Greek phone hacking scandal: the key role of the investigative media

Greek phone hacking scandal: the key role of the investigative media

Investigative journalism emerged as a powerful force during the phone-hacking scandal in Greece, shaking a government trying to “control” the media landscape, experts say. The long-rumbling “Predatorgate” scandal reignited in late July when Nikos Androulakis, leader of the opposition Socialists, told journalists that Predator spyware was attempting to spy on his cell phone after he … Read more

Google’s RCS print campaign aimed at Apple hits the media center of the world

Google’s RCS print campaign aimed at Apple hits the media center of the world

Last week we informed you that Google has published a website advocate that Apple begin supporting Rich Communication Service (RCS) on the iPhone. RCS is the successor to SMS and MMS on Android, allowing users to compose and send longer messages, send longer and better-looking video clips, provide read receipts and typing indicators, provide end-to-end … Read more

Here’s how your college football TV routine may change with the Big Ten’s reported media deal

Here’s how your college football TV routine may change with the Big Ten’s reported media deal

It looks like the Big Ten are about to finalize their new media rights deal. And according to Sports Business Journal, ESPN will not be a part of it. SBJ reported Tuesday morning that ESPN has pulled out of the negotiations. Excluding ESPN’s involvement, the Big Ten’s deal is expected to include three companies: Fox, … Read more

Big Ten Reportedly Sign Media Rights Deal With Fox Sports, CBS, NBC | News, Results, Highlights, Stats and Rumours

Big Ten Reportedly Sign Media Rights Deal With Fox Sports, CBS, NBC |  News, Results, Highlights, Stats and Rumours

Michael Hickey/Getty Images According to John Ourand of Sports Business Journal and Action Network, the Big Ten is working towards a media rights agreement with Fox Sports, CBS and NBC Brett McMurphy. The reports indicated that this would end a 40-year partnership between the Big Ten and ESPN. “When ESPN deviates from the Big Ten, … Read more

Media rights of the Big Ten: What we know as negotiations are entering the final phase

Media rights of the Big Ten: What we know as negotiations are entering the final phase

The Big Ten is poised to put on a stunning performance when they finalize their media rights negotiations sometime in the coming days. Barring a last-minute surprise, ESPN is unlikely to land any of the Big Ten packages, a source with direct knowledge of the negotiations confirmed the athlete. In addition to Fox, which secured … Read more

Big Ten Reportedly Sign Media Rights Deal With Fox Sports, CBS, NBC | News, Results, Highlights, Stats and Rumours

Big Ten Reportedly Sign Media Rights Deal With Fox Sports, CBS, NBC |  News, Results, Highlights, Stats and Rumours

Michael Hickey/Getty Images According to John Ourand of Sports Business Journal and Action Network, the Big Ten is working towards a media rights agreement with Fox Sports, CBS and NBC Brett McMurphy. The reports indicated that this would end a 40-year partnership between the Big Ten and ESPN. “When ESPN deviates from the Big Ten, … Read more

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button to launch the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration taken in Warsaw, Poland April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | OnlyPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big money issue plaguing Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has splurged on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies like The Gray Man and … Read more

Alex Jones in court: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay Sandy Hook’s parents $45.2 million in punitive damages

Alex Jones in court: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay Sandy Hook’s parents .2 million in punitive damages

Plaintiffs Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis were awarded both compensatory and punitive damages totaling nearly $50 million. Of the $49.3 million total, the $45.2 million in punitive damages may be reduced under Texas law. The jury began deliberating around 12:30 pm CT Friday after Judge Maya Guerra Gamble reminded them that Jones had already been … Read more

Alex Jones awarded two of Sandy Hook’s parents $4 million in damages, the jury finds

Alex Jones awarded two of Sandy Hook’s parents  million in damages, the jury finds

The jury award was far less than what plaintiffs, Scarlett Lewis and Neil Heslin, had asked for. At the beginning of the trial, attorneys for Lewis and Heslin asked the jury to award their clients $150 million in damages. A separate, shorter trial is now awaited, in which punitive damages will be discussed. Punitive damages … Read more

Alex Jones: Sandy Hook family attorney exposes conspiracy theorist’s dishonesty during brutal cross-examination

Alex Jones: Sandy Hook family attorney exposes conspiracy theorist’s dishonesty during brutal cross-examination

The jury hearing the case will determine how much Jones must pay parents Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, who obtained a default judgment against him earlier this year. An attorney representing Heslin and Lewis has asked the jury to award $150 million in damages. Jones, who was the only defense witness at the trial, was … Read more