Sep 18, 2017

Chopper crash claims veteran Albuquerque TV reporter, 64

A longtime reporter-videographer at an Albuquerque TV station has died after the news helicopter he was piloting crashed in central New Mexico, authorities said Sunday. Bob Martin, 64, was pronounced dead at the crash scene Saturday night, according to New Mexico State Police. KRQE-TV said Martin ...

Twitter and Bloomberg Media to launch 24-hour streaming news channel

May 2, 2017

Twitter and Bloomberg Media to launch 24-hour streaming news channel

Twitter is launching a 24-hour streaming news channel in partnership with Bloomberg Media in a major expansion of the social media firm's video operations. The new streaming channel "will combine the vast global editorial and newsgathering capabilities of Bloomberg with the digital power of Twitter," ...

Apr 5, 2017

eBay founder pledges $100 million for global journalism

eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's philanthropic foundation pledged Wednesday to donate $100 million over three years to support "independent media and investigative journalism" worldwide, while tackling "misinformation and hate speech." Among the first to benefit from the Omidyar Network initiative will be the International Consortium of ...