Media and Adv

We Have Streaming Revenue, Too, Says NBC. And We Can Prove It.

Lun, 02/19/2018 - 04:31
The network’s entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt says NBC has learned how to generate more cash from digital views, and keep track of it.

Advertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That’s a Good Thing, Right?

Lun, 02/19/2018 - 02:32
The brower’s latest update filters out pop-up ads and other annoyances. It also strengthens Google’s grip on the web.

‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Records and Hollywood Myths

Dom, 02/18/2018 - 21:59
“Black Panther” arrived to a record-setting $218 million in Presidents’ Day weekend ticket sales in North America and a global total of $387 million.

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Dom, 02/18/2018 - 20:51
Public broadcasting, which fosters an intimate relationship with its listeners and counts on their donations, is scrambling after the ouster of prominent figures over allegations of misbehavior.

Laura Ingraham’s Comments on LeBron James Draw Criticism From Dwyane Wade

Sab, 02/17/2018 - 05:33
The N.B.A. star was reacting to the Fox News host’s mocking comments toward his former teammate, LeBron James.

Lerone Bennett Jr., Historian of Black America, Dies at 89

Sab, 02/17/2018 - 00:58
Mr. Bennett, the author of “Before the Mayflower” and other books, was also a top editor at Ebony magazine for decades.

Media Memo: A Familiar Editorial Split After Parkland Shooting, but Not Everywhere

Sab, 02/17/2018 - 00:41
A surprise editorial in favor of gun control from the Trump-friendly New York Post appears among a deluge of argument and erroneous reporting.

While ‘Last Week Tonight’ Was Away, John Oliver Was Busy

Ven, 02/16/2018 - 11:00
Mr. Oliver talks about the new season of his topical HBO comedy series and a challenging interview of Dustin Hoffman that he conducted.

‘Black Panther’ Poised to Shatter a Hollywood Myth

Ven, 02/16/2018 - 02:12
The film is expected to take in at least $250 million worldwide this weekend, disproving the notion that movies rooted in black culture cannot be global blockbusters.

Amazon Moves On Without ‘Transparent’ Actor Jeffrey Tambor

Ven, 02/16/2018 - 02:05
The 73-year-old star of Jill Soloway’s Emmy-winning series will not return to the role that brought him late-career plaudits.

NBC Promotes Two Women to Lead Scripted Programming

Ven, 02/16/2018 - 00:50
Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta will become co-presidents, replacing Jennifer Salke, who announced last week that she was leaving to run Amazon Studios.

N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game

Gio, 02/15/2018 - 19:56
Los Angeles is suddenly crawling with basketball royalty like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who are developing TV shows, streaming offerings and movies.

As the Streaming Wars Heat Up, Ryan Murphy Cashes In

Gio, 02/15/2018 - 01:44
The producer agreed to a $300 million Netflix deal months after Shonda Rhimes signed for $100 million and Apple and Amazon contributed to a manic market.

Netflix Is Getting Huge. But Can It Get Great?

Mer, 02/14/2018 - 22:24
Having signed Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes, this streaming service is creating a parallel TV universe. But imitation isn’t the route to brilliance.

Beyoncé Songs Come to the Olympics. But Who Pays for the Rights?

Mer, 02/14/2018 - 21:15
Songs with lyrics are permitted at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang for the first time. And because the Games are considered a “live event,” no special permission is required.

Audible Will Bring Back ‘Harry Clarke’ Off Broadway

Mer, 02/14/2018 - 20:26
The production of “Harry Clarke,” a one-man show starring Billy Crudup, is the latest step in the audiobook maker’s investment in contemporary theater.

After a Twitter Storm, The Times and a New Hire Part Ways

Mer, 02/14/2018 - 05:10
Soon after Quinn Norton joined the editorial board, social media users discovered tweets in which she used slurs and spoke of her friendship with a Nazi.

Netflix Lures Ryan Murphy in Deal Said to Be Worth Up to $300 Million

Mer, 02/14/2018 - 04:00
A five-year agreement with the producer behind “Glee” and “American Horror Story,” whose Fox contract expires this summer, leaves Disney and Amazon in the lurch.

Former Employee Sues Vice, Claiming It Pays Women Less

Mer, 02/14/2018 - 00:17
The lawsuit, which is seeking class-action status, claims the news and entertainment company marginalizes women and systematically pays them less than men.

Fake News and Bots May Be Worrisome, but Their Political Power Is Overblown

Mar, 02/13/2018 - 13:00
It’s very hard to change people’s minds, especially when so many are already committed partisans.