Google Inc. and Viacom Inc. settled Viacom’s $1 billion lawsuit claiming YouTube violated copyrights by letting users post video clips from television shows without authorization after a federal judge twice threw out the allegations.
Comedy Central television hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert criticized the media at their “Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear” in Washington, blaming the press and politicians for creating a political atmosphere dominated by extremist rhetoric.
The U.S. embassy in Cairo is reviewing its social media policy after briefly shutting its Twitter Inc. account, following Egyptian complaints about a post regarding comedian Jon Stewart’s criticism of President Mohamed Mursi.
In the right corner, Glenn Beck , the emcee of a “Restoring Honor” rally in September that he claims attracted 500,000 Tea Party supporters to Washington. In the left, Jon Stewart , the faux anchorman who plans to host a “Rally to Restore Sanity” in the capital this month.