Tag Archives: Media

Blake Griffin Trade Rumors: LA Clippers Address Media About Griffin Before NBA Trade Deadline

Blake Griffin trade rumors may be at an end for the LA Clippers. Addressing the Blake Griffin trade rumors on Tuesday, February 16, Clippers coach Doc Rivers gave the media a very succinct statement. A report from CBS Sports states that Rivers said, “We’re not trading Blake.” That’s about as specific as a general manager can get about his attentions ...

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Here's What Happens When You Post a Gun on Social Media and You're Not Jeb

Earlier today, after a campaign stop at the FN America manufacturing plant in Columbia, South Carolina, Jeb Bush tweeted a photograph (caption: “America.”) of a .45-caliber handgun engraved with his name. As it happens, FN America is a subsidiary of the Belgian company FN Herstal, which, the Washington Post points out, was requisitioned by the Nazis in its previous incarnation ...

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Cam Newton Press Conference: Is Media Racist? Peyton Manning Was Worse After 2010 Loss, Columnist Says

Cam Newton, the 26-year-old Carolina Panthers quarterback, seemed to make as many headlines with his petulant post-game press conference after Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 loss to the Denver Broncos as he did with his performance in the game itself. Newton gave one answer of any length in his two-plus minutes at the podium, stuck to monosyllables and short, two-and-three-word snippets ...

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Vice Social Media Editor Appears To Get Cozy With Martin Shkreli

A little after 1 a.m. this past Saturday morning, Martin Shkreli did what he does more or less all the time now: he turned on his computer and began livestreaming on YouTube to his small but feverish fanbase. Normally Shkreli might strum his guitar or engage in inane conversations with his viewers, but this time, at least at first, something ...

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Olivia Munn rips media for blaming her for Packers' slump

“Newsroom” actress Olivia Munn is taking reporters to J-School. The movie star girlfriend of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers slammed media outlets for picking up on a theme from the comments section of a sports story — never a good jumping off point — on the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s website. The commenter surmised that Munn was to blame for the Packers’ three-game ...

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Up To 90 Percent Of Adverse Reactions Unreported, Pharma Companies Search Social Media To Make Drugs Safer

Some reports show that up to nine out of 10 adverse reactions from drugs go unreported. In an effort to find those possible adverse drug reactions in medications, pharmaceutical companies are reportedly searching social media for a better chance at learning of potential adverse drug reactions. There are many potential adverse drug reactions that patients might not think of to ...

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Hillary Clinton Needs to Stop Avoiding the Media

More disclosure on those emails, please. It’s not difficult to understand why Hillary Clinton is wary of the press and of excruciatingly heavy scrutiny. There she was, in 1992, a smart, confident, capable woman whose husband was running for president. The couple’s sales pitch was that by voting for one, you’d get both: two Ivy League-educated attorneys with experience in ...

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Watch the strangest DeMarcus Cousins media scrum you’ll ever see

Amid some drama in the Kings franchise, Boogie turns the tables on the media. DeMarcus Cousins hit a buzzer-beating game-winner to lift the Kings to a rare win on Sunday. You think that’d put him in a jovial mood for the post-game media scrum, right? Wrong. Uh … I don’t even know if he’s mad? The context here is that ...

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Robert Mugabe falls, attempts media coverup, becomes meme

Aileen GraefHARARE, Zimbabwe, Feb. 5 (UPI) — Longtime leader of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe fell at a public event, tried to deny it and got memed on the internet for his failed coverup. Top News – UPI.com

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Canada’s Postmedia buys Sun Media newspapers

By ROB GILLIES, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Canadian newspaper publisher Postmedia Network Canada Corp. is announcing a deal to buy 175 newspapers and publications in a major consolidation of print media in Canada. It is paying 316 million Canadian dollars ($ 283 million) to Quebecor Media Inc. for Sun Media Corp.’s English-language operations. That includes the Sun chain of ...

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