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  • 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.

  • Erdogan says Twitter shutdown order came from him

    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....

  • Turkish attempt to ban Twitter appears to backfire

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's attempt to block access to Twitter appeared to backfire on Friday with many tech-savvy users circumventing the ban and suspicions growing that the prime minister was using court orders to suppress corruption allegations against him and his government. Turkey's...

  • 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...

  • Salman Rushdie, Twitter CEO to receive PEN awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — One writes novels and likes to tweet. The other is Twitter's CEO. Both men, Salman Rushdie and Dick Costolo, will be honored May 5 in New York at the annual gala of the PEN American Center. The literary organization told The Associated Press on Thursday that Rushdie will...

  • 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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