David Dinkins recalls election as NYC's first black mayor domenica, 28 Dicembre 2014 - 04:39 AM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - C-Media Twenty-five years ago this Thursday, Dinkins made history as the first African-American to hold the city's top job. 'I always had the confidence that among us, collectively, we could get the job done,' Dinkins, now 87, tells the Daily News.
Classic Hip-Hop Format Rescuing Radio Stations domenica, 28 Dicembre 2014 - 07:14 PM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - Topix Radio While radio stations have seen their audience decrease as tech-savvy consumers flock to satellite radio and streaming audio, broadcasters might have finally found a format that can lure listeners back to FM: Classic hip-hop. Playlists that shine the spotlight back on artists like the Notorious B.I.G., Naughty By Nature and Missy Elliott are currently sweeping the nation, with major broadcasters like Radio One, iHeartMedia and Cumulus Media frantically changing the format of underperforming stations to the sounds of classic hip-hop, the New York Times reports .
'Hobbit' battles 'Unbroken,' 'Into the Woods' to second box office win domenica, 28 Dicembre 2014 - 09:27 PM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - Topix Media The last movie of Peter Jackson's three "Hobbit" films rode to a second consecutive win atop US and Canadian weekend box office charts, selling $41.4 million worth of tickets to triumph over new releases "Unbroken" and "Into the Woods." "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" grabbed another $13.1 million from Christmas day screenings for a combined four-day total through Sunday of $54.5 million and a domestic haul of $168.5 million since its Dec. 17 release, according to estimates from tracking firm Rentrak.
Obama: America 'less racially divided' since he took office in 2009 domenica, 28 Dicembre 2014 - 03:05 PM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - Topix Radio FILE: Dec. 19, 2014: President Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, in Washington, D.C. President Obama says that race relations in the U.S. have improved during his six years in the White House, amid recent racial tensions sparked by the death of two black males during separate police encounters. "I actually think that it's probably in its day-to-day interactions less racially divided," said the president, according to excerpts of an interview with National Public Radio to be aired starting Monday.
AirAsia's brash CEO in spotlight after jet disappears lunedý, 29 Dicembre 2014 - 12:27 PM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - Topix Media His airline empire began, Tony Fernandes likes to say, with the purchase of a bankrupt company for less than a dollar. Now, after years of growth that made him the king of Asian budget travel, the flamboyant Malaysian businessman is facing the horror of the disappearance of an AirAsia jet with 162 people on board.
Obama Happy Talk on Iran: USA Embassy in Tehran Possible lunedý, 29 Dicembre 2014 - 10:54 AM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - Topix Radio President Barack Obama hinted that he might be prepared to establish a new U.S. embassy in Tehran " if we can get a deal on making sure that Iran does not have a nuclear weapon," and the deal led to warmer relations with the Iranian regime. Obama's remarks were published Monday in an interview with National Public Radio host Steve Inskeep.
Wealthy Russians aren't buying U.S. homes anymore lunedý, 29 Dicembre 2014 - 08:38 PM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - Topix Media With the price of oil tanking and the ruble getting pummeled, high-end real estate brokers in Manhattan, Miami and other major cities have been losing some of their best customers. Over the past few years, Russian buyers have been responsible for some of the flashiest purchases in New York, according to Gabby Warshawer, research director for CityRealty, a website specializing in New York City sales.
Vme TV Cultural Programs Take Viewers on a Historical Journey to Spain mercoledý, 31 Dicembre 2014 - 03:00 PM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - 10-Broadcast - Newsroom (2014-12-31) MIAMI, Dec. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — , the only national Spanish-language television network affiliated with public television stations, will broadcast two miniseries that highlight key geographical, political and historical factors that impacted and shaped Spain's culture during two significant periods of time, World War I and the Industrial Revolution. La Salazˇn will air January...
2015 Rose Parade: Odd Fellows and Rebekahs honor Tomb of the Unknown Soldier mercoledý, 31 Dicembre 2014 - 03:47 AM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - C-Media Volunteers work on the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs float " Always Remember" themed after the unknown soldier Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Phoenix Decorating in Pasadena. PASADENA >> Most people in the military protect lives, but Jeff Spangler had a higher honor: He spent three years in the Army guarding the heroic dead.
Sirius Is Seriously Going Higher mercoledý, 31 Dicembre 2014 - 12:54 PM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - Topix Radio In-car infotainment monopoly in North America has a clear runway for growth and additional upside from "Connected Car" services. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States and Canada.
A week of reruns, Christmas saw dip in TV viewing giovedý, 01 Gennaio 2015 - 04:38 AM - 6 Months ago - 8 Letture - top stories - Topix Media As Americans trimmed the tree last week and hung their stockings with care, many viewers turned away from TV screens. During a week of mostly reruns, total prime-time viewership of the Big Four networks dipped by 25 percent from the week before.
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