Media and Adv

After Dismal Summer, Hollywood Pins Hopes on Fall Ticket Sales

Dom, 09/03/2017 - 20:40
Despite hits like “Wonder Woman,” studios struggled badly at the domestic box office over the summer, as a parade of expensive sequels disappointed.

The Cambodia Daily to Close (After Chasing One Last Big Story)

Dom, 09/03/2017 - 19:18
The government says The Daily owes a tax bill of $6.3 million and must pay up or “pack up and go.” Its last print issue will be published on Monday.

Serena Williams Gives Birth to a Baby Girl

Sab, 09/02/2017 - 01:18
The tennis star has not played a match since winning her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open on Jan. 28.

‘True Detective’ Will Return for a Third Season on HBO

Ven, 09/01/2017 - 17:16
Mahershala Ali will star in a new round of the series, which will take place in the Ozarks. Nic Pizzolatto is once again writing nearly all of the episodes.

For 18 Hours, 3 Men in Houston Fought for Survival in Hurricane Harvey

Ven, 09/01/2017 - 14:42
The men, including two journalists for The Daily Mail chronicling a rescue attempt, jumped out of a boat shortly before it crashed into power lines.

Village Voice Lays Off 13 of 17 Union Employees

Ven, 09/01/2017 - 00:55
The cuts are a manifestation of tensions that some staff members said have roiled the newsroom for the last few months.

Syd Silverman, 85, Who Kept Variety Boffo for 30 Years, Is Dead

Gio, 08/31/2017 - 22:43
Mr. Silverman’s grandfather started the show-business bible, known for its headlines and for coining slang expressions, in 1905. He took over in 1957.

‘Young Sheldon’ Reinvents ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Formula. Will It Work?

Gio, 08/31/2017 - 11:00
For the CBS prequel, the co-creator Chuck Lorre abandoned the format that made him successful by instead using a single camera, voice-over narration and a child actor.

U.N. Human Rights Chief Condemns Trump’s Attacks on Media

Gio, 08/31/2017 - 00:56
The rebuke by Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said the president’s words could incite violence and had potentially dangerous consequences outside the United States.

Six-Second Commercials Are Coming to N.F.L. Games on Fox

Gio, 08/31/2017 - 00:37
Already prevalent online, shorter ads are seen as a way to address shorter attention spans, and eventually reduce the length of commercial breaks.

Top Fox TV Executive Exiting, and May Join AMC

Gio, 08/31/2017 - 00:10
David Madden, Fox’s president of entertainment, is leaving the network and is in discussions to lead programming at AMC. He will be replaced by Michael Thorn.

Howard Kaminsky, Publisher With a Best-Seller Sense, Dies at 77

Mer, 08/30/2017 - 02:32
In top publishing jobs, Mr. Kaminsky steered Richard Simmons, Xaviera Hollander, Richard Nixon and Donald Trump into print while writing his own novels.

Sarah Palin’s Defamation Suit Against The New York Times Is Dismissed

Mar, 08/29/2017 - 22:58
The former Alaska governor failed to show that the newspaper had acted maliciously when it made a mistake in an editorial, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

‘Do It Now!’ U.K. Regulator Turns to Animatronic Arnold Schwarzenegger

Mar, 08/29/2017 - 19:24
In seeking to educate the public about a missold insurance product, the Financial Conduct Authority has drafted a robotic Arnie.

Japan Wakes to a Text Message: Missile Approaching

Mar, 08/29/2017 - 16:05
An alert that roused people from sleep and interrupted the morning commute warned residents that North Korea had launched a missile.

‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Sets Ratings Record

Lun, 08/28/2017 - 22:18
Sunday’s conclusion to Season 6 drew 12.1 million viewers, Nielsen said, three million more than last year’s finale.

Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ Begins With a Bang

Lun, 08/28/2017 - 21:20
The song obliterated Spotify’s record for most plays in a single day, while the emo band Brand New opened at No. 1 on Billboard’s album chart.

The Guardian Sets Up a Nonprofit to Support Its Journalism

Lun, 08/28/2017 - 11:33
The establishment of the venture has come as philanthropic circles become more concerned about the future of the media.

State of the Art: So Trump Makes Spelling Errors. In the Twitter Age, Whoo Doesn’t?

Lun, 08/28/2017 - 00:22
In tweets, the president seems to spell poorly, and he’s been flogged for it. But there’s an argument to be made that the spelling police should relax a bit.

Advertising: Statesman Bourbon Hits the Big Screen and the Shelves

Dom, 08/27/2017 - 21:04
In a bit of reverse product placement, the spinoff of the Old Forester brand was created for “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” and is now available to buy.