Media and Adv

Google C.E.O. Denies Allegations of Political Bias in Search Results

Sab, 09/22/2018 - 04:01
Sundar Pichai said in an email to staff on Friday that the company does not alter search results for political gain.

Michelle Obama’s Big Book Rollout: ‘It’s Like You’re Looking at a Madonna Tour’

Sab, 09/22/2018 - 02:47
In advance of the publication of Mrs. Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” Live Nation, Ticketmaster and Hearst are helping with the former first lady’s rock-star-style return to the public sphere.

Jeff Bezos Cites a Big Number, but Few Details, in Plan for Low-Income Montessori Preschools

Ven, 09/21/2018 - 12:40
The announcement that Mr. Bezos would start a network of Montessori preschools has made some in the education world wary.

Sony Extends Colorful Movie Chairman’s Reign, Citing Turnaround

Ven, 09/21/2018 - 02:36
Thomas E. Rothman, who had a bumpy start at Sony, will lead the company’s film divisions into the next decade. He had been rumored to be on his way out.

New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data

Ven, 09/21/2018 - 00:58
Two members of Congress asked for details of practices concerning the personal data of viewers younger than 13.

New York Review of Books Editor Is Out Amid Uproar Over #MeToo Essay

Gio, 09/20/2018 - 05:28
The editor, Ian Buruma, left after a backlash regarding an essay by a Canadian radio personality who lost his job after sexual misconduct allegations.

State of the Art: Why Jeff Bezos Should Push for Nobody to Get as Rich as Jeff Bezos

Gio, 09/20/2018 - 01:23
Here’s what the Amazon founder’s vast fortune tells us about the economic concentration of the tech industry — and how he might help unravel that for the world.

Inside Facebook’s Election ‘War Room’

Mer, 09/19/2018 - 23:20
Seven weeks before the midterm elections, the social network is setting up a central hub to root out disinformation and false news. We visited the operation.

Billionaires Can Seem Like Saviors to Media Companies, but They Come With Risks

Mer, 09/19/2018 - 22:21
With many publications struggling, the largess of a wealthy owner can be welcome. But there are concerns that these buyers are assuming too much influence.

Understanding the times: How to Tell Us a Secret

Mer, 09/19/2018 - 18:30
A Times project that offers readers simple, confidential ways to securely submit tips via their phone or email has paid dividends in news gathering since Day 1.

Julie Chen Leaves ‘The Talk’ Amid Allegations Against Les Moonves, Her Husband

Mer, 09/19/2018 - 05:32
Ms. Chen, who has co-hosted the award-winning CBS show for years, said she needed to spend more time with family. Her husband, Mr. Moonves, has been accused of sexual misconduct.

Ex-L.A. Times Beijing Bureau Chief Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

Mer, 09/19/2018 - 02:16
Jonathan Kaiman, a former foreign correspondent for the newspaper, faced accusations by two women. He had been suspended in May.

Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads

Mer, 09/19/2018 - 01:55
A case filed with federal regulators says the company’s targeting technology is used to screen out female candidates in violation of the law.

Books News: ‘Full Disclosure’ by Stormy Daniels Has Few Bombshells, but Is Likely to Rattle the White House

Mer, 09/19/2018 - 01:15
Mr. Trump’s presidency has proved to be an unexpected boon for the publishing industry, which has unleashed a barrage of juicy insider accounts.

Annette Michelson, Film Studies Pioneer and Journal Founder, Is Dead at 95

Mer, 09/19/2018 - 00:03
Through the influential arts journal October and her own writings, Ms. Michelson helped turn cinema into an academic discipline.

The Best and Worst Moments of the 2018 Emmys

Mar, 09/18/2018 - 22:57
The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards were dominated by “diversity,” “Mrs. Maisel” and a surprise proposal.

HBO and Netflix, Reluctant Rivals, Party Down After Winning 23 Emmys Apiece

Mar, 09/18/2018 - 21:24
After years of Emmy glory, HBO hosted a civilized affair in an airy plaza. The Netflix party was loud, with Dave Chappelle and Tiffany Haddish among the revelers.

‘Bodyguard,’ a Dark Thriller From the BBC, Is Coming to Netflix

Mar, 09/18/2018 - 20:23
The hit British series explores the tension between security and civil liberties and stars the “Game of Thrones” actor Richard Madden.

Emmys Briefing: Emmys 2018: ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Win Top Awards

Mar, 09/18/2018 - 06:17
It’s a tie: HBO and Netflix win 23 Emmys each. And it was a big night for Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” which took five awards.

Missing at the Emmys: #MeToo

Mar, 09/18/2018 - 06:15
The movement was missing from the Emmys in almost every way, despite the fact that one of the most powerful men in TV, Les Moonves, has stepped down.