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Microsoft's Marketing Totally Backfired When CNN Used Its Devices as iPad Stands

Not quite ready for its close-up

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 had a bad election night on CNN when the on-air talent used the device to prop up their iPads. Microsoft was a CNN partner as the…

AMC Gets Big Piece of BBC America for $200 Million

Takes control of U.S. channel

AMC is taking over BBC America, buying a piece of the U.K. broadcasting property for a reported $200 million. The deal gives control to AMC, but BBC Worldwide will retain a…

Fox News' ‘Outnumbered’ Host Harris Faulkner Discusses the Role of Social Media in Journalism

And why politics tends to focus on women

  Photo: Alfred Maskeroni Specs New gig Co-host of Fox News’ Outnumbered and anchor of Fox Report Weekend on Sundays Old gig Anchor of Fox Report Weekend and breaking news anchor for Happening Now Twitter @HarrisFaulkner Age…

Fox’s Maria Bartiromo Follows Everyone From Matt Damon to Matt Drudge on Twitter

She’s a big Google Plus user, too

Specs Who Maria Bartiromo Claim to fame: Global markets editor, Fox Business Network; host of Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business (weekdays at 9 a.m. ET) and Sunday Morning Futures With Maria…

Politico Will Launch a European Site

Partners with Axel Springer for the venture

Confirming months of speculation, Politico announced plans to produce a European edition. The news site is teaming with German media conglomerate Axel Springer in an equal partnership for the venture,…

HuffPost Reveals India Launch Details, Calling It a 'Critical Market' for Growth

Nov. 25 debut won't include protégé Jimmy Soni, Arianna says

It’s official: HuffPost India—a partnership between the Huffington Post Media Group and The Times of India Group—will launch on Nov. 25. With the number of Indian Internet users next year…

Facebook Tests 'Satire' Tag to Help Users Identify Fake News

Should lead to fewer freakouts over The Onion

Facebook wants to make sure its users are not only well-informed but feel smart, too. The social networking giant is experimenting with a “satire” tag for the related articles in a…

John Oliver Quotes the IAB in Blistering Takedown of Native Ads

Proposal for BP-sponsored BuzzFeed post: '11 Sea Creatures Who Deserved to Die'

John Oliver's half-hour comedy news show on HBO has one really amazing regular feature: Rather than a lengthy interview or a musical guest, Oliver goes on a hilarious, impeccably researched…

ABC News' Jeffrey Schneider Returns After Two-Week Suspension

SVP disciplined for shouting at staffer

ABC News svp of communications Jeffrey Schneider has returned to his post after a suspension, according to a post at Radar Online that Schneider confirmed himself. The executive was ordered to…

Univision and Telemundo Are Battling It Out on a Digital Front

Can Comcast’s ownership help tip the scales?

Alicia Menendez is a digital and mobile junkie. The 30-year-old host of Alicia Menendez Tonight, a weeknight talk program about sex, money and power on Univision and ABC’s joint-venture news…

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