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  • Ronan Farrow crushed in ratings by 'Golden Girls' reruns; Twitter appropriately mocks

    Poor Ronan Farrow. Born to celebrity parents, a Rhodes scholar, college graduate at age 15, Cronkite Award winner, degrees from Yale and Oxford, more than 245,000 Twitter followers -- yet none of this prepared him to host a TV show.

  • Turkish court backs Twitter but site still blocked

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a second ruling against Turkey's ban on Twitter, a Turkish court has overturned an order for the social media network to remove an account that accuses a former minister of corruption, reports said Saturday. Turkey last week suspended access to Twitter, which has been...

  • Colbert caught in Twitter rage

    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...

  • Ebony magazine apologizes to black conservatives

    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.

  • RNC wants apology for racist comments from Ebony editor

    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,...

  • Editor for Ebony insults black conservatives on Twitter

    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.

  • Turkey: Twitter allows 'character assassination'

    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.

  • White House urges Turkey to lift Twitter ban

    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...

  • Congressional leaders sanctioned by Vladimir Putin celebrate on Twitter

    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.,...

  • Ellen DeGeneres apologizes for breaking Obama's Twitter record

    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...

  • White House communications director announces she has rejoined Twitter

    Jennifer Palmieri, President Obama’s communications director, just joined Twitter as an official White House employee. She's tweeted twice, so far.

  • On the media buffet, people still seek meaty news

    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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