Media and Adv

Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks to Join Fox as Communications Chief

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 22:09
As the Murdoch media empire undergoes a dramatic change, it turns to the president’s former communications director.

Disney’s TV Division Makes Room for Fox Executives

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 21:23
Peter Rice, now the president of 21st Century Fox, is set to take on the top TV role, once Disney’s $71.3 billion deal for Fox is formally approved.

Facebook’s New Gadget Is a Video-Chat Screen With a Camera That Follows You

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 16:20
At a time when trust in its services is eroding, the social network introduced Portal and Portal Plus, its first major effort to build consumer hardware from scratch.

Journalist’s Expulsion From Hong Kong ‘Sends a Chilling Message’

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 14:18
More than 15,000 people have signed a petition asking why the semiautonomous Chinese city decided to expel a Financial Times editor.

Venom and Lady Gaga Push Movie-Ticket Sales to an October Record

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 21:01
Huge turnout for “Venom” and “A Star Is Born” gave Hollywood its best October weekend ever. “Venom” came in first place, but both films exceeded expectations.

Sydney Goldstein, Maestro of Public Conversation, Dies at 73

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 01:36
She founded City Arts & Lectures, which showcases conversation as entertainment and is broadcast on more than 100 public radio stations nationwide.

Hong Kong Plans to Expel a Financial Times Editor

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 16:54
The newspaper said Hong Kong will not renew a work visa for Victor Mallet, heightening fears of deteriorating media freedoms in the semiautonomous Chinese city.

Why Is This Happening: Content for Humans About the Content of Humans

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 11:00
Spotify and Ancestry team up for that saliva sample sound.

When the Gray Lady Started Wearing Color

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 01:23
The Times was one of the last American daily newspapers to add color to its news pages. Here’s why.

Dave Anderson, Award-Winning Times Sportswriter, Dies at 89

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 00:26
Rare for a sports journalist, he won a Pulitzer Prize, crowning a long career as a columnist and author that began when he was a teenager in Brooklyn.

Connie Chung, in Washington Post Op-Ed, Reveals Her Own Sexual Assault

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:59
In a letter in The Washington Post addressed to Dr. Blasey, Ms. Chung says she was assaulted by her family doctor about 50 years ago.

Tech We’re Using: Setting Up Your Tech on the Assumption You’ll Be Hacked

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 00:05
Sheera Frenkel, who writes about cybersecurity for The Times, explains how she safeguards her devices, and why passwords remain a weak link for more people.

CBS Fires Brad Kern, ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ Showrunner Accused of Misconduct

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 02:54
The firing comes amid a broader cleanup at CBS, where a series of high-profile men have been ousted in scandals.

State of the Art: Why You Shouldn’t Use Facebook to Log In to Other Sites

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 01:11
Facebook offered a convenient and secure way to sign up for online services. A major hack shows it failed at its one job.

Profile: Diane Williams, a Master of the Very Short Story, Has a Very Big New Book

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 20:04
The 72-year-old avant-garde writer and editor will publish a career-spanning collection this month.

State of the Art: Silicon Valley’s Keystone Problem: ‘A Monoculture of Thought’

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 17:12
In a satirical new novel, a former Google executive identifies the technology industry’s chief issue: its narrow engineering-focused bubble.

Chinese Reporter Accused of Slapping Man at Political Event in Britain

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:11
The journalist heckled participants during a talk on Hong Kong, then was arrested after being accused of slapping a volunteer who was trying to remove her.

The Washington Times Retracts Column About Seth Rich’s Killing

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:26
Mr. Rich was a Democratic National Committee staff member whose unsolved killing sparked right-wing conspiracy theories about the 2016 election.

Jemele Hill Is Joining The Atlantic and Ready to Talk Politics

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:19
After 12 years at ESPN, and a controversial 2017, Ms. Hill will be a staff writer at The Atlantic.

A Penthouse Made for Instagram

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 15:15
Spotless walls, a “millennial pink” sofa, and a spa-style bathtub that’s waiting to be filled with flowers. And every inch of its 2,400 square feet is free from the clutter of everyday life.