Pining for the early days of Apple’s App Store, when new and updated apps were easier to find

Apple appears to have bought into the idea that apps are no longer the way to go for media companies (probably true), but how this benefits Apple or app developers is a mystery
When TNM launched in 2010, and for the next few years, there …

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Strange chyrons in local news

In this week’s lower case, we have regrettable chyrons! Images courtesy of PeopleofLocalNews.tumblr.com. https://peopleoflocalnews.tumblr.com/post/168571071536/ht-gyrateplus-on-twitter https://peopleoflocalnews.tumblr.com/post/168465133155/holiday-gift-idea-or-smiths-outtake https://peopleoflocalnews.tumblr.com/post/168322682423/late-breaking-pizza https://peopleoflocalnews.tumblr.com/post/167338811867/ive-had-worse https://peopleoflocalnews.tumblr.com/post/168009620393 Want to see more regrettable headlines? Check out the Lower Case archives. Have a news flub you want to share? Snap a photo and email it to editors@cjr.org or tweet it to us @CJR. ICYMI: The bombshell Trump story published last summer that everyone […]

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Fran Unsworth appointed as the BBC’s Director of News and Current Affairs

Unsworth began her journalistic career in 1980 in BBC Local Radio, joining Radio 1’s Newsbeat
LONDON, UK — December 15, 2017 — The BBC is pleased to announce that Fran Unsworth has been appointed as the BBC’s Director of News and Current Affairs following an open …

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Media competitors prematurely claim end of Murdoch’s empire; Time Inc. slow to acknowledge sale of Golf magazine

Morning Brief: Gizmodo and Univision claimed a victory over Hulk Hogan-Gawker lawyer as a bankruptcy judge rules that defamation lawsuit over 2016 Deadspin story should not proceed
The announcements yesterday regarding the Rupert Murdoch empire and The New York Times reveal that the media business …

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