Media and Adv

With a Murdoch in Charge, a Start-Up Leads the Way on Mobile Video

Dom, 09/30/2018 - 22:36
Vertical Networks, founded by Elisabeth Murdoch, has become a major supplier of app-centric video series that are drawing young viewers on Snapchat, Facebook and YouTube.

Chidera Eggerue Has Some Tips (and Hashtags) for Self-Love

Sab, 09/29/2018 - 12:00
Her first book, “What a Time to Be Alone,” is an antidote to traditional self-help books, which she says often speak only to “privileged people from the first world.”

Harassment Claims at CBS Draw Inquiries by New York Prosecutors

Sab, 09/29/2018 - 01:17
The Manhattan district attorney and the state attorney general want the network to turn over information from its internal investigation, according to an S.E.C. filing.

Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case Goes Back to Trial

Ven, 09/28/2018 - 22:38
A U.S. appeals court ordered the new trial in a suit accusing the band of copying a riff from the band Spirit for the intro to its 1971 song.

China Censors Bad Economic News Amid Signs of Slower Growth

Ven, 09/28/2018 - 20:15
New directives betray a mounting anxiety among Chinese leaders that the country could be facing a worsening slump as the trade war with the United States intensifies.

Cedric the Entertainer and Max Greenfield on Finding the Laughs in Gentrification

Ven, 09/28/2018 - 15:00
The stars of the new sitcom “The Neighborhood” discuss why multicam comedies still matter and the current “spotlight” on CBS.

The Red Carpet Hasn’t Changed. Don’t Blame the Stars. They’re Just Working.

Ven, 09/28/2018 - 13:41
For a few fleeting moments earlier this year, it seemed as if the red carpet had magically changed course.

China Rejects Trump’s Charges of Meddling in U.S. Elections

Ven, 09/28/2018 - 06:03
Mr. Trump called a paid China Daily insert in an Iowa newspaper “propaganda.” Chinese officials said the advertising was both lawful and commonplace.

Critic’s Notebook: A High-Stakes Hearing Raises Two Voices, One Quiet, One Loud

Ven, 09/28/2018 - 05:00
The political and gender divide in America played out on TV not just in what Christine Blasey and Brett Kavanaugh said, but how they said it.

Kavanaugh Hearings on TV Offer Riveting Drama to a Captive Nation

Ven, 09/28/2018 - 03:14
The coverage of the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh reflected a nation bitterly divided, but also produced a rare collective civic moment.

‘I Could Be Doing This All Day.’ Trump Delights in Sparring With the Press.

Gio, 09/27/2018 - 06:24
An 80-minute news conference made clear that President Trump is never more comfortable than when he is mixing it up with the media he loves to say he hates.

The Distracted Boyfriend Who Took Over the Internet Is Deemed Sexist in Sweden

Mer, 09/26/2018 - 21:31
Sweden’s advertising ombudsman ruled that a job advertisement using the “distracted boyfriend” meme discriminated against women.

Fox, Acting on Behalf of Disney, Sells Its Stake in Sky to Comcast

Mer, 09/26/2018 - 20:45
The deal, worth $15 billion, ends Rupert Murdoch’s connection with Sky, and provides money for Disney to invest in streaming.

Website Revs Up, With New York Magazine’s Help, to Cover More Local News

Mer, 09/26/2018 - 18:55
The City will start in January and operate independently from the magazine. It plans to hire 15 journalists to focus on beats like transportation, politics and affordable housing.

Richard Parsons Is Named Interim Chairman at CBS

Mer, 09/26/2018 - 05:55
The appointment of Mr. Parsons, a former Time Warner and Citigroup chairman, is the latest move in a continuing shake-up during what has been a turbulent period for the company.

Mel Elfin, Newsman Who Built Up College Ranking Guide, Dies at 89

Mer, 09/26/2018 - 02:02
He oversaw the expansion of U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings, a boon to high school seniors but also a target of criticism.

Hold the Donuts, Says Newly Named Dunkin’

Mer, 09/26/2018 - 01:26
The treats remain but they are not a part of the company’s new “brand identity.” The shift is a nod to the chain’s beverage sales, which make up 60 percent of its business.

The NYT Is on It: Zendaya Is Meechee Is a Post-Vine Vine

Mar, 09/25/2018 - 21:37
And now we can all say Zendaya properly.

Ex-Content Moderator Sues Facebook, Saying Violent Images Caused Her PTSD

Mar, 09/25/2018 - 19:57
The woman, who worked as a contractor for Facebook for nine months, cited her viewing of thousands of images of rapes, killings and other disturbing acts.

Supreme Court Fight Goes Prime Time With Kavanaugh’s Fox News Interview

Mar, 09/25/2018 - 05:51
Brett M. Kavanaugh submitted to questions about allegations of sexual misconduct, the first time in memory that a Supreme Court nominee was interviewed on TV before a confirmation vote.