Media industry

In this 2005 file photo, AP sports editor Terry Taylor smiles. Taylor rose from a writer covering figure skating to become one of the most influential people in sports journalism. Her service was recognized with the 2018 Red Smith Award for outstanding contributions over a lifetime by the Associated Press Sports Editors. (AP Photo, File)
March 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Terry Taylor didn't set out to be a pioneer. What she wanted most was to run a great sports department. Taylor did just that for the better part of a quarter century as sports editor for The Associated Press. A woman in what traditionally was a man's world, she rose from a writer covering figure...
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A Pakistani acid attack victim, center, takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
March 08, 2018 - 7:12 pm
The Latest on International Women's Day: Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon says the Time's Up campaign launched by women in Hollywood to combat sexual harassment raised $20 million in 10 days and has helped 1,500 women with harassment suits against their employers. Witherspoon spoke at an...
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March 08, 2018 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube TV has started carrying the MLB Network as part of a deal that makes the company presenting sponsor of the next two World Series. Major League Baseball announced the agreement Thursday. YouTube TV, an over-the-top service launched last year, also will carry the streaming...
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March 08, 2018 - 3:39 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks gain in Asia after China reports surge in exports BANGKOK (AP) — Share prices rose in Asia on today after China reported its exports surged nearly 45 percent in February from a year earlier. Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1 percent higher and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1...
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March 05, 2018 - 2:31 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Seven media groups won "Grand Slam" honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors' writing and sections contest that was held this week. The Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times, competing in the over-175,000 circulation division, earned top-10 recognition for daily...
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Fireworks explode over the Olympic flame during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 25, 2018 - 10:44 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — He didn't get the hashtag quite right on the first try, so they withheld the free stuffed bear he waited in line a half-hour to earn. "Add play," the agent said. "It should be #CokePlay." On the final night of the Pyeongchang Olympic Games on Sunday evening, this "...
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FILE - This is a Thursday March 23, 2017 file photo of Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd speaks during a vigil in Trafalgar Square, London. The British government Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 is unveiling new technology to remove extremist material from social media. It says that the system uses advanced machine learning to analyze the sound and visual components of videos for "subtle signals." That helps it determine whether the content could be Islamic State propaganda. The tool was revealed Tuesday by Home Secretary Amber Rudd and will be presented to tech companies in Silicon Valley. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth/file)
February 13, 2018 - 11:06 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government is unveiling new technology designed to remove extremist material from social media, amid mounting pressure on companies like Facebook and Twitter to do more to remove such content from their platforms. The software, developed by ASI Data Science with funding...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, pharmaceuticals billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong waves as he arrives in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. The Los Angeles Times is reporting its parent company is in talks to be sold to Soon-Shiong. The Washington Post first reported Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 that the sale was being negotiated by Tronc Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing. The Times then reported that the price was $500 million and would include the San Diego Union-Tribune. Chicago-based Tronc owns 10 U.S. newspapers. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 07, 2018 - 2:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man buying the Los Angeles Times is a 65-year-old physician-entrepreneur described by Forbes Magazine as "America's richest doctor," and one who has said his goal is to cure cancer in his lifetime. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong also is a basketball fanatic who shoots hoops on a...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2017 file photo shows New York Knicks owner James Dolan taking his cell phone from an assistant during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the New Orleans Pelicans at Madison Square Garden in New York. The New York Liberty are remaining under the control of Dolan and Madison Square Garden for now. The WNBA team was put up for sale in November. An MSG executive confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 that Dolan's group has decided to keep the Liberty at this time. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, file)
February 06, 2018 - 8:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty are remaining under the control of New York Knicks owner James Dolan and Madison Square Garden for now. The WNBA team was put up for sale in November. An MSG executive confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that Dolan's group has decided to keep the...
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Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo carrying his daughter is escorted by Myanmar police as he re-enter to the trial after a break Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, outside of Yangon, Myanmar. A lawyer for the two Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, charged with illegally handling government secrets, says a court had denied their request to be released on bail. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
February 01, 2018 - 6:32 am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar court on Thursday denied bail for two Reuters journalists charged with illegally handling government secrets, their lawyer said. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested Dec. 12 after police accused them of violating the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act for...
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