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Mad magazine artist and prolific illustrator Jack Davis dies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jack Davis, the prolific Mad magazine illustrator, cartoonist and movie poster artist, has died....
Damon's company is taking steps to address diversity crisis
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Matt Damon is taking steps to address the diversity crisis in Hollywood through his and Ben Affleck's production company, Pearl Street Films, and collaboration with the people behind the Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative at USC's Annenberg School. They're the latest high-profile names in the industry who are throwing their weight behind the goal of inclusion, including J.J. Abrams and Ryan Murphy....
Netflix announces 'Gilmore Girls,' 'One Day At A Time' dates
NEW YORK (AP) -- The television revivals at Netflix that began in February with "Fuller House" continue as the streaming network announces premiere dates for two more series reboots....
Appeal filed in copyright case of Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lawyers have appealed a jury decision that cleared Led Zeppelin of accusations it lifted a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven."...
Earls of Leicester lead bluegrass award nominations
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Earls of Leicester are nominated for eight awards individually and as a group, including entertainers of the year, at this year's International Bluegrass Music Awards....
Convention: Fox's news decisions, second night ratings
A look at the Democratic National Convention through a media lens:...
Creator of Broadway hit 'Hamilton' visits Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Lin-Manuel Miranda jokingly compared himself to a hard-to-catch Pokemon as fans pursued him with cellphones on Wednesday during a visit to his parents' native Puerto Rico shortly after the end of his run on the Broadway hit "Hamilton."...
Sandy Pearlman, produced Clash, Blue Oyster Cult, dead at 72
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sandy Pearlman, a pioneering rock critic who later produced and managed Blue Oyster Cult and worked with The Clash, Patti Smith and other punk artists, has died....
Guns N' Roses star Slash surprises 'School of Rock' cast
NEW YORK (AP) -- The kid band at the heart of the Broadway musical "School of Rock" got a surprise guest during rehearsal - Guns N' Roses star Slash....
Fergie, Black Eyed Peas headline separate DNC concerts
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas haven't played together in five years, but they will be playing separate concerts in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Which concerns you most about the exposed DNC emails; that Russia may have played a role, or apparent party favoritism shown Hillary Clinton during the primaries? <More Info>
The release by WikiLeaks of 20,000 stolen emails from the DNC's computer servers, proved embarrassing to Democratic leaders, while raising questions about Russian intelligence agencies disrupting the 2016 campaign. The emails exposed how the Democratic apparatus favored Hillary Clinton over her primary rival, Senator Bernie Sanders, triggering the resignation of the party chairwoman. Clinton's campaign accused the email leaks on Russia, for the purpose of helping Donald Trump.
Has Hillary Clinton been held to a different standard, being scrutinized more than other past presidential candidates?