Media and Adv

Bernard E. Trainor, 89, General Turned Military Analyst, Is Dead

Lun, 06/04/2018 - 21:51
A Marine combat veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, he collaborated on three books that took a critical view of American policy in the wars with Iraq.

Facebook Tried to Rein In Fake Ads. It Fell Short in a California Race.

Lun, 06/04/2018 - 01:13
Measures to prevent election interference remain spotty, as shown in the Fourth Congressional District’s Democratic primary.

I, Sy: Seymour Hersh’s Memoir of a Life Making the Mighty Sweat

Lun, 06/04/2018 - 00:32
In “Reporter,” Mr. Hersh revisits his coverage of Vietnam, Nixon and bin Laden. “I will happily permit history to be the judge of my recent work.”

Advertising: A Sign of ‘Modern Society’: More Multiracial Families in Commercials

Dom, 06/03/2018 - 20:46
A few years ago, Cheerios was the subject of racist vitriol online after showing a multiracial family in an ad. Now more companies are showing these relationships as a way of signifying their values.

‘Solo’ Is Running on Fumes at the Box Office

Dom, 06/03/2018 - 18:54
The “Star Wars” film dropped off steeply in its second week, making just $29.3 million domestically.

A Year in Media Apologies

Dom, 06/03/2018 - 00:07
Crude jokes, slurs, offensive words — here are some of the high-profile TV personalities who have apologized for controversial statements over the past year.

Books News: Want Michael Lewis’s Next Book? You’ll Have to Listen to It.

Sab, 06/02/2018 - 18:54
A growing group of successful authors, including Michael Lewis and Robert Caro, are releasing audio originals, hoping to take advantage of the exploding audiobook market.