Media and Adv

U.K. Ad Highlighting Plight of Orangutans Is Deemed Too ‘Political’ to Air

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 18:56
The animated commercial for the food retailer Iceland, featuring a baby orangutan, noted that the palm oil industry contributed to the destruction of rain forests and habitats.

Serena Williams Is GQ’s ‘Woman’ of the Year. Fans Ask: What’s With the Quotation Marks?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 18:03
Some social media users thought the magazine was calling the tennis star’s femininity into question. But GQ said the punctuation choice was a famous designer’s trademark.

Premier League Names Susanna Dinnage Its Next Chief Executive

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:52
The move makes Dinnage, the global head of Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet, one of the most high-profile women in sports.

CNN Sues Trump Administration for Barring Jim Acosta From White House

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:24
The network, citing violations of the First and Fifth Amendments, asked a federal court to reinstate his press credentials, which were revoked after an exchange with President Trump last week.

Books News: Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Finally Hits Shelves

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:56
The first lady’s memoir arrives just ahead of her multicity arena tour.

‘Game of Thrones’ Will Return in April

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 19:03
HBO has officially kicked off marketing for the eighth and final season of the fantasy epic, the biggest hit in its history.

New York Magazine’s Sites Are Going Behind a Paywall

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:15
Following a media-wide trend, a web pioneer finally decides to put a price tag on its online offerings: A digital subscription will cost $5 a month, or $50 a year.

Mediator: Should the Press Boycott Trump? Political Strategists Weigh In

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:25
Veterans of presidential campaigns offer reporters options for dealing with a president who loves making them part of the show.

The Instagrammers Next Door, Plugging Brands for Peanuts (or Shampoo)

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:42
Influencers are so 2014. And microinfluencers are so last week. Now advertisers see value in people with as few as 1,000 followers: the nanoinfluencers.

‘The Grinch’ Rakes in the Green at the Box Office

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 20:21
The latest adaptation of the classic Christmas story was a big No. 1. But two other new films, “Overlord” and “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” struggled.

Juris Jurjevics, Enterprising Publisher and Novelist, Dies at 75

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 01:14
A Latvian refugee, he helped found Soho Press, a champion of emerging authors, and edited James Baldwin’s last novel. His own writing career came later.

Fortune Magazine Sold to Thai Businessman for $150 Million

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 20:57
Meredith acquired the title with a $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. last November, in a deal that made it the largest magazine publisher in America.

Trump Threatens to Retaliate Against Reporters Who Don’t Show ‘Respect’

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 20:11
The president, speaking on the South Lawn before leaving for a brief jaunt to Paris, also targeted the reporter April D. Ryan with an unprompted diatribe in which he called her a “loser.”

Jean Mohr, Photographer Who Found Heart Amid Bleakness, Dies at 93

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 18:33
He toured the world, often to record the aftermath of calamity, and collaborated on books with acclaimed writers.

A Word With: Ann Curry Searches for Greatness in Everyday Heroes

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 16:00
Curry talks about her PBS series “We’ll Meet Again,” her own place in the #MeToo movement, and the issues of truth and trust in journalism.

A Year After #MeToo, Hollywood’s Got a Malaise Money Can’t Cure

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:00
Reforms are in doubt. Consolidation is threatening jobs. And Netflix is changing the very definition of film.

Disney’s Profit Soars, but Focus Remains on Its Coming Streaming Service

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:25
Despite Disney’s record annual profit of $12.6 billion, Wall Street is waiting for its high-risk plan to roll out a streaming service late next year.

Trump Administration Uses Misleading Video to Justify Barring of CNN’s Jim Acosta

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 01:13
The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, posted a clip from a contributor to Infowars, the far-right site banned by YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

We Tried Facebook’s New Portal Device (So You Don’t Have To)

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:17
Here’s what happened when two Times tech reporters installed Facebook’s new Portal video-calling gadgets in their bedrooms.

Times insider: A Good Week for Challenging Secrecy

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:24
Over a period of seven days, The Times’s legal team was unusually successful in helping reporters gain access to court documents, closed proceedings and government agency files.