Media and Adv

‘Rampage’ Is No. 1, Proving Dwayne Johnson’s Box Office Might

Dom, 04/15/2018 - 19:19
“Rampage” beat the still-strong “A Quiet Place” in the weekend box office derby, as the Blumhouse horror brand made “Truth or Dare” an unlikely hit.

Martin Sorrell Resigns as Chief of WPP Advertising Agency

Dom, 04/15/2018 - 02:57
Mr. Sorrell had been facing an allegation of personal misconduct. The company said an investigation concluded the issue did not involve amounts that were “material.”

Another Harry Potter Landmark: At $68 Million, the Most Expensive Broadway Nonmusical Play Ever

Sab, 04/14/2018 - 19:44
In a sign of high expectations for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” the producers and theater owners spent lavishly, even paying Cirque du Soleil to clear out of the space.

Bill Cosby Accuser Tells Jury: ‘I Could Not Fight Him Off’

Sab, 04/14/2018 - 01:34
In her second appearance as a witness against Bill Cosby, Ms. Constand said he drugged and sexually assaulted her after she had rejected his advances.

L.A. Times’s New Owner Plans Big Moves. First Up, Relocating to the Suburbs.

Sab, 04/14/2018 - 01:33
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who will soon take over the newspaper, dropped a bombshell to employees on Friday: He is moving the offices to El Segundo.

Michael Ferro Agrees to Sell All of His Shares in Tronc

Sab, 04/14/2018 - 01:29
Mr. Ferro’s move ends his relationship with the embattled newspaper publisher, which is selling The Los Angeles Times and owns The Chicago Tribune.

BBC to Resurrect Full ‘Rivers of Blood’ Speech, Spurring Outrage

Ven, 04/13/2018 - 18:23
Social media users denounced the BBC’s plan to broadcast the full text of an incendiary 1968 speech by the right-wing politician Enoch Powell, saying it would normalize hate.

Yesterday in Styles: Wait, New Jersey Was Once Not Cool?

Ven, 04/13/2018 - 18:00
For years a punch line to snooty New Yorkers, New Jersey came into its own as a cultural hub in the 1990s, thanks to Lauryn Hill, Kevin Smith and “The Sopranos.”

Janice Dickinson at Cosby Trial: ‘Here Was America’s Dad on Top of Me’

Ven, 04/13/2018 - 01:01
The former model says Bill Cosby drugged her then assaulted her in a hotel room in Lake Tahoe, but his defense team suggests she is making it up.

After Cambridge Analytica, Privacy Experts Get to Say ‘I Told You So’

Gio, 04/12/2018 - 23:32
The scandal over how Facebook let a consulting firm gain access to user information is ushering in a new era for privacy experts, whose warnings about online privacy have long gone unheeded.

Mark Zuckerberg Has a Lot of Homework to Do

Gio, 04/12/2018 - 23:19
In two days on Capitol Hill, the Facebook chief promised numerous lawmakers that he would get back to them with answers to their questions. We counted up that workload.

Colorado Group Pushes to Buy Embattled Denver Post From New York Hedge Fund

Gio, 04/12/2018 - 20:13
The newspaper took the unusual step of using its pages to publicly excoriate its out-of-town owner on Sunday. The civic group wants to return the paper to local ownership.

ESPN Tries to Get With a Mobile, App-Driven World

Gio, 04/12/2018 - 17:06
The company best known for its television networks launches ESPN+, which it hopes can capture the next generation of sports fans.

Investigators Focus on Another Trump Ally: The National Enquirer

Gio, 04/12/2018 - 08:35
A federal inquiry is examining the relationship between a tabloid company, President Trump and his lawyer Michael D. Cohen, whose office was raided by the F.B.I.

Tech Fix: I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes.

Mer, 04/11/2018 - 23:28
Using a tool that Facebook offers its users, our columnist found out more than he wanted to know about the social network, the ad industry and himself.

Mariah Carey Opens Up About Bipolar Disorder

Mer, 04/11/2018 - 22:10
The disclosure to People magazine marks one of the first instances in which a celebrity of Ms. Carey’s stature has acknowledged mental health issues.

Tech We’re Using: How to Stay on Top of Breaking News

Mer, 04/11/2018 - 16:21
Jonah Bromwich, a breaking news reporter at The Times, uses an arsenal of social media tools to catch the latest tweets, posts and comments and to discern their patterns.

European Authorities Raid Offices of 21st Century Fox Unit

Mer, 04/11/2018 - 01:52
The European Commission searched the London offices of Fox Networks Group as part of an antitrust investigation into the distribution of sports programming.

Fact Check: Fact Check: What Mark Zuckerberg Is Saying About Facebook, Data and Elections

Mar, 04/10/2018 - 22:21
We fact checked what Facebook’s chief executive is telling lawmakers in congressional hearings about the social network’s responsibilities to users and more.

Facebook Data Collected by Cambridge Analytica Included Private Messages

Mar, 04/10/2018 - 21:57
The social network revealed that the harvesting of people’s Facebook data was not limited to public profile information.