Media and Adv

The Future of Time Warner, Coming Soon to a Court Near You

Sab, 03/17/2018 - 11:00
The talk in media circles is focused on what happens if the AT&T deal is stopped by the government and Time Warner is forced to go it alone.

First Person: These Days I Miss John Updike, a Remote and Noble Male Mentor

Sab, 03/17/2018 - 11:00
After I rejected a married male supervisor, my dream job disappeared, but Updike, chronicler of adultery, remained a beacon of propriety and hope.

Trump, the Television President, Expands His Cast

Sab, 03/17/2018 - 02:06
The choice of Larry Kudlow as chief economic adviser, a position with real influence over Americans, crosses a threshold in an administration that has already blurred the line between it and the media.

Yesterday in Styles: 2005: When Two Guys Splitting a Bottle of Wine Became a ‘Man Date’

Ven, 03/16/2018 - 17:09
The former Times reporter Jennifer 8. Lee looks back on her story about the tangle of anxieties that some straight men experienced before a dinner or movie out with a buddy.

Assaults Increased When Cities Hosted Trump Rallies, Study Finds

Ven, 03/16/2018 - 17:02
Researchers found an average of 2.3 more reported assaults on the day a rally came to town. The findings appear to confirm news reports about violence at the events.

Michael Getler, Journalist Turned Watchdog of the Press, Dies at 82

Ven, 03/16/2018 - 15:41
Mr. Getler was a former reporter and high-ranking editor who became the first internal monitor of an American TV network when he joined PBS in 2005.

Stormy Daniels Interview to Air on ‘60 Minutes’ This Month

Ven, 03/16/2018 - 03:36
Last week, Anderson Cooper interviewed Stephanie Clifford, who said she had an affair with Donald J. Trump.

IHeartMedia, U.S.’s Largest Radio Broadcaster, Files for Bankruptcy

Gio, 03/15/2018 - 19:10
With roughly 850 stations, iHeartRadio still wields considerable power in the industry. But it has been weighed down by a $20 billion debt load for years.

Harper Lee’s Estate Sues Over Broadway Version of ‘Mockingbird’

Gio, 03/15/2018 - 15:42
The federal suit says that Aaron Sorkin’s script for the play, set this fall for Broadway, deviates too much from “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

Disney Reorganization Anticipates 21st Century Fox Assets

Mer, 03/14/2018 - 21:27
Disney unveiled a sweeping reorganization that prepares the company to integrate 21st Century Fox. Two Disney executives received major promotions.

Facebook Blocks Britain First, a Far-Right Anti-Muslim Group Promoted by Trump

Mer, 03/14/2018 - 18:08
The move comes a week after two leaders were convicted of hate crimes and months after the president elevated their inflammatory views on Twitter.

CNN Moves Chris Cuomo to Prime Time

Mer, 03/14/2018 - 17:48
Mr. Cuomo, a scion of the New York political dynasty, is set to replace Anderson Cooper at 9 p.m., as CNN tries to revive its prime-time viewership.

Media Memo: At the Fox News Site, a Sudden Focus on Women as Sex Offenders

Mer, 03/14/2018 - 15:45
After the harassment-related departures of executives and hosts, there was a spike in articles on female teachers abusing students.

Tech We’re Using: In Hollywood, Cutting the Cord and Other Disruptions

Mer, 03/14/2018 - 15:21
Brooks Barnes, who covers Hollywood for The New York Times, discussed how the tsunami of technology has forced the entertainment industry to change.

Claire Foy, Queen on ‘The Crown,’ Was Paid Less Than Her Onscreen Husband

Mer, 03/14/2018 - 13:34
Producers acknowledged that Ms. Foy, who earned a Golden Globe and Emmy for her role as Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than Matt Smith, who played Prince Philip.

The Loneliness of the American Paralympics Reporter

Mer, 03/14/2018 - 12:32
Best I can tell, I’m the only one here from a major American news outlet other than NBC, which broadcasts the Games.

National Geographic Acknowledges Its Racist Past Coverage

Mer, 03/14/2018 - 00:34
The 120-year-old magazine invited a history professor to critique its past coverage of race, and showed little defensiveness in accepting his findings.

Shane Smith Says Vice Leaders Are ‘Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde’

Mar, 03/13/2018 - 22:52
Nancy Dubuc, who stepped down as the C.E.O. of A&E Networks on Monday, was introduced as the chief executive of Vice Media, where she will team with Mr. Smith.

Uncovering Instagram Bots With a New Kind of Detective Work

Mar, 03/13/2018 - 17:04
Marketers are increasingly concerned that too many of the influencers they pay to push their products are actually followed by a percentage of accounts that are fake.

Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman Benefit From the Streaming Wars

Mar, 03/13/2018 - 15:40
With two new deals, the two Oscar-winners are taking advantage of Hollywood’s hunger for binge-worthy limited series featuring strong women.