Media and Adv

FX Strikes Deal With Comcast for Ad-Free Premium Service

Lun, 08/07/2017 - 15:00
The new offering, FX+, is a small but significant step for an ad-supported cable network toward competing with larger entertainment rivals like Netflix and HBO.

In a Corporate Concert World, an Indie Thrives in Washington

Dom, 08/06/2017 - 22:35
The promoter Seth Hurwitz has succeeded by creating high-quality venues and catering to artists’ needs. His latest undertaking is no exception.

The Potential and Peril of Giving a Brand a Human Face

Dom, 08/06/2017 - 21:07
Characters like Flo, star of 140 Progressive Insurance commercials, can deliver a brand message in a potent way. But they’re not great at evolving.

‘Detroit’ Suffers Box-Office Setback as ‘Dark Tower’ Is No. 1

Dom, 08/06/2017 - 19:46
Annapurna Pictures, founded by Megan Ellison, gambled that a wide audience would embrace “Detroit.” Instead, it earned $7.3 million, good for eighth place.

The Shift: Political Donors Put Their Money Where the Memes Are

Dom, 08/06/2017 - 17:22
Funding is flowing into social media, where partisan organizations are specializing in creating viral messages to reach voters.

Fox News Suspends Eric Bolling After Report of Lewd Text Messages

Sab, 08/05/2017 - 22:20
Mr. Bolling, a longtime host at the network, was accused of sending photographs of male genitalia to at least three female colleagues.

Richard Dudman, Reporter at Center of History’s Churn, Dies at 99

Sab, 08/05/2017 - 02:58
The journalist for The St. Louis Post-Dispatch spent over a month in Cambodia as a captive of the Vietcong, met Pol Pot and published excerpts from the Pentagon Papers.