‘March For Our Lives’ Anti-Gun Rallies Take Over International Stage And Media

Today’s international March For Our Lives rallies are bringing speeches, live music and celebrity activism to more than 800 locations worldwide, spotlighted by massive media coverage that starts early this morning and continues through the evening.
Expect a lot of bombast and little nuance from the speeches during the rallies, which are billed as the young people’s response to the Parkland, Florida school shootings and a cry for further gun restrictions from legislators…

Today’s international March For Our Lives rallies are bringing speeches, live music and celebrity activism to more than 800 locations worldwide, spotlighted by massive media coverage that starts early this morning and continues through the evening. Expect a lot of bombast and little nuance from the speeches during the rallies, which are billed as the young people’s response to the Parkland, Florida school shootings and a cry for further gun restrictions from legislators…

‘March For Our Lives’ DC Rally Joined By Lin-Manuel Miranda And Ben Platt

Media momentum is building for Saturday’s international March For Our Lives rallies, with coverage slated by at least four major media outlets and numerous online sites.
Counting L.A., Washington D.C. and New York City, marches and rallies are being planned in 836 locations worldwide including Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Liverpool and Reykjavik, to name a few, according to the March For Our Lives website.  The event has received financial donations of at least…

Media momentum is building for Saturday’s international March For Our Lives rallies, with coverage slated by at least four major media outlets and numerous online sites. Counting L.A., Washington D.C. and New York City, marches and rallies are being planned in 836 locations worldwide including Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Liverpool and Reykjavik, to name a few, according to the March For Our Lives website.  The event has received financial donations of at least…

Sinclair Lays Out Plans To Divest Stations To Win FCC Approval Of Tribune Acquisition

Sinclair Broadcasting Group laid out its plans to divest television stations in New York, Chicago, San Diego and other markets in an effort to win FCC approval for its planned $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media.
In a filing today with the FCC, Sinclair said it would sell WGN-TV in Chicago, WPIX-TV in New York…

Sinclair Broadcasting Group laid out its plans to divest television stations in New York, Chicago, San Diego and other markets in an effort to win FCC approval for its planned $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media. In a filing today with the FCC, Sinclair said it would sell WGN-TV in Chicago, WPIX-TV in New York…

L.A. Entertainment Employment Soars In New Media And Digital Management

Employment for a jobs category that includes promoters, agents and managers has spurred major employment growth in the Los Angeles entertainment industry, according to a new report.
The Center for a Competitive Workforce issued the report on Friday. It claimed entertainment industry employment grew 19.6% from 2007 to 2016, far outstripping the four percent growth across all industries during the same period.
The Center for a Competitive Workforce is a partnership between…

Employment for a jobs category that includes promoters, agents and managers has spurred major employment growth in the Los Angeles entertainment industry, according to a new report. The Center for a Competitive Workforce issued the report on Friday. It claimed entertainment industry employment grew 19.6% from 2007 to 2016, far outstripping the four percent growth across all industries during the same period. The Center for a Competitive Workforce is a partnership between…

AT&T Chief On Time Warner: “We Remain Very Confident” In Deal Close

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson devoted precious few minutes of the company’s hour-long conference call with analysts to the pending legal battle with the government over the Time Warner acquisition.
He noted the trial date of March 19 and reiterated the company’s upbeat view of its chances. “We remain very confident we will complete this merger,” he said.
With the Time Warner drama put to the side and not explored in any of the analysts’ questions, the call about the company…

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson devoted precious few minutes of the company’s hour-long conference call with analysts to the pending legal battle with the government over the Time Warner acquisition. He noted the trial date of March 19 and reiterated the company’s upbeat view of its chances. “We remain very confident we will complete this merger,” he said. With the Time Warner drama put to the side and not explored in any of the analysts’ questions, the call about the company…

Chelsea Handler: How Trump, Weinstein, #MeToo Changed Gender Politics On Anniversary Of Sundance Women’s March – Guest Column

Last year, Chelsea Handler was literally and figuratively on the front lines of the March on Main that dominated the first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival, as millions of Americans nationwide took to the streets for Women’s Marches protesting Donald Trump‘s accession to the Presidency and in support of a variety of causes. Handler will not be in Park City for tomorrow’s Respect Rally, but the longtime talk-show host, who announced in October she was stepping back…

Last year, Chelsea Handler was literally and figuratively on the front lines of the March on Main that dominated the first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival, as millions of Americans nationwide took to the streets for Women's Marches protesting Donald Trump's accession to the Presidency and in support of a variety of causes. Handler will not be in Park City for tomorrow’s Respect Rally, but the longtime talk-show host, who announced in October she was stepping back…

‘Fire And Fury’ Publisher Calls White House Demands “Flagrantly Unconstitutional”

Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff’s publisher today called any attempt to interfere with publication of the incendiary tell-all “flagrantly unconstitutional.” Backed by his lawyer’s unqualified rebuff of the White House demand that Henry Holt and Company terminate publication of the book, which has been flying out of bookstores and across the Internet since late last week, Macmillan Publishers CEO John Sargent told employees, “We will not allow any president to achieve…

Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff’s publisher today called any attempt to interfere with publication of the incendiary tell-all “flagrantly unconstitutional.” Backed by his lawyer’s unqualified rebuff of the White House demand that Henry Holt and Company terminate publication of the book, which has been flying out of bookstores and across the Internet since late last week, Macmillan Publishers CEO John Sargent told employees, “We will not allow any president to achieve…