Hacking scandal and its impact on Murdoch’s News Corp., Portugal’s downgrade, Zuckerberg and more

7 Jul

The Daily Telegraph: Families of war dead hacked News of the World investigator had details of bereaved relations. More crime victims names as possible targets. The Independent: Murdoch empire in crisis Latest hacking claims put BSKYB takeover in jeopardy; prime Minister concedes need for public inquiry; major advertisers desert the […]

Christine Lagarde, post-revolution progress in Egypt, and fattening diet drinks

29 Jun

Wall Street Journal: Lagarde is first woman at IMF helm The International Monetary Fund named French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde to be its next managing director, making her the first woman and 11th consecutive European to hold the top job. She will have to mend relations with emerging-market nations that […]

Hangover Part II, Samantha Cameron and Cheryl Cole (Highlight ČT24)

30 May

Hollywood Reporter: ‘The Hangover Part II’ Biggest Comedy Bow of All Time at $137.4 Million
Shattering numerous records, Warner Bros.’ The Hangover Part II grossed $137.4 million in its five-day launch at the domestic box. Overseas, Hangover opened to $59 million from 40 countries […]

From X Factor and Cheryl Cole to South Korean economy and global warming (newspapers overview)

30 May

Financial Times: South Korea: An economy divided
South Korea has one of the world’s highest suicide rates, worsening rapidly as the gulf widens between rich and poor in a faltering and uneven domestic economy. Many of South Korea’s chaebol (conglomerates like Samsung or Hyundai) gained market share in the most recent economic downturn, but their success disguises financial distress among small businesses and indebted households. […]

Apple iTunes Alternatives and other

9 May

Social media users boast double the number of friends online as offline – Fresh research into the private lives of social media users has confirmed the widely held suspicion that connections are substantially inflated from the actual volume of friends they have in the offline world. Apple Narrows Nokia’s Lead In Smartphones Apple iTunes Alternatives: Make Managing Your Music Easy – We’re tired of Apple’s iTunes, and we won’t use it anymore. Here are some of the music-management alternatives we […]

Newspapers overview (Pakistan’s role in hiding bin Laden and other)

9 May

International Herald Tribune – Sectarian clash in Cairo – picture – a young boy on Sunday at a church set on fire by Muslims. Violence between faiths has left at least 12 dead over the weekend The Guardian – Nato units left 61 migrants to die of hunger and thirst, survivors say helicopter and warship ignored pleas The Daily Telegraph – Obama queries Pakistan’s role in hiding bin Laden – US President Barack Obama has suggested for the first time […]

About Oprah and the Oprah Winfrey Show, interview

3 May

ČT24 – Highlight – 3.5.2011 — Guest: Jan Zika More info: Oprah Receives Broadcasters Award Tuesday Oprah Winfrey will be inducted into The Illinois Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame for her broadcasting career, which includes 25 years of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” Winfrey, who Association president Dennis Lyle called “the […]

About Oprah and the Oprah Winfrey Show, interview

3 May

ČT24 – Highlight – 3.5.2011 — Guest: Jan Zika More info: Oprah Receives Broadcasters Award Tuesday Oprah Winfrey will be inducted into The Illinois Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame for her broadcasting career, which includes 25 years of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” Winfrey, who Association president Dennis Lyle called “the epitome of broadcasting excellence,” gets inducted during a Tuesday luncheon and joins past inductees Paul Harvey, Hugh Downs, Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel in the Hall of Fame. Winfrey hosted […]

Royal Wedding Madness: Prince William and Kate Middleton followed on every step, interview

27 Apr

Highlight, ČT24 Royal Wedding Madness: Prince William and Kate Middleton followed on every step, interview — Guest: Jan Zika, media analyst — CNN, NBC, ABC, Sky News and so many others are preparing for the special coverage of the royal wedding. — More info: People across the globe have begun to unpack their fine china, bake crumpets and pull out all their outrageous hats in preparation for the many celebratory parties that will be taking place bright and early Friday […]

Miami

7 Mar

Photos – Miami