Using just 140 characters, Twitter has revolutionized the way news is distributed. Instead of visiting a handful of news sites every morning, people can simply check their Twitter feed where media outlets are constantly tweeting out their latest headlines.
The age of the Internet has not been kind to female movie critics. According to a new study titled "Gender @ the Movies" obtained by TheWrap ahead of its Friday release, film criticism has become even more male-dominated in the age of online news than it was six years ago.
The strategy adopted by Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) to fund its liquidity needs and create value for its shareholders doesn’t seem to be raising investors’ sentiments any more. Sears has been continuing with its strategy to close downs stores for quite some time now.
“Buy local” is a common refrain in grocery store aisles and at farmers markets, and now construction companies are chiming in, as an industry group sounds the alarm over the bundling of light rail transit lines into a “mega-project” they say will exclude smaller Ontario firms and cost taxpayers an extra $500 million.
Capturing carbon from coal-burning power plants would increase the cost of electricity at those facilities by as much as 80%, more than utilities would get by selling the carbon, an Energy Department official said.
Julio Friedmann, the deputy assistant secretary of the Energy Department, told a congressional hearing today that his office is working to develop joint carbon-capture projects with utilities. As the technology advances, costs to install the equipment can be cut in half, he said.
By Steve Alexander:Belo Corp (BLC) is one of the largest publicly traded, broadcast television operators in the country. The firm owns 20 television stations, and has at least one affiliate for all of the major networks (ABC - 4 affiliates, CBS - 5, NBC - 4, and FOX - 1), as well as 2 CW and MyNetwork TV affiliates. 9 of their stations operate in the top 25 U.S. markets, and in total Belo's stations reach about 14% of households in the U.S.