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Why Tobacco Companies Are Paying to Tell You Smoking Kills

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 11:00
Court-ordered ads, which will start appearing on Sunday, are “corrective statements” about the health risks and addictive nature of smoking.

Were You a Victim of Russian Propaganda? Facebook Will Help You Find Out

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 01:33
Facebook said it was planning to roll out a new tool so you can figure out whether the page or account you followed or liked was run by Russian agents.

G’night Forever, Little Edie! Grey Gardens Is Empty at Last.

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:33
“No extra charge for the cat pee!” said an organizer. But, yes, pricing was a challenge: How to put a monetary value on provenance this rich?

Unearthed Raymond Chandler Story Rebukes U.S. Health Care System

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 23:18
You won’t find Philip Marlowe in the crime novelist’s short story “It’s All Right — He’s Dead.” But it explores themes still relevant 60 years after Chandler’s death.

George Avakian, Record Producer and Talent Scout, Dies at 98

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 22:46
Mr. Avakian was a longtime force in the recording industry, helping the careers of Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Keith Jarrett and the comedian Bob Newhart.

State of the Art: Twitter, It’s Time to End Your Anything-Goes Paradise

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:00
Twitter should scrap a founding principle — everyone gains equal footing and any behavior is tolerated — and create a new system that rewards positive contributions.

Skin Deep: His Eye Makeup Is Way Better Than Yours

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:00
How teenage boys and young men wearing makeup are affecting beauty norms.

Female Investors Express Interest in Weinstein Company

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:37
Neither of two investor groups is close to a deal, but their interest shows the factors beyond mere business considerations the embattled studio must address.

John Lasseter, a Pixar Founder, Takes Leave After ‘Missteps’

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 02:41
Mr. Lasseter, who oversees all films made by Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, said he would step away from the company for six months.

Fox News to Bolster Its Conservative Lineup With Mark Levin

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 01:40
Mr. Levin, one of the country’s most prominent right-wing radio hosts, will host a weekly show on Sundays starting in February.

Net Neutrality Repeal: What Could Happen and How It Could Affect You

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:01
For you and me, the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to repeal net neutrality rules can be boiled down to two questions: What might happen? And who do you trust?

Charlie Rose Fired by CBS and PBS After Harassment Allegations

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 21:14
David Rhodes, the president of CBS News, noted allegations of “extremely disturbing and intolerable behavior.” Bloomberg also cut ties with the host.

The Sweet Spot: When the Cable Guy’s a Gal, Some People’s Wires Get Crossed

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:04
A reader who loves the days when she’s a force for gender normalization in tech, but hates the on-the-job hazard of sexist assumptions and behaviors.

A Word With: Terry Gilliam and the Time He Shared a Crew With ‘Star Wars’

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:00
The director recalls the making of “Jabberwocky” and how workers told him his film was far better than the one they were working on with George Lucas.

Justice Department Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:19
A lawsuit to block the merger sets up a showdown over the first blockbuster acquisition to come before the Trump administration.

Fox Establishes Workplace Culture Panel After Harassment Scandal

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 23:32
As part of a settlement with a shareholder, 21st Century Fox promised to address the culture of a workplace jolted by sexual harassment allegations.

Glenn Thrush, New York Times Reporter, Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 21:07
Mr. Thrush, a White House reporter, was suspended by The Times after the website Vox published a report accusing him of acting inappropriately toward women.

Starbucks Is Criticized for Its Holiday Cups. Yes, Again.

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 20:44
The 2017 cup shows two interlocked cartoon hands. Some conservatives accuse the company of promoting a “gay agenda.”

The Bird and Beyond: 11 Perfect Podcasts for Thanksgiving

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 20:20
Tap into the holiday spirit with these podcasts, whether you’re looking for some history, tips, a little existential perspective or simply to be entertained.

How ABC Found a Surprise Hit in ‘The Good Doctor’

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:58
The actor Daniel Dae Kim — in his new role as executive producer — was turned down twice by CBS before landing the show at the last-place network.

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