and was undergoing treatment.
In latest TV spat, Fox News blocked from Dish Network domenica, 21 Dicembre 2014 - 03:17 PM - 2 Months, 1 ago - 5 Letture - top stories - Topix Media Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network on Sunday when the channels were taken down as part of contract negotiations. The Fox blackout is just the latest skirmish as cable and satellite TV providers fight with networks over subscription fees.
Advertising Law - December 2014 #3 venerd́, 19 Dicembre 2014 - 04:42 PM - 2 Months, 1 ago - 5 Letture - top stories - Topix Radio The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a rule change that would allow broadcast stations to disclose on the Internet the material terms for contests that they sponsor. As currently written, Section 73.1216 requires that a "licensee that broadcasts or advertises information about a contest it conducts, shall fully and accurately disclose the material terms of the contest, and shall conduct the contest substantially as announced or advertised.
China condemns cyberattacks, but does not mention North Korea luned́, 22 Dicembre 2014 - 03:46 AM - 2 Months, 1 ago - 5 Letture - top stories - Topix Media BEIJING/WASHINGTON - China has said it opposes all forms of cyberattacks, but it stopped short of directly condemning the hacking of Sony Pictures, or of responding to U.S. calls for action against North Korea, blamed by Washington for the assault. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi "reaffirmed China's relevant position, emphasising China opposes all forms of cyberattacks and cyber terrorism" in a conversation with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday, the foreign ministry in Beijing said in a statement.
Frosty 2 ushers in a cool holiday season sabato, 20 Dicembre 2014 - 03:06 AM - 2 Months, 1 ago - 5 Letture - top stories - Topix Radio Carl Grubbs and his brother the late Earl Grubbs wrote, "In My Youth". The piece was brilliantly and soulfully rewritten and arranged by Carl especially for this 2014 Frosty 2 jazz event.
26/11 Mumbai terror attacks could have been averted: Report luned́, 22 Dicembre 2014 - 08:05 AM - 2 Months, 1 ago - 5 Letture - top stories - Topix Media New York: The 26/11 Mumbai attacks happened as a result of one of the "most devastating near-misses in the history of spycraft" in which the US, British and Indian spy agencies failed to pull together all the strands gathered by their high-tech surveillance to thwart the assault on India's financial capital, according to an investigative report. A detailed report by the New York Times, ProPublica and the PBS series 'Frontline' titled 'In 2008 Mumbai Killings, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle' said "that hidden history of the Mumbai attacks reveals the vulnerability as well as the strengths of computer surveillance and intercepts as a counter-terrorism weapon."