Media and Adv

‘Justice League’ a Disappointing No. 1 as ‘Wonder’ Surprises

Dom, 11/19/2017 - 22:42
“Justice League” was easily best at the box office this weekend. But ticket sales of $96 million were less than expected, especially for such a costly film.

Advertising: Pizza Is Partisan, and Advertisers Are Still Adjusting

Dom, 11/19/2017 - 22:28
With the country so divided on so many issues, companies are increasingly finding themselves in the middle of controversies. They’re realizing it may be the new normal.

The New Washington: ‘The New Washington’: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Dom, 11/19/2017 - 05:53
Ms. Gillibrand spoke with Jennifer Steinhauer about her legislation to reform policies on sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, power dynamics, President Bill Clinton and more.

Media Memo: The Kochs Are Inching Closer to Becoming Media Moguls

Sab, 11/18/2017 - 02:13
As Charles and David Koch back the Meredith Corporation’s effort to buy Time Inc., some see a new way for them to advance their libertarian agenda.

Americans Are Watching Netflix at Work and in the Bathroom

Ven, 11/17/2017 - 21:00
Two-thirds admit to streaming movies and TV shows outside the home. And 12 percent who watch in public have done so in public restrooms.

F.C.C. Opens Door to More Consolidation in TV Business

Ven, 11/17/2017 - 05:59
The agency voted to relax several rules, including allowing a company to own more than one of the top stations in a local market.

Comcast Said to Be in Talks to Buy 21st Century Fox Assets

Ven, 11/17/2017 - 02:39
The cable giant is discussing acquiring the Fox movie studio, the FX network, regional sports channels and a vast overseas TV distribution business.

Koch Brothers Said to Back Time Inc. Deal Talks With Meredith

Gio, 11/16/2017 - 04:20
The billionaire Koch brothers are said to have tentatively agreed to support the publisher Meredith’s offer with an equity injection of more than $500 million.

Russia May Make All Outside News Media Register as ‘Foreign Agents’

Mer, 11/15/2017 - 23:02
The measure is said to be a response to a U.S. requirement imposed on the state-owned RT television network, but it is far broader in scope.

Now Pass the Mic to Tatum O’Neal

Mer, 11/15/2017 - 22:56
After many public struggles, the actress is the latest to turn to podcasting, and has a painful #MeAt14 story to tell.

If Bernie Bernstein Existed, He’d Be a Terrible Journalist

Mer, 11/15/2017 - 20:47
A pastor got a call from someone pretending to be a Washington Post reporter. The caller badly misrepresented, or misunderstood, basic journalism ethics.

Advertisers Delete Tweets Around Calls to Boycott Sean Hannity

Mer, 11/15/2017 - 03:20
An effort to get ads pulled from Mr. Hannity’s Fox News show appeared to gain momentum. But then some companies began deleting tweets.

Journalist Swept Up in Inauguration Day Arrests Faces Trial

Mer, 11/15/2017 - 03:20
Of the nine journalists arrested in Washington on Jan. 20, only two are being charged. Alexei Wood, a freelancer, goes before a judge on Wednesday.

A Long-Time Capitol Hill Reporter on the Art of the Hallway Interview

Mar, 11/14/2017 - 22:01
“I have chased members of Congress down hallways in high heels, rain boots and, once, because a shoe fell off, sock-footed.”

Party Coverage: Scene City: Maxine Waters, Gigi Hadid and Samantha Bee at Glamour Awards

Mar, 11/14/2017 - 21:48
The magazine’s Women of the Year awards was a parade of inspirational women. It was also the last one for Cindi Leive, the departing editor.

Hannity Fans Destroy Keurig Coffee Makers After Company Pulls Advertising

Mar, 11/14/2017 - 03:46
The company indicated that it had pulled an ad from the Fox News host’s show after comments he made about the allegations against Roy Moore.

Disney Ban Elevated Tension at Los Angeles Times Newsroom

Mar, 11/14/2017 - 01:26
Journalists at the paper, in the middle of organizing a union, disagreed with the new editor’s call to lie low on social media.

Radhika Jones, Vanity Fair’s Surprise Choice, Is Ready to Go

Lun, 11/13/2017 - 22:17
A relative unknown prepares to follow Graydon Carter, who embraced the role of celebrity editor during his 25 years at the helm.

‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Coming to Amazon

Lun, 11/13/2017 - 20:54
Amazon announced on Monday that it has retained the rights to adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” for television for its Prime streaming service.

Marc Maron Reckons With Louis C.K.’s Misconduct

Lun, 11/13/2017 - 19:24
The comedian and podcaster became one of the most prominent performers to address the admission by Louis C.K. about sexual misconduct.