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  • Stormy Daniels interview most watched 60 minutes show in last decade
    According to the latest Nielsen ratings, porn star Stormy Daniels’ interview with Anderson Cooper raked in some of the highest ratings to date since 2008 for her admission about an alleged affair with U.S. President Donald Trump. It ranks high with Steve Kroft’s interview with President-elect Barack Obama. Currently, CBS’ television news magazine sits at…
  • Twitter revamps its verification process
    Twitter is exploring how it can overhaul the path to the blue check mark. The San Francisco-based social media platform is developing a process to allow users to become verified in order to better distinguish real people from Russian trolls and bots, Adweek reported. It could take a while until everyone gets a check mark.…
  • Apple buys magazine service
    Apple has acquired Texture, the magazine subscription service that has been described as a “Netflix for magazines.” The paid subscription service is a joint venture by publishing giants including Conde Nast, Time Inc., Meredity and Hearst, providing users online access to more than 200 magazines, the New York Post explained. Texture charges $9.99 a month…
  • Trump aide breaks election law
    The United States Office of Special Counsel has released its findings into possible violations of the Hatch Act by Kellyanne Conway, counselor to U.S. President Donald Trump. The OSC found she violated the law on two occasions by going on television and openly campaigning for failed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. The gestures mixes official…
  • How does the Olympics contribute to peace?
    If only for that one moment in time when an athlete captures the hearts and minds of television viewers during the two-plus weeks of the Olympic Games, can we find peace as a world? NBC Sports makes us weep and rejoice during the Games better than any media outlet. Wouldn’t you love to see that…