Media and Adv

Will AT&T Be Able to Handle HBO?

Gio, 06/14/2018 - 11:00
With the court approval of its acquisition of Time Warner, a telecommunications company moves one step closer to the glittering arena of show business.

Douglas Bennet, Who Led NPR and Wesleyan, Dies at 79

Gio, 06/14/2018 - 01:53
In his 10 years at National Public Radio, Mr. Bennet brought financial stability to the organization, which had been on shaky fiscal ground.

Comcast Offers $65 Billion for 21st Century Fox, Challenging Disney

Gio, 06/14/2018 - 01:48
The cable giant’s bid for the bulk of Fox’s businesses sets up a fight with Disney, which has already struck a $52.4 billion deal for Rupert Murdoch’s empire.

How ‘The Incredibles’ Got an Upgrade

Gio, 06/14/2018 - 00:01
It’s the same family, but 14 years later, technological advances mean a much more subtle look for “Incredibles 2.”

Tech Fix: Your Wi-Fi Security Is Probably Weak. Here’s How to Fix That.

Mer, 06/13/2018 - 23:32
After malware recently infected hundreds of thousands of Wi-Fi routers, our personal tech columnist came up with this guide for ensuring the security of networking gear.

Tech We’re Using: How Technology Transforms the World of Comic Books

Mer, 06/13/2018 - 21:23
Digital comics. New apps. More interactivity. Here’s what technology has done to the comic books industry.

AT&T’s Time Warner Takeover Wins Judge’s Approval in Defeat for Justice Dept.

Mer, 06/13/2018 - 05:55
The Trump administration had sued to block the deal, saying that it would lead to fewer choices and higher prices for consumers.

New York Times Examines Work History of Reporter in Leak Case

Mer, 06/13/2018 - 05:48
The Times said that it was reviewing Ali Watkins’s involvement in the case, including her relationship with James Wolfe, a former Senate Intelligence Committee aide.

After AT&T-Time Warner Approval, Focus Shifts to Comcast and Disney

Mer, 06/13/2018 - 03:44
AT&T’s court victory in its bid to buy Time Warner is the starting gun for a raft of media mergers that could upend the industry.

AT&T Has Had Many Run-Ins With the Government

Mer, 06/13/2018 - 00:14
The ruling expected Tuesday in the AT&T-Time Warner case is just the latest chapter in AT&T’s tangles with United States antitrust law over the years.

Murray Fromson, Champion of Press Freedom, Dies at 88

Mar, 06/12/2018 - 22:18
A well-traveled print and broadcast reporter, he covered the biggest stories of his day, including the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement.

Nick Meglin, 82, a Mad Magazine Mainstay, Is Dead

Mar, 06/12/2018 - 21:54
In his half-century at Mad, Mr. Meglin became the chief barometer of whether the magazine’s humor had gone too far — or not far enough.

The Best and Worst of the Tony Awards 2018

Mar, 06/12/2018 - 03:03
A look at the most memorable moments from this year’s ceremony celebrating Broadway.

Amazon Studios’ New Boss Is Reshaping Its Strategy. Step One: Lure New Talent.

Mar, 06/12/2018 - 02:32
Jennifer Salke, the new head of the tech giant’s TV and movie division, is letting Hollywood know that the door is open for creative talent to find a home at Amazon.

Facebook Gives Lawmakers Follow-Up Answers, but Not Much Is New

Mar, 06/12/2018 - 02:15
In 454 pages made public by Congress on Monday, Facebook provided responses to more than 2,000 questions from lawmakers over its policies.

State of the Art: How Net Neutrality Actually Ended Long Before This Week

Mar, 06/12/2018 - 01:32
The internet was supposed to operate outside communications monopolies. Now it is run by giants — and net neutrality didn’t stand a chance, our tech columnist says.

Craigslist Founder Gives $20 Million to CUNY Journalism School

Lun, 06/11/2018 - 22:32
Craig Newmark’s website for classified ads siphoned off more than $5 billion from the newspaper industry, according to one study. But he says his donation is not motivated by guilt.

TV Ratings for Tonys Go Up, Bucking an Award-Show Trend

Lun, 06/11/2018 - 21:18
Sunday night’s telecast of the Tony Awards drew 6.3 million viewers on CBS, a modest uptick but a contrast to plummeting numbers for the Oscars and Grammys.

Kanye West’s ‘Ye’ Ties a Record Held by Eminem and the Beatles

Lun, 06/11/2018 - 19:21
The rapper’s new album is his eighth consecutive to open at No. 1, with the equivalent of 208,000 U.S. album sales its debut week.

IHOP Promotes Burgers by ‘Changing’ Name to IHOb, Gets Reaction

Lun, 06/11/2018 - 17:49
A 21st century marketing success story.