Media and Adv

Karen Attiah, Jamal Khashoggi’s Editor, on the Writer and His Work

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:21
In the wake of Mr. Khashoggi’s disappearance, his editor at The Washington Post has emerged as a leading voice of protest and grief.

The Carpetbagger: With One Strong Word, ‘The Hate U Give’ Couldn’t Hold Its Tongue

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:08
How do you make a movie about teenagers when the more authentic it sounds, the less likely it is that young people will be able to see it?

Books News: Penguin Random House Merges Two of its Successful Publishing Lines

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 23:08
The merger comes at a moment when big publishing houses are still adapting to the shift toward online retail and marketing.

In Final Column, Jamal Khashoggi Laments Dearth of Free Press in Arab World

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:11
The Washington Post received the prominent Saudi dissident journalist’s latest piece from his translator the day after he was reported missing in Istanbul.

Craig Newmark, Newspaper Villain, Is Working to Save Journalism

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 03:57
The tech mogul, whose Craigslist site helped replace newspaper classifieds, has given $50 million to revitalize local reporting in New York — including a new gift on Wednesday.

Netflix’s Cash-Fueled Road to Streaming Dominance

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:47
The streaming service surprised Wall Street with huge gains in subscribers in the third quarter. The results showed why AT&T and Disney spent big on their latest acquisitions.

Original Big Bird, Caroll Spinney, Leaves ‘Sesame Street’ After Nearly 50 Years

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 21:01
Mr. Spinney’s remarkable run as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, two of the most beloved characters on television, will end this week.

Tech We’re Using: An Eye for Photography, but a Google Suite for Events

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:40
She was a photo editor. Now she’s an events manager. Whitney Richardson discusses how her career shift at The Times has changed her tech habits.

fixtures: Kathy Hourigan Is Knopf’s Secret Weapon

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:39
“Her hovering is so fierce that it penetrates the walls,” said Sonny Mehta, the company’s chairman and editor in chief.

NPR Names The Houston Chronicle’s Nancy Barnes Its Editorial Director

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 02:07
Ms. Barnes will take over a position last officially held by Michael Oreskes, who resigned last November amid allegations of sexual harassment.

Google to Charge Phone Makers for Android Apps in Europe

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 01:49
To comply with a European antitrust ruling, Google will begin charging a licensing fee of handset makers.

Time’s Up Co-Founder to Represent ‘Media Men’ List Creator

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:19
Roberta Kaplan said it was important to her “to defend women in efforts that have been undertaken” to stop them from speaking.

Scene City: Wired Magazine Turns 25 With a Brainy Party

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 21:21
Guests included Serena Williams, Anna Wintour, Kevin Systrom and Stewart Brand.

Tech Fix: The Google Pixel 3 Review: Phone’s Smarts Shine Through Its A.I.-Driven Camera

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 20:20
Hardware innovations? Nope. Instead, Google is emphasizing software improvements — particularly for images — with its newest Pixel smartphones.

A Genocide Incited on Facebook, With Posts From Myanmar’s Military

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:54
With fake pages and sham accounts, the military targeted the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority group, said former military officials, researchers and civilian officials.

‘A Star Is Born’ Soundtrack Gives Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper a No. 1 Album

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:39
Songs from the movie, including the rising hit “Shallow,” were bought and streamed enough to top the Billboard 200.

Mediator: Reality Breaks Up a Saudi Prince Charming’s Media Narrative

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 15:36
The media was happy to sing his praises in the spring, when the crown prince met with Hollywood stars and Silicon Valley titans. Then came the Jamal Khashoggi story.

Advertising: Need a Song for Your Commercial? Try These Campers

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:33
Twice a year, Sony/ATV Music invites 15 to 20 of its clients to multiday “sync camps,” where they try to create songs for commercials, movie trailers and video games.

They Live in Public

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 23:25
Jill Soloway is building a gender-free empire.

‘First Man’ Is No Match for ‘Venom’ and ‘A Star Is Born’

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 20:28
Damien Chazelle’s first movie since “La La Land” was mostly loved by critics. Audiences were less impressed.