Media and Adv

Daniel Radcliffe to Co-Star With Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale on Broadway

Mer, 06/06/2018 - 17:00
“The Lifespan of a Fact” is an adaptation of a book about the long and difficult process of editing and fact-checking an essay about a child suicide.

Books News: At 99, the Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti Has a New Novel

Mer, 06/06/2018 - 16:27
It will be published by Doubleday next spring, in time for Mr. Ferlinghetti’s 100th birthday.

Wall Street Journal, Its Newsroom Unsettled, Names a New Editor

Mer, 06/06/2018 - 06:00
During Gerard Baker’s tenure as editor in chief, the paper broke big stories and circulation rose — but he faced unrest in the newsroom.

Jordan Peele Signs TV Deal With Amazon

Mer, 06/06/2018 - 00:42
The streaming service looks to add to its slate of original programming with the Oscar-winning writer and director of “Get Out.”

U.K. Clears Way for Bidding War Between Comcast and Disney Over Sky

Mar, 06/05/2018 - 22:39
A decision by Britain’s culture secretary sets up a new phase in a battle between two media giants, as the industry rushes to consolidate.

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.

Melissa McCarthy Movie Wins a Round in ‘Sesame Street’ Lawsuit

Sab, 06/02/2018 - 03:42
A judge said this week that the raunchy comedy, directed by a son of Jim Henson, can say “No Sesame. All Street” in its ads while legal arguments continue.

A Texas Wild Card Wins Spelling Bee With ‘Koinonia’

Sab, 06/02/2018 - 03:42
Karthik Nemmani, a 14-year-old who had never won a state or regional bee, bested veteran contenders to take the top prize at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Joy Reid, MSNBC Host, Apologizes Again as More Incendiary Blog Posts Surface

Sab, 06/02/2018 - 01:19
Ms. Reid’s decade-old blog, which contained homophobic posts, also promoted a 9/11 conspiracy and an insulting photo of Senator John McCain.

Hello, You Must Be Going: Hulu Parts With a Top Executive

Ven, 06/01/2018 - 23:57
Last summer, Joel Stillerman joined the streaming platform as its first chief content officer. Now he’s out, and the job will not be refilled.

He Fixes the Worst P.R. Crises Imaginable. Then Came Harvey Weinstein.

Ven, 06/01/2018 - 21:42
Michael Sitrick built his career on helping the rich and powerful deflect damaging headlines. There was no spinning this.

A Crackdown on Film Props Angers Hong Kong’s Cinephiles

Ven, 06/01/2018 - 16:38
Two members of a film crew were sentenced for possessing counterfeit bills used in an award-winning movie. The case has baffled industry observers.

Bits: Kevin’s Week in Tech: Pity the Tech B-List

Ven, 06/01/2018 - 15:00
There seems to be a growing rift between the largest tech companies — Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft — and the rest of the industry. Our tech columnist explains.

the tony awards: She’s Photographed Broadway for Years. Now Broadway is Honoring Her.

Ven, 06/01/2018 - 11:01
Sara Krulwich has been shooting plays and musicals for The New York Times since the 1990s. On June 4, her work is being recognized by the Tony Awards.