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Yep, Sarah Palin Is Getting Her Own Digital Network

Jon Klein and Jeff Gaspin's Tapp will feature the Alaskan pundit

If the WWE can do it, why can't Sarah Palin? The Fox News contributor and not-quite-one-term former governor of Alaska has been tapped for a channel called Rogue TV on…

Turner, CBS Outdoor Tip Off NYC Subway Media Play

High-def screens light up 10 MTA stations

In what’s being billed as the biggest underground digital out-of-home network to date, CBS Outdoor and Turner Broadcasting System have teamed up to bring a little dazzle to the New…

Flipboard Buys Mobile Newsreading App Zite From CNN

Deal involves content and ad partnership

Flipboard announced today it is buying Zite, one of its smaller rivals in an increasingly crowded space of mobile newsreading apps. In addition to the acquisition, the deal includes a…

Piers Morgan Never Really Arrived on CNN and Now He's Leaving

Will Bill Weir replace him 'sometime in March'?

Piers Morgan's 9 p.m. show on CNN is ending, the host told the New York Times' David Carr. Morgan is one of the few remaining high-profile hires from Jonathan Klein's…

Most News Organizations Are Using Security Contractors to Help Keep Their Teams Safe in Sochi

Fears mount over militant activity

With the Winter Olympics underway, the governments of several countries (including the U.S.) have battened down the hatches in case of violence, attracting both sports and political coverage to Sochi.…

Here Are the Twitter Feeds Soledad O’Brien Finds Especially Helpful

Also, the gadget she can’t do without

Specs Who Soledad O'Brien Age 47 Accomplishments Broadcast journalist; CEO of Starfish Media Group; philanthropist; will be hosting two panels at the NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans Feb. 14-16 Base New York What’s the…

Harry Connick Jr. Says Jennifer Lopez Is His Social Media Mentor

The American Idol judge is a Twitter newbie

Specs Who Harry Connick Jr. Age 46 Accomplishments Grammy Award-winning singer and composer; actor; American Idol judge (Season 13 airs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8/7c on Fox) Base Connecticut What’s the first information you consume in…

CNN Twitter Feed Hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army

Brief takeover follows attack on Microsoft

It appears CNN's Twitter feed was briefly hacked this evening by the Syrian Electronic Army, a frequent hijacker of Western news feeds. A series of posts around 6 p.m. Eastern…

CNN Creates Yet Another Films Division

New unit will handle acquisitions, windowing

You could be forgiven for hearing that CNN has a new brand called CNN Films Presents and asking, "Don't they have one of those already?" CNN Films, the shingle launched…

Why Are the Newtown Recordings Different From Everything on Broadcastify?

Networks struggle with controversial tape

NBC was the first to say it out loud: "The families of the victims of the Newtown, Conn. shootings made it public that they did not want the 911 tapes…

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