Media and Adv

‘End Family Fire’ Campaign Hopes to Combat Accidental Child Gun Deaths

Mer, 08/08/2018 - 17:45
The nonprofit that helped popularize Smokey Bear and “friends don’t let friends drive drunk” is teaming up with a gun control group to promote safe firearm storage.

A Guide to Covering the Manafort Trial

Mer, 08/08/2018 - 17:35
Reporters and news assistants in the Washington bureau have developed a series of tactics to manage the trial’s demands.

Belarus Detains 18 Journalists in Raids at Independent Outlets

Mer, 08/08/2018 - 17:10
Officials from the Investigative Committee searched the offices of three news organizations, raising fears of a crackdown on dissent.

Snap’s Drop in Active Users Could Signal a Social Media Peak

Mer, 08/08/2018 - 01:53
The maker of Snapchat said it lost 3 million daily active users in the latest quarter, following similar drops or flattening growth from Facebook and Twitter.

Alex Jones Demands His Infowars Followers Rise Up and Buy More Merchandise

Mer, 08/08/2018 - 01:46
The right-wing conspiracy theorist was defiant, depicting himself as a victim in a war on free speech, as the removal of his content from most social media platforms drastically reduced his audience.

Disney Reports Earnings, but Focus Is on Its Streaming Service

Mer, 08/08/2018 - 01:37
Robert A. Iger, Disney’s chief executive, offered up few specifics about the service, but said its successful introduction would be the company’s “biggest priority” in 2019.

On Hunt for Content, AT&T Closes Deal for Chernin’s Otter Media

Mer, 08/08/2018 - 01:05
The company, which was owned by the Chernin Group and includes video and streaming offerings, was sold in a deal that values Otter at more than $1 billion.

West Hollywood Urges Removal of Trump’s Walk of Fame Star (It’s a Long Shot)

Mar, 08/07/2018 - 22:02
A resolution by the City Council there was largely meaningless because West Hollywood has no authority over the Walk of Fame, which is in Los Angeles.

Free Speech Scholars to Alex Jones: You’re Not Protected

Mar, 08/07/2018 - 21:15
The scholars, writing in a recent defamation suit, argued that much of what Mr. Jones of Infowars has said online does not deserve First Amendment safeguards.

Talk of Independence? Not in a Public Building, Ex-Hong Kong Leader Says

Mar, 08/07/2018 - 13:49
A dispute over a talk by the head of a pro-independence political party may test the limits of free speech in the semiautonomous Chinese territory.

Jeffrey Katzenberg Raises $1 Billion for Short-Form Video Venture

Mar, 08/07/2018 - 12:00
The longtime Hollywood executive sees a demand for high-quality bite-size content. Disney, NBC and Alibaba back his plan.

Joanna Coles Quits as Hearst’s Chief Content Officer

Mar, 08/07/2018 - 00:15
The former editor of Cosmopolitan was one of the company’s top executives. But last week Troy Young became the new president of its magazine division.

The New New World: A Generation Grows Up in China Without Google, Facebook or Twitter

Lun, 08/06/2018 - 20:23
Many foreign internet giants are blocked, leaving some young Chinese to wonder what those services even are — and reinforcing Beijing’s ideological control.

Beyoncé in Vogue: ‘We Will All Lose’ Without Diversity

Lun, 08/06/2018 - 20:03
“That is why I wanted to work with this brilliant 23-year-old photographer Tyler Mitchell,” she told Vogue for this year’s September issue.

H.F. Lenfest, Philanthropist and Owner of Philadelphia’s Newspapers, Dies at 88

Lun, 08/06/2018 - 19:44
Mr. Lenfest made $1 billion in the cable industry and gave most of it away to arts, education and journalism institutions.

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Easily Tops the Chart for a Fifth Week

Lun, 08/06/2018 - 19:23
The rapper’s double LP is up to 1.8 billion streams in the United States, but it faces competition next week from Travis Scott’s “Astroworld.”

Disney’s Streaming Service Starts to Come Into Focus

Lun, 08/06/2018 - 00:03
Ricky Strauss, a successful marketer, has been given oversight of original films and TV shows for Disney’s coming streaming service. Does he have what it takes?

When a Local Paper Gets New Owners, Partisan Strife Hits Its Doorstep

Dom, 08/05/2018 - 22:52
Some residents north of Los Angeles are worried about The Santa Clarita Valley Signal’s priorities after comments and tweets by the Republican couple who bought it.

Warts and All? That’s the Risk When a Founder Is the Face of a Company

Dom, 08/05/2018 - 22:50
Top executives have long been enlisted, to very good effect, to star in commercials for their companies. But it can be a fraught strategy, as the troubles at Papa John’s have shown.

For ‘Christopher Robin,’ Outselling Tom Cruise Is an Impossible Mission

Dom, 08/05/2018 - 19:55
“Mission: Impossible — Fallout” was the No. 1 movie in North America for the second weekend in a row, beating Disney’s new Winnie-the-Pooh film.