NFL returns cash paid for performances
Recently, the National Football League announced plans to return hundreds of thousands of dollars received from the United States military for putting on performances and other considerations at NFL games. According to the report, the NFL will be giving back more than $700,000 of taxpayers’ money paid to various teams for military tributes sponsored by various branches of the service as recruiting tools. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell promised to return the money promptly … on the heels of a massive PR scandal after … READ MORE »
Trump continues to ignore traditional media, banking on the strength of his brand
Throughout his record-breaking Presidential campaign, Donald Trump had a tumultuous relationship with the media. He used all the screen time he could get, but he constantly criticized, berated and slammed the media in general as well as specific networks and reporters in particular.
Wahlberg’s film angers bomber’s widow
When it comes to those affected by the Boston Marathon bombing, after people commiserate with victims and their families, there’s probably not a whole lot of sympathy left for the widow of bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, but attorneys for Katherine Russell say they are looking for fair treatment, not empathy. That, they say, is not what their client is getting from the new film, Patriot’s Day.
GoPro appears to be going nowhere
GoPro continues to freefall. The personal video camera company that made a splash with clever marketing and innovative options is riding the rapids of a long string of bad luck. Now the stock has fallen again, to what CNN calls the lowest level ever. While there was no clear reason – and thus no clear problem – why the stock fell again, this was scant consolation for a company that cannot seem to recapture the magic. How bad is it at GoPro? The company … READ MORE »
Pew says “fake” news is creating real issues online
You can’t throw a rock these days without hitting a headline about “fake” news. It’s all the rage, and it has people from across the political and media spectrum in a rage. On one side you have those who believe “fake” news contributed to Hillary Clinton’s campaign loss. On the other, you have those who believe all the hype about “fake” news is a way to stifle free speech and blackball alternative “news” sources.