Media and entertainment industry

August 07, 2017 - 8:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain plans to strengthen the online "right to be forgotten" with a law making social media companies delete personal information on request. The government on Monday published details of a Data Protection Bill , including a provision allowing people to ask for personal data held by...
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LaDainian Tomlinson delivers his speech at the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard)
August 06, 2017 - 10:48 am
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — As he so often did on the field, LaDainian Tomlinson stole the show. With a powerful speech calling for "Team America" to be a place for inclusion and opportunity, the great running back of the San Diego Chargers was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night...
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Former NFL player LaDainian Tomlinson poses with a bust of himself during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
August 06, 2017 - 12:15 am
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — As he so often did on the field, LaDainian Tomlinson stole the show. With a powerful speech calling for "Team America" to be a place for inclusion and opportunity, the great running back of the San Diego Chargers was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night...
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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones speaks next to his bust during inductions at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 05, 2017 - 11:04 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The latest from the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions (all times local): 11 p.m. Jerry Jones joined the likes of George Halas, Art Rooney and Al Davis, owners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, when he was inducted into the shrine Saturday night. Jones took the NFL by storm...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Casey Wasserman chairman of Los Angeles 2024, answers questions during a news conference after the presentation of Los Angeles 2024 Candidate City Briefing for International Olympic Committee (IOC) Members, at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's ability to fund its athletes and sports organizations through those 2028 Games. Sorting out the agreement is one of the biggest hurdles to clear before the IOC meets the week of Sept. 11 in Lima, Peru, to approve Paris to host the 2024 Olympics and Los Angeles for 2028.(Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 9:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — About that deal to bring the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles: Not all is set in stone. Sometime over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's...
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Oakland Athletics' Matt Joyce, center, is congratulated by teammates after scoring on a double by Khris Davis during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 05, 2017 - 2:48 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics say they are in touch with the commissioner's office a day after outfielder Matt Joyce directed a gay slur toward a fan during Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels. "We have been in contact with the commissioner's office, as this is a...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Casey Wasserman chairman of Los Angeles 2024, answers questions during a news conference after the presentation of Los Angeles 2024 Candidate City Briefing for International Olympic Committee (IOC) Members, at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's ability to fund its athletes and sports organizations through those 2028 Games. Sorting out the agreement is one of the biggest hurdles to clear before the IOC meets the week of Sept. 11 in Lima, Peru, to approve Paris to host the 2024 Olympics and Los Angeles for 2028.(Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 1:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — About that deal to bring the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles: Not all is set in stone. Sometime over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2016 file photo, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity speaks during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in Phoenix. On Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, the liberal advocacy group Media Matters for America said it will begin asking Hannity's advertisers to shun him and ask thousands of its members to also contact companies, because of "state-aligned disinformation." (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
August 04, 2017 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A liberal advocacy group that targeted Glenn Beck and Bill O'Reilly for advertiser boycotts in the past now has its sights set on Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity. Media Matters for America said Friday it will begin asking Hannity's advertisers to shun him and will ask thousands of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015 file photo. musical artist R. Kelly performs the national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks in New York. Officials in a Georgia county want an upcoming concert by R. Kelly canceled after a media report accusing the singer of mental and physical abuse of women. The Fulton County Board of Commissioners this week sent a letter asking Live Nation, the company contracted to book events at a county-owned venue outside Atlanta, to cancel Kelly’s Aug. 25, 2017 concert.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 04, 2017 - 2:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Officials in a Georgia county want an upcoming concert by R. Kelly canceled after a media report accusing the singer of mental and physical abuse against young women. The Fulton County Board of Commissioners sent a letter this week to Live Nation asking the entertainment company to...
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Dallas Cowboys running back Rod Smith (45) holds off Arizona Cardinals linebacker Zaviar Gooden (52) during the first half of the Pro Football Hall of Fame NFL preseason game in Canton, Ohio, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 03, 2017 - 11:59 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Now that the Dallas Cowboys have taken care of business in the Hall of Fame game, they're going to hang around for a couple of days. Why not? The boss is about to get a gold jacket. With no stars and few starters on the field Thursday night, the Cowboys edged the Arizona...
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