Media and Adv

‘The Predator’ Tops Box Office Despite Last-Minute Controversy

Dom, 09/16/2018 - 20:55
“The Predator” unseated “The Nun,” a surprise hit last weekend, after drawing negative attention over an actor’s status as a registered sex offender.

Profile: Jill Lepore on Writing the Story of America (in 1,000 Pages or Less)

Dom, 09/16/2018 - 16:00
After writing a shelf of books mining forgotten incidents and obscure lives, the Harvard scholar and New Yorker writer offers history on a grand scale.

Emma Stone, Jonah Hill and the Art of Keeping Viewers Off-Kilter

Ven, 09/14/2018 - 16:00
In “Maniac,” a new Netflix series about a dubious drug trial, participants may experience disorientation and lightheadedness. Viewers, too.

Bits: The Week in Tech: Apple’s Watch Steals the Show

Ven, 09/14/2018 - 15:00
Apple held its annual iPhone event, but its watch wowed the industry. Plus, Google is in for a tougher time in Washington.

Inside the Revolution at Condé Nast International

Ven, 09/14/2018 - 14:59
With more editorial firepower in London, and new titles opening in new markets, the spotlight falls on the publishing giant’s next moves.

John Wilcock, Pioneer of the Underground Press, Dies at 91

Ven, 09/14/2018 - 02:01
Mr. Wilcock led two lives: as a prolific travel writer and a provocateur at The Village Voice, The East Village Other and the Underground Press Syndicate.

At a Divided Network, What Now for CBS News and ‘60 Minutes’?

Ven, 09/14/2018 - 01:35
In its half-century on the air, “60 Minutes” has operated independently of the CBS News organization. Many at the show worry what will happen if the network takes more control.

Jim Nelson to Leave GQ After a 15-Year Run as Its Top Editor

Ven, 09/14/2018 - 00:51
A generational changing of the guard continues at Condé Nast. Will Welch, the editor of GQ Style, will take over the magazine by the year’s end.

What Happened to Fan Bingbing, China’s Most Famous Actress?

Ven, 09/14/2018 - 00:46
One of the most recognizable Chinese celebrities in the world has suffered a precipitous, and still mostly unexplained, fall from grace after accusations of tax evasion.

We’re Dating, K-Pop Stars Declare. You’re Fired, Their Label Says.

Ven, 09/14/2018 - 00:45
By making their relationship public, HyunA and E’Dawn breached an unspoken rule in the closely managed world of South Korean pop music.

Endeavor, Always Looking to Grow, Starts Podcast Division

Gio, 09/13/2018 - 20:17
The entertainment and sports conglomerate will partner with creative talents like Dick Wolf to develop, finance, produce, distribute and market podcasts.

Under Fire, Robert Mueller Has a Novel P.R. Strategy: Silence

Gio, 09/13/2018 - 11:00
Attacked by Fox News pundits, Rudolph Giuliani and a presidential Twitter account, the special counsel sticks to a stoic approach.

Critic’s notebook: The Best New Social Thriller Is a Podcast

Gio, 09/13/2018 - 10:00
“Adventures in New America” and “The Horror of Dolores Roach” take fiction podcasts to new heights with mash-ups of horror, comedy and social commentary.

Facebook ‘Better Prepared’ to Fight Election Interference, Mark Zuckerberg Says

Gio, 09/13/2018 - 09:24
The chief executive published a roughly 3,300-word post cataloging the steps the social network has taken to prevent manipulation.

Jacob Weisberg Leaves Slate to Join Malcolm Gladwell in Podcast Venture

Gio, 09/13/2018 - 01:04
After 22 years at the online magazine, Mr. Weisberg goes into business with his longtime friend who wrote “The Tipping Point.”

Barbara Gould, Model in a Famously Long-Lived TV Spot, Dies at 81

Gio, 09/13/2018 - 00:52
She was already a successful cover girl in 1975 when a TV commercial showing her buying a used fur hit the air — and continued to run for 14 years.

State of the Art: The Metamorphosis of Silicon Valley C.E.O.s: From Big to Boring

Gio, 09/13/2018 - 00:05
Technology chief executives were once admired for their force-of-nature personalities and daring. Now boring is the new black (or is it beige?). Except for Elon Musk, of course.

Norm Macdonald Compounds Problems With Down Syndrome Comment

Mer, 09/12/2018 - 23:38
In explaining his earlier remarks that seemed to criticize the #MeToo movement, the comedian said, “You’d have to have Down syndrome” not to feel sorry for sexual abuse victims.

Bullying Text Message Has ‘60 Minutes’ Chief Ousted as Upheaval at CBS Continues

Mer, 09/12/2018 - 23:04
Mr. Fager was dismissed four days after the network’s chief executive, Leslie Moonves, stepped down following numerous misconduct allegations.

If You Hype It, Will They Come?

Mer, 09/12/2018 - 19:19
The website that helped drive demand for streetwear is going IRL with a festival called, you guessed it, Hypefest.