Media industry

In this Nov. 3, 2013, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, talks with local villagers and cadres at Shibadong village in Paibi Township of Huayuan County in the Tujia-Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Xiangxi in central China's Hunan Province. At the start of his second five-year term as leader of China’s ruling Communist Party, Xi is at the center of China’s most colorful efforts to build a cult of personality since the death of the founder of the People’s Republic, Mao Zedong, in 1976. (Wang Ye/Xinhua via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 7:49 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The village where he labored as a teen has become a shrine, a tree he planted an icon. State media applaud him endlessly, private businessmen praise his speeches and universities are devoting new departments to his theories. At the start of his second five-year term as leader of...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2015, file photo, CONMEBOL delegate Roger Bello, of Bolivia, left, talks with Boca Juniors goalkeeper Agustin Orion, center, and Alejandro Burzaco, president of Torneos y Competencias, during a Copa Libertadores soccer match between Boca Juniors and River Plate, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Burzaco, the former CEO of a marketing firm based in Argentina, testified Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials accused of taking bribes in a sprawling corruption investigation of FIFA, that Fox was among several media companies paying bribes through sham contracts for the Copa America and other events. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)
November 14, 2017 - 9:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on testimony during a trial of three former South American soccer officials that Fox Sports paid bribes to secure broadcast rights (all times local): ___ 9 p.m. Fox Sports has denied accusations from a former marketing executive that it partnered with his firm to pay...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2014, file photo, Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson speaks during the Mountain West Conference football media day at the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas. At Wyoming, the trade-off the Mountain West is making for television is apparent. The Cowboys drew more fans to Memorial Stadium for afternoon games in September against Gardner-Webb and Texas State than they did for the Mountain West opener against Hawaii, which kicked off at 8:15 p.m. Mountain time. Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson said the conference is crunching numbers to get a better handle how scheduling for TV affects other revenue sources. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
November 14, 2017 - 3:34 am
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — At the University of Wyoming, the trade-off the Mountain West is making for television is apparent. The Cowboys drew more fans to Memorial Stadium for each afternoon game in September against nonconference foes Gardner-Webb and Texas State than they did for the conference...
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In this Oct. 22, 2017, photo, Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler (6) looks to pass, during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Raiders play at Miami on Sunday night, and both teams are reeling. The Raiders have lost five of their past six games, including a 34-14 thumping last Sunday at Buffalo. The Dolphins are coming off a 40-0 loss at Baltimore, their worst defeat in 20 years. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
November 02, 2017 - 4:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Midway through a season remembered for its protests by some players during the national anthem as much as bone-crunching hits, viewership for NFL football games is down 5 percent from last year. The NFL has slowed a decline that was more pronounced in 2016, and the erosion is...
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October 18, 2017 - 3:46 pm
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 17 The New York Times on ending cash-register justice: Toward the end of the Obama administration, the Justice Department called on judges to end the cash-register system of justice that had taken root across the country. In what...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2017, file photo, Kentucky head coach John Calipari argues a call with referee John Higgins in the first half of the South Regional final game against North Carolina in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Memphis, Tenn. Higgins has filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in federal court against a Kentucky media company after he and family members were harassed following an NCAA Tournament game he worked in March. The harassment came after Higgins worked Kentucky’s loss to North Carolina in a regional final. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
October 03, 2017 - 10:23 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A college basketball referee filed a federal lawsuit against a Kentucky media company on Tuesday, accusing it of creating conditions that led to the harassment of him and his family after he worked an NCAA Tournament game between Kentucky and North Carolina in March. In his suit...
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Former U.S. Presidents, from left, Barack Obama, George Bush and Bill Clinton greet spectators on the first tee before the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 28, 2017 - 2:02 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- TRUMP-PUERTO RICO — President Donald Trump waives federal restrictions on foreign shipments of cargo to Puerto Rico and tweets that relief is getting through,...
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September 28, 2017 - 10:28 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EDT. ------------- HIGHLIGHTING: ------------- Among today's coverage...
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Napoli's Jorginho celebrates after scoring during a Champions League playoff round, first leg soccer match between Napoli and Nice at San Paolo stadium in Naples, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (Cesare Abbate/ANSA Via AP)
August 17, 2017 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Turner Sports is the latest TV company to announce a sports streaming service as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences. The service, expected next year in the U.S., has signed up European soccer with the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. Higher-...
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August 17, 2017 - 7:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Turner Sports is the latest TV company to announce a sports streaming service as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences. The service, expected next year in the U.S., has signed up European soccer with the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. Higher-...
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