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Invoice Nye to Disney: You owe me $9 million for ‘Science Man’

The famed science fanatic filed go well with in opposition to Disney (DIS) on Thursday, claiming the media big hoodwinked him out of greater than $9 million in earnings from “Invoice Nye the Science Man.” The beloved tv collection initially aired between 1992 and 1997, gaining a loyal following amongst kids whereas profitable a number of broadcasting awards for its enjoyable, science-focused programming. It is nonetheless streamed on companies like

ESPN explains its determination on Robert Lee

Following a social media backlash over ESPN transferring announcer Robert Lee off the College of Virginia’s residence opener soccer sport attributable to “the coincidence of his name,” the sports activities community’s president defined the choice. “There was by no means any concern – by anybody, at any stage — that Robert Lee’s identify would offend anybody watching the Charlottesville sport,” John Skipper, ESPN’s president, mentioned in an inside memo obtained

Networks, newspapers out in full pressure as Hurricane Harvey soaks Texas

Information organizations are planning to cowl Hurricane Harvey not only for the approaching hours or days, however for weeks. The hurricane is predicted to stall over South Texas and elements of Louisiana into the center of subsequent week, which implies it is going to be a long-duration occasion for emergency officers and an ongoing story for journalists within the area. Some nationwide information retailers have trucked in meals and different

James Fallows: America is in “higher form than most different international locations”

“The nation as a complete, basically, is in higher form than most different international locations,” Fallows informed Brian Stelter on this week’s Dependable Sources podcast. Fallows, a nationwide correspondent for The Atlantic, is aware of from first-hand expertise. He has spent the previous 4 years piloting his propeller airplane along with his spouse and touring to greater than two dozen cities in the USA. They’re now engaged on a e-book

Sarah Palin’s lawsuit in opposition to New York Occasions caps robust 12 months in courtroom for media firms

This week marked one 12 months since Gawker shut down, a milestone that simply occurred to coincide with one other authorized risk posed to a New York media large. Whereas Gawker’s followers and former workers members mourned its demise, Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit in opposition to the New York Occasions continued to unfold in a Manhattan federal courtroom. In a short filed on Monday, attorneys for the previous vice presidential

Invoice Nye to Disney: You owe me $9 million for ‘Science Man’

The famed science fanatic filed go well with in opposition to Disney (DIS) on Thursday, claiming the media large hoodwinked him out of greater than $9 million in earnings from “Invoice Nye the Science Man.” The beloved tv sequence initially aired between 1992 and 1997, gaining a loyal following amongst youngsters whereas profitable a number of broadcasting awards for its enjoyable, science-focused programming. It is nonetheless streamed on providers like

Robert Lee: ESPN beneath hearth for taking announcer off UVA recreation

On Tuesday night time, the community confirmed that its administration moved an Asian-American announcer, Robert Lee, off the College of Virginia’s house opener soccer recreation “merely due to the coincidence of his identify.” Earlier Tuesday, a supply had advised CNN that Lee was abruptly switched to the Youngstown versus Pitt recreation. He had lately been promoted by ESPN, so the swap was a delicate matter. Information of the choice follows

WSJ staffers sad with cautious therapy of President Trump

The Wall Road Journal’s cautious therapy of President Trump has created inside strife on the storied paper and raised questions on its editor-in-chief, Gerard Baker, a number of Journal sources have informed CNNMoney. Baker’s newest demonstration — a collection of late-night emails urging editors to melt the paper’s protection of Trump’s Phoenix speech, even to the purpose of eradicating context — left some Journal staffers annoyed and discouraged, these sources

ESPN explains its determination on Robert Lee

Following a social media backlash over ESPN shifting announcer Robert Lee off the College of Virginia’s house opener soccer sport on account of “the coincidence of his name,” the sports activities community’s president defined the choice. “There was by no means any concern – by anybody, at any degree — that Robert Lee’s identify would offend anybody watching the Charlottesville sport,” John Skipper, ESPN’s president, mentioned in an inside memo

The Arizona Republic entrance web page performed Trump rally with a special strategy

Many newspaper entrance pages on Wednesday featured a photograph of President Trump with headlines that talked about him by identify. They touched on themes from his blustery speech at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. The Arizona Republic took a special strategy. In massive black letters that eclipsed the font dimension of the masthead learn the phrases “Violence Erupts.” Under the headline, a photograph of a protester kneeling in entrance of