There’s new reaction today on the NBA’s lifetime bad for Clippers owner Donald Sterling after he was recorded by his mistress going on a racist rant. Along with a $2.5 million dollar fine, it’s the harshest penalty ever issued by the league.
The Supreme Court has begun hearing arguments in a case that could dramatically impact the way we watch TV. Major broadcasters, including 21st Century Fox, accuse the internet broadcaster Aereo of basically stealing their signal from the airwaves and then making it available to online subscribers.
Yahoo’s Chief Operating Officer was fired after just 15 months on the job. We’re guessing he’s not too upset about it after walking away with a $58 million severance package. Nope, that’s not a typo.
A tweet from the account linked to comedian and Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert has led to accusations of racism, and led to #CancelColbert to trend worldwide. “I’m willing to show the #Asian community I care by introducing the Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever," read the tweet from the "Colbert Report" show account.
This week on “Media Buzz,” Howard Kurtz asked panelists if they think HBO’s “Girls” and Lena Dunham are overhyped?
Today on Media Buzz, Howard Kurtz and Mediaite’s Joe Concha discussed a new Gallup poll that found 80 percent of Americans do not trust television and newspaper reporters.