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Elon Musk Blasts 'Holier-Than-Thou' Media And Wants To Launch A Website To Rate Journalists

As a response to criticisms about the Tesla Model 3, Elon Musk ranted on Twitter about the media. He pledged to start a company called Pravda that will track the credibility of journalists.

Internet May 23, 2018

Young Children Now Spend More Than 2 Hours Per Day On Screens

Kids age 8 and below spends more time using the media than six years ago. A new report reveals that 42 percent of children age 8 and below already have their own gadget - compared from 7 percent in 2013 and 1 percent in 2011.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 20, 2017

BuzzFeed Sparks Debate Over Media Ethics After Outing Unverified Trump Report

BuzzFeed published a dossier about Donald Trump alleging the president-elect's connections to the Russian government. The news organization's decision to publish the dossier created a backlash from other journalists and media outlets.

Feature January 12, 2017

Avoid Screen Time For Toddlers: New Guidelines For Children’s Media Use Released By American Academy Of Pediatrics

Exposure to media is potentially damaging for children, especially toddlers. Aside from setting some 'ground rules', the conference of the American Association of Pediatrics did not impose a strict interval for the time spent by children consuming media every day.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 21, 2016

Media And Social Media Sectors Perceived As Least Trustworthy Industries For Privacy In Australia

Australians trust banking and finance, government and energy sectors with their private data, according to a recent survey released by Deloitte.

Business Tech May 10, 2016

Teens And Tweens Spend 9 Hours A Day Consuming Media

Common Sense Media, a family technology education group, reports that teenagers and pre-teenagers are spending six to nine hours each day engaged in media use, such as listening to music or watching videos online. The group believes this trend could have a far-reaching impact on the children, media and technology.

Life November 4, 2015

Donald Trump Is Popular Because He Speaks To Voters Like They’re Fourth-Graders: Study

Donald Trump may not think that you are smarter than a fifth grader. A study showed that Trump gave his presidential candidacy announcement using language that corresponds to fourth-grade level speech.

Internet Culture October 23, 2015

Palette - A Music, Photo And Video Controller For Today's Media Professional

Many people work in a range of different types of media today, needing to be able to edit photos, videos and music. Palette is designed to cater to those needs, offering a hardware controller across all types of media.

Gadgets August 19, 2015

Doctor Who Survived Ebola Infection Says Media And Politicians Over-sensationalized The Incident

Dr. Craig Spencer, who survived Ebola, reveals that media and politicians over-sensationalized the incident. Dr. Spencer believes that his Ebola infection was hyped and did not sound supporting.

Life February 26, 2015

TV Host Wears Same Suit For A Year In Protest Of Sexism

The 'Today' host wore the same knockoff Burberry suit with different shirts and ties for 365 days, in silent protest against the sexism his female colleagues constantly receive.

Internet Culture November 17, 2014

Wearables poised for big growth driven by increasing consumer interest

The world wants to wear its tech, according to two new studies. With the wearable tech sector expected to move 130 million units by 2018, brands and media companies have yet another way to reliably reach consumers.

Wearable Tech October 21, 2014

9 absurd Ebola headlines that prove the media has gone over the edge

Turn on the news, pick up a newspaper, go to a website: Ebola is all you hear about. Here are 9 crazy-but-real headlines that show how insane the media has gone over Ebola.

Internet Culture October 20, 2014

What's expected at Apple's Oct. 16 event: Definitely an OS reveal, maybe refreshed iPads

OS X Yosemite and a refresh of the iPad line seem primed and ready for Apple's Oct. 16 media event. The reveal of refreshed MacBooks remains a stretch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 8, 2014

Which college will get you the best job? LinkedIn re-ranked top schools for 'desirable' jobs

LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, re-ranked the best schools that have high rates of graduates who land a desirable job. The list shows that many Ivy League schools didn't even make the top 10.

Internet Culture October 5, 2014

Using technology to multitask affects the gray matter in our brains, study says

Researchers found that those who multitask between different technology devices changed the gray-matter density of their brains.

Geek September 25, 2014

Jezebel slams Gawker for not addressing rape image complaint

Jezebel, a women’s interest site, has complained that its parent company Gawker is not doing enough to prevent images of rape in the blog’s comment section. Jezebel staff say the “rape GIFs” are upsetting to their readers.

Internet Culture August 12, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 spurring waves of rumors, from processor specs to display possibilities

Apple schedules a media event for September 9. The timing seems about right for an unveiling of the iPhone 6.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 6, 2014

41 percent of UK consumes news online or via mobile apps: Ofcom

More people are turning to their screens than going to the newsstands for news. It’s the moment newspaper pioneers have never imagined, and it has come.

Internet June 26, 2014

Virtual Reality: Is it hype or is it really reality?

The state of virtual reality seems to be gaining some more steam. The media push for the sector has garnered much attention, but is VR here to stay?

Video Games June 16, 2014

Facebook hands over ad control to users but gets more user data in return

Facebook is changing how users control ads. The move gives users the ability to say no more to certain ads they don't want appearing on their pages.

Internet June 12, 2014

Katie Cotton: Leaving 'my heart and soul' Apple was a difficult decision

The person behind Apple's PR rise, Katie Cotton, is retiring. The move leaves a void in the company's media relationship.

Business May 8, 2014

Facebook takes a shot at Twitter by launching Newswire, a real-time breaking news feed

Facebook has launched a real-time breaking news feed. The question is now whether journalists and others will head that direction for news.

Business April 25, 2014

Adobe, thePlatform join forces for Primetime, mpx video management

With the Adobe and thePlatform joint venture, online video streaming sees a major boost.

Apps/Software April 24, 2014

Android leads iOS in Q1 activations: The rumored $100 Google smartphone may kill iPhone

Rumors are abounding that Google is preparing to release a smartphone with a price tag of $100, which could bring the battle over smartphone supremacy to Mountain View.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 21, 2014

Google Trends offers email alerts for newshounds in changing online landscape

Trends are getting easier to track. The Internet search company announced that it had launched a new email service that allows users to have trends send to their inbox on a daily basis.

Internet April 20, 2014

Facebook to curb spammers: Is it fair?

In a move that is receiving widespread support, Facebook is aiming to help curb spam on one's news feed.

Business Tech April 13, 2014

Microsoft pushing professional Skype broadcast service

Microsoft's announcement of Skype TX has made journalists optimistic that it will help to boost video and audio reception for live coverage.

Apps/Software April 8, 2014

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