Media and Adv

Snap Reverses Slide as User Growth and Revenue Jump

Mer, 02/07/2018 - 01:34
The social media company posted robust revenue and user growth in its latest quarter. It made it easier to buy ads and may have benefited from Facebook’s troubles.

Newsweek Fires Editors and Reporter Who Investigated the Company

Mar, 02/06/2018 - 17:45
Three were fired, and two others left in limbo, in a purge that targeted employees involved in coverage of Newsweek Media Group’s financial and legal troubles.

Making Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Into Super Bowl’s Dancing M.V.P.s

Mar, 02/06/2018 - 15:34
The choreographer of the N.F.L.’s “Dirty Dancing” ad talks about turning football players into hoofers.

Hispanic Group Protests at Oscars Luncheon

Mar, 02/06/2018 - 04:08
The activists, carrying signs with messages like “Hire Brown Tinseltown,” were decrying the lack of Hispanic characters in Hollywood films.

How Silicon Valley Came to Be a Land of ‘Bros’

Lun, 02/05/2018 - 17:32
Why is the tech industry populated with so many aggressive dudes and so few women? Emily Chang examined the issue in her book, “Brotopia,” and shared her findings with us.

How Bell Pottinger, P.R. Firm for Despots and Rogues, Met Its End in South Africa

Lun, 02/05/2018 - 16:45
The British firm Bell Pottinger, hired by three brothers now caught up in a nationwide corruption scandal, helped drive racial tensions to levels not felt since apartheid.

Ram Trucks Commercial With Martin Luther King Jr. Sermon Is Criticized

Lun, 02/05/2018 - 12:00
A Super Bowl ad by Ram had viewers openly wondering whether the company really used Dr. King’s words about the value of service to sell vehicles.

Super Bowl Commercials: Advertisers Prepare for Their Biggest Stage

Dom, 02/04/2018 - 22:11
In an era of cord-cutting, the Super Bowl still provides marketers with a huge audience. This year’s ads may focus on humor and nostalgia, rather than politics.

Lin Bolen, a Trailblazing TV Executive, Dies at 76

Dom, 02/04/2018 - 21:42
Rising to a vice presidency at NBC in the early 1970s, Ms. Bolen energized the network’s daytime lineup.

‘Winchester’ Claims No. 3 at Box Office Amid Super Bowl Slowdown

Dom, 02/04/2018 - 20:36
With movie studios avoiding competition with the Super Bowl, the newcomer “Winchester” took in $9.3 million this weekend.

Witnesses Shed New Light on Natalie Wood’s ‘Suspicious Death’

Sab, 02/03/2018 - 17:52
The actress’s 1981 death was recently reclassified. “She got in the water somehow, and I don’t think she got in the water by herself,” an investigator said.

How a Crowdsourced List Set Off Months of #MeToo Debate

Sab, 02/03/2018 - 14:52
A Google document captured a movement and changed the lives of more than 70 men in the media business whom it called out for behaviors ranging from aggressive flirting to rape.

First Female Editor of Bild, Influential German Tabloid, Steps Down

Sab, 02/03/2018 - 05:52
Tanit Koch resigned after a power struggle with another of the publication’s executives, a male former war correspondent.

A West Virginia Newspaper Won Journalism’s Top Award. Now It’s Filed for Bankruptcy.

Ven, 02/02/2018 - 20:59
The Charleston Gazette-Mail has long had a reputation as a scrappy and tenacious local watchdog, but it isn’t immune to the pressures of the industry.

Yesterday In Styles: Remind Me, Why Was It That We Ever Watched Infomercials?

Ven, 02/02/2018 - 18:11
In the ’90s, the commercial became the show as infomercials ruled the night. Were we all just looking for televised Prozac?

Reunited? CBS and Viacom Are Talking About It

Ven, 02/02/2018 - 04:32
As the two companies seek scale to compete in the age of streaming content, they have formed a committee to explore the possibility of a deal.

The Advertising Firm Droga5 Fires Its Chief Creative Officer

Ven, 02/02/2018 - 00:45
Citing a need for ‘a safe and inclusive environment,’ the agency behind a recent New York Times ad campaign severed ties with Ted Royer after an investigation.

Nicholas von Hoffman, Provocative Journalist and Author, Dies at 88

Gio, 02/01/2018 - 20:37
In columns and books, Mr. von Hoffman examined American politics and culture from a left-wing perspective over five decades.

Press Freedom Group Saves Archives of Gawker and LA Weekly

Gio, 02/01/2018 - 16:41
The Freedom of the Press Foundation will make copies of content from sites that it thinks are at risk of being defanged by wealthy buyers.

On the Runway: Kanye West Finally Gets His Fashion Right

Gio, 02/01/2018 - 14:46
With his Yeezy Season 6 Kim-a-likes, the artist-designer adds a much-needed element to his style arsenal.