03/28/14 08:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes satire isn't made for Twitter's 140-character world. Comedy Central deleted a message Thursday from its "Colbert Report" Twitter feed showing a still from Wednesday night's show where Stephen Colbert joked about starting a "Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for...
By Ashe Schow | 03/28/14 04:13 PM
Ebony magazine issued an apology Friday to black conservatives -- and Republican National Committee spokesman Raffi Williams specifically -- for comments made by one of the magazine's senior editors, Jamilah Lemieux.
By Ashe Schow | 03/28/14 11:26 AM
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus called on the writers and editors of Ebony magazine to apologize for senior editor Jamilah Lemieux's racist comments Thursday toward RNC spokesman Raffi Williams and black conservatives in general. "Attacking someone for his or her race,...
By Ashe Schow | 03/27/14 11:45 AM
Jamilah Lemieux, senior digital editor for Ebony, began a Twitter war when she joked about having drinking games prepared for reading Dr. Ben Carson and Armstrong Williams’ new magazine for black conservatives.
By Suzan Fraser | 03/24/14 08:04 AM
Turkey's government on Saturday accused Twitter of allowing "systematic character assassinations" a day after social media users easily evaded a government attempt to block access to the network.
03/23/14 02:15 PM
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed that he gave the orders to shut down Twitter in Turkey. At a campaign event in Istanbul Sunday ahead of March 30 municipal elections, Erdogan said he had given the order because Twitter was not obeying Turkey's laws....
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/21/14 03:18 PM
The White House on Friday said they were “deeply concerned” by the Turkish government's move to block access in their country to Twitter and urged them to lift the ban. “The United States is deeply concerned that the Turkish government has blocked its citizens’ access to basic...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/20/14 01:08 PM
U.S. lawmakers celebrated Thursday on Twitter after the Russian government announced sanctions against nine White House officials and members of Congress. "If standing up for #democracy & sovereignty in #Ukraine means I'm #SanctionedByPutin, I'll take it," Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.,...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/20/14 08:30 AM
Ellen DeGeneres interviewed President Obama on Wednesday and reminded him that she beat his Twitter record with her Oscar's "selfie" with a group of celebrities. "I don't know if you know this but I was aiming to break your record of retweets and I apologize for doing it, but I broke your...
By Ashe Schow | 03/19/14 01:51 PM
Jennifer Palmieri, President Obama’s communications director, just joined Twitter as an official White House employee. She's tweeted twice, so far.
By Associated Press | 03/18/14 09:14 AM
Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate what's worth knowing, according to a new study from the Media Insight Project. The...
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