By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - For the last month, the BBC has been heavily criticized for not airing allegations of child sex abuse committed by one of its star hosts, the late Jimmy Savile. Now it is in crisis because it did broadcast claims against a
By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - The Australian government has abandoned its 5-year-old pledge to mandate a filter blocking child pornography and other objectionable Internet content.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy said Friday that instead of a compulsory filter
By The Associated Press
A look at the newly elected U.S. senators from Tuesday's election:
Republican Jeff Flake, the congressman who won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat, built his reputation on a fierce opposition to "earmarks," the special funding requests for roads, bridges
By DEREK GATOPOULOS and NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's conservative-led coalition detailed a new four-year package of austerity measures late Monday, facing down escalating protests by unions and dissent from its left-wing government partners.
The bill, to
NEW YORK (AP) - A day after announcing plans to downsize its magazine division, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. said the declining value of its publishing business and a drop in ad revenues widened its third-quarter loss.
Shares of the New York lifestyle, media and merchandising company
LONDON (AP) - James Murdoch has been re-elected to the board of British Sky Broadcasting with little opposition.
However, his 95 percent share of the vote at the company's annual meeting on Thursday was the lowest of the 13 directors who were reappointed.
James Murdoch stepped down as chairman
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Lawyers for ABC News asked a judge Wednesday to toss out a $1 billion defamation lawsuit filed by a South Dakota-based meat processor over a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," saying the news organization did not knowingly
GENEVA (AP) - European broadcast officials say Syria and Iran appear to be behind the deliberate signal-jamming that has interrupted news delivered by satellite into parts of the Middle East.
The Geneva-based European Broadcasting Union alliance says the jamming that began last week is an attack on
LONDON (AP) - The British Broadcasting Corp. says someone is deliberately disrupting its broadcasts in the Middle East and Europe - interference that follows previous accusations that Iran has attempted to jam the broadcaster's transmissions.
In a statement, the BBC said together with other
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) - Gannett Co. reported higher net income and revenue on Monday, helped by strong gains in political and Olympics-related advertising.
The media company said it earned $133.1 million, or 56 cents per share in the July-September period, up 33 percent from $99.8 million, or 41 cents