Media and Adv

Hollywood No Match for Mayweather vs. McGregor

Dom, 08/27/2017 - 20:09
Lethargic new movies, pay-per-view competition and Hurricane Harvey made for a terrible weekend at the box office. “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” stayed at No. 1.

Memo From Buenos Aires: Argentine Paper Stood Up to the Generals, but Succumbed to Market Forces

Dom, 08/27/2017 - 17:00
The Buenos Aires Herald, which exposed abuse during the 1976-83 military dictatorship, published its final edition last month.

Bill Nye Files $37 Million Suit Against Disney Over Royalties

Sab, 08/26/2017 - 06:24
Mr. Nye said in a lawsuit that he was deprived of $9 million in profits from his children’s show, “Bill Nye the Science Guy.”

MoviePass Drops Its Price, Pleasing Customers but Angering AMC

Sab, 08/26/2017 - 00:56
The subscription service for movie tickets gained over 150,000 users after slashing its price, but a leading chain said it is “not welcome here.”

In Social Media Era, Selfies Are the New Tupperware Party

Ven, 08/25/2017 - 20:26
The success of Rodan & Fields, maker of Lash Boost, shows that people can be persuaded to buy all kinds of products based on friends’ testimonials.

Is ‘Wonder Woman’ Feminist? James Cameron’s Comments Draw a Rebuke.

Ven, 08/25/2017 - 19:14
Patty Jenkins, the director of the film, spoke out against Mr. Cameron’s charges of objectification.

Corner Office: Sarah Thompson of Droga5 on the Selfless Nature of Leadership

Ven, 08/25/2017 - 13:00
The chief executive of an ad agency says leaders have to focus on making their teams better. Droga5 has done advertising work for The New York Times.

After Charlottesville, Even Dating Apps Are Cracking Down on Hate

Ven, 08/25/2017 - 00:19
OKCupid and other dating sites are the latest tech companies to ban extremists.

Felo Ramirez, Enduring Voice of Baseball in Latin America, Dies at 94

Ven, 08/25/2017 - 00:10
Mr. Ramirez reached more than 200 radio stations over 72 years, the last 24 announcing Miami Marlins games.

Looking Back: 1967 | The Times Plans a Second, Sparkling Newspaper

Gio, 08/24/2017 - 17:08
Fifty years ago, only one afternoon paper was left in New York City. The Times thought it could fill the void with something sophisticated and bright.

Common Sense: Disney, Ditching Netflix, Grabs a New Key to the Kingdom

Gio, 08/24/2017 - 16:18
With the disruption of cable and broadcast distribution, the company is betting that a direct-to-consumer model will be a new path to revenue growth.

Jack Rosenthal, Times Journalist and Civic Leader, Is Dead at 82

Gio, 08/24/2017 - 12:06
An aide to Robert F. Kennedy, he later led the editorial page and the Sunday magazine at The New York Times.

To Get People in Stores, Disney Offers ‘Star Wars’ Treasure Hunt

Gio, 08/24/2017 - 09:00
The promotion for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will involve an augmented reality event spread across some 20,000 stores in 30 countries.

Mediator: Trump Takes Aim at the Press, With a Flamethrower

Gio, 08/24/2017 - 08:44
As the president’s attacks on the media become more strident, worries rise that reporters are being put at risk of violence.

ESPN Pulls a Broadcaster, Robert Lee, and Encounters a Storm

Gio, 08/24/2017 - 03:40
A decision that a broadcaster who shares a name with a Confederate general should not call a Virginia game in Charlottesville has been met with criticism.

Advertising Giant WPP Lowers Forecast as Clients Cut Back

Gio, 08/24/2017 - 02:15
As consumer packaged goods companies cut advertising spending, WPP said it expected net sales for the year would be flat to up 1 percent.

Trump, Calling Journalists ‘Sick People,’ Puts Media on Edge

Mer, 08/23/2017 - 22:54
The president’s angry condemnation during a campaign-style rally heightened the fear that verbal attacks on the press could lead to physical attacks.

Wall Street Journal Editor Admonishes Reporters Over Trump Coverage

Mer, 08/23/2017 - 21:41
In internal emails, Gerard Baker described the draft of an article about the president’s rally in Phoenix as “commentary dressed up as news reporting.”

State of the Art: A Hunt for Ways to Combat Online Radicalization

Mer, 08/23/2017 - 11:00
There are similarities between how Islamists and white nationalists operate online, researchers said. Those can be used to limit recruitment’s reach.

ESPN, Citing Safety, Says Robert Lee Won’t Broadcast Virginia Football Game

Mer, 08/23/2017 - 06:44
The network said Mr. Lee, who shares a name with a Confederate general, would cover another football game on Sept. 2 instead of the University of Virginia game.