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  • The 30 Most Important Twitter Influencers in Business for 2020

    Business has been transformed by social media. In fact, it’s safe to say that thanks to social media, all business is marketing to some degree. Today’s business leaders (i.e., top business influencers) have many platforms from which to speak or to author significant narratives that speak to the importance of social media influencers in business. […]

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    Top 10 Absurdly Outrageous Lawsuits

    Some lawsuits are serious cases that have substantial and wide-reaching implications. Some are frivolous. And then some others are just so absurd that we have to wonder how these cases even made it before a judge. In this Top 10 ranking, we will be taking a look at some of the most absurd, baseless and […]

  • PBS Kids channel with on-demand service

    PBS to debut 24/7 kids channel and web stream

    PBS is prepping for a 24/7 children’s television channel and web stream. The channel, part of the company’s existing PBS Kids franchise, has not been named at this time. It is expected to include daytime programming and an on-demand streaming service. The idea behind the service is to provide a live feed of shows that […]

  • The Boston Globe

    Boston Globe reporters to personally deliver papers on Sunday

    The person delivering your Sunday edition of the Boston Globe might very well be the person who wrote one of the very same paper’s news stories. Over the last week the Boston Globe has been hit with major delivery problems which have apparently angered the paper’s journalists. Writers and editors at the paper are now […]

  • Disney ESPN Subscribers

    Disney Shares Down On Bad News For ESPN

    Shares of The Walt Disney Company were down in early Friday trading after its ESPN unit announced millions of subscriber losses. As of October 3, ESPN had three million fewer subscribers than a year prior, down to 92 million. While that’s still a hefty number, the drop is part of a longer term trend of […]

  • Jack Ma and Alibaba

    Alibaba’s Jack Ma In Talks To Buy Newspaper

    Alibaba founder and CEO Jack Ma is reportedly in talks to purchase the South China Morning Post, an English speaking newspaper. Bloomberg reported the talks Monday, citing two people familiar with the matter. Newspaper acquisitions are becoming a popular topic among internet tycoons these days. Jeff Bezo’s purchased the Washington Post for $250 million, while Facebook […]

  • Mockingjay Part 2 Box Office

    Final ‘Hunger Games’ Movie Has Worst Opening In Franchise History

    ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2,’ the final film in the “The Hunger Games” series, earned $101 million in the U.S., marking the lowest weekend box office opening in the franchises run. While the box office take for the movie was still the fifth highest opening of the year, it was the lowest for […]

  • Netflix Epix Deal

    Netflix Ends Epix Deal, Says Goodbye To Hunger Games And Transformers

    Netflix will not be renewing its streaming deal with cable network Epix when it expires next month. So if you’ve been waiting to watch Transformers: Age of Extinction, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and World War Z, you’re on the clock. Epix, a premium channel and joint venture of studios MGM, Lionsgate, and Paramount Pictures, will be […]