October 9, 2013 |
Now that the summer box-office proceeds have been tallied, with the hits ("Iron Man 3") and misses ("R.I.P.D") identified, social media measurement firm Fizziology has weighed in with the season's social media standouts. Fizziology has generated its summer "Fizz" list, culling tweets, posts and pics to come up with its own Top 10 list -- based on such criteria as "most fangirl buzz" or "biggest comeback. " "We wanted to recognize the movies that did well in social," said Fizziology operations chief Jen Handley.
April 10, 2012 |
Let's start by looking at the picture of Ashley Judd, above, and note that many in the media (and the public) have been speculating of late about how she's losing her looks as she ages. As if. The media (and the public) went into overdrive recently, speculating over one of Judd's recent appearances in which she appeared "puffy faced. " She ruined her face with plastic surgery, or Botox, or something similar, the online world crowed. Now normally, Judd would have ignored all of this.
September 16, 2013
A deadly shooting rampage broke out Monday morning at the headquarters of the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington. Witnesses said the violence began on the fourth floor of the building and that at least one gunman fired down into a nearby atrium. Get the latest updates from social media below, or follow @LATimesNational's Twitter list . Tweets from @latimesnational/navy-yard-updates
February 15, 1998
How lucky we are that our right to a trial by media is enshrined in our Constitution. ELLIOT SEMMELMAN Los Angeles
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 2000
Where are all the conservatives today who screamed that the "liberal media" helped to get Bill Clinton elected in 1992, now that Al Gore is floundering in the polls and George W. Bush seems to be cake-walking into the White House? Can we now assume that the media have become "conservative"? ROLAND E. ZWICK Valencia
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 1993
Shaw's April 1 article questioned why confidence in the media is at such a low ebb. The article perhaps answers that question in the first paragraph. Shaw begins by stating that "by almost any reasonable measure" today's media are more responsible than their predecessors. He then goes on to discuss many ethical measures regarding "how" the media obtain news stories. Never does he mention the most basic "reasonable measure" of media confidence, namely the accuracy of "what" is presented.
December 19, 2007 |
A bitterly divided Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to relax one rule banning corporate ownership of a newspaper and broadcast station in the same city and to tighten another to check the growth of big cable television enterprises. Both votes were 3 to 2, and both new regulations are likely to be challenged in court. FOR THE RECORD: Media ownership: An article in Wednesday's Business section about new Federal Communications Commission rules for owning a newspaper and broadcast station in the same geographic market said waivers granted for 42 existing cross-ownership combinations removed potential hurdles to sales of those properties.