Media and Adv

Samantha Bee Apologizes for a Slur Against Ivanka Trump

Ven, 06/01/2018 - 01:29
The White House calls her show “not fit for broadcast” and criticizes “the left and its media allies” for an “appalling” silence, a day after “Roseanne” was canceled.

José Hawilla, 74, Central Figure in Soccer Scandal, Dies

Ven, 06/01/2018 - 00:21
A prominent Brazilian sports marketing executive, he admitted bribing soccer officials to buy the media and marketing rights to major tournaments.

Never Mind the News Media: Politicians Test Direct-to-Voter Messaging

Gio, 05/31/2018 - 11:00
Bernie Sanders is holding live-streamed town hall events, while others have started podcasts or even their own local news sites, bypassing traditional media.

Tech We’re Using: How Technology Is Changing Visual Art

Gio, 05/31/2018 - 02:21
Minh Uong, a visual editor at The Times, uses both low- and high-tech tools to create editorial art, but tech does not necessarily make it easier to become a professional illustrator.

News Analysis: Disney Made Quick Work of ‘Roseanne.’ It’s Not Always So Easy.

Gio, 05/31/2018 - 02:07
In a world where immediate outrage is possible, corporations in trouble do best when they consider “the golden hour” of crisis response. But it’s not always a clear-cut decision.

Roseanne Barr, Back on Twitter, Has More to Say

Gio, 05/31/2018 - 01:38
After the cancellation of her sitcom, she returned to the platform where she had made the statement that led to her downfall.

Tesla Fixes Model 3 Flaw, Getting Consumer Reports to Change Review

Gio, 05/31/2018 - 01:17
After Consumer Reports said it could not recommend the car, a software fix addressed a braking issue, and the magazine reversed its judgment.

Pride Working on ‘Roseanne,’ but ‘Just Brutal’ Pressure Off the Set

Mer, 05/30/2018 - 23:03
The sitcom’s staff was heartened by its success, but Roseanne Barr’s volatile Twitter presence soon became a distraction before ultimately ending the show.

Date Set for 21st Century Fox Shareholders to Vote on Disney Deal

Mer, 05/30/2018 - 20:20
21st Century Fox and Disney shareholders are scheduled to vote on the proposed deal simultaneously on July 10. The new timeline puts pressure on Comcast, which is considering an all-cash bid for the Fox assets.

Active Shooter Game Angers Parkland Parents: ‘This Is Gross, This Is Profiteering’

Mer, 05/30/2018 - 01:00
The online game, set for release on June 6, depicts an attacker creeping through school corridors and shooting civilians and SWAT team members.

‘Roseanne,’ the Reboot: A Timeline

Mer, 05/30/2018 - 01:00
It started with an attempt by ABC to reach viewers whom executives at the network felt they had ignored. It ended suddenly, after two months of big ratings and (mostly) welcome headlines.

In Ending ‘Roseanne,’ ABC Executive Makes Her Voice Heard

Mer, 05/30/2018 - 00:48
Channing Dungey, who canceled the hit sitcom after its star’s racist tweet, was held up as an example of why diversity in Hollywood’s highest ranks is important.

Roseanne Barr’s Tweets Didn’t Come Out of Nowhere

Mer, 05/30/2018 - 00:45
Ms. Barr has a history of insensitive tweets as well as those that endorse fringe conspiracy theories. Here are some of them.

Roseanne Barr Incites Fury With Racist Tweet, and Her Show Is Canceled by ABC

Mar, 05/29/2018 - 23:52
Ms. Barr cited “The Planet of the Apes” in discussing Valerie Jarrett, a black woman and former adviser to President Barack Obama. ABC Entertainment’s president called it “abhorrent.”

Morgan Freeman’s Team Demands Retraction From CNN Over Sexual Harassment Report

Mar, 05/29/2018 - 23:25
A lawyer wrote that the reporter, who said she was herself harassed by Mr. Freeman, lacked “impartiality and objectivity.” CNN stood by the report.

Shari Redstone Fires Fresh Volley in Legal Battle for Control of CBS

Mar, 05/29/2018 - 21:23
A new lawsuit suggests that a proposed merger between CBS and Viacom was just step one in a larger plan. It also asserts Ms. Redstone’s control of CBS.

The European Union Is Under Threat. Artists Say It’s Time to Rebrand.

Mar, 05/29/2018 - 18:20
A group led by Wolfgang Tillmans and Rem Koolhaas is discussing how the organization can “be recognized as a force for good, rather than as a faceless bureaucracy.”

Skripal Attack Scared U.K. Doctors: ‘We Were Expecting Them Not to Survive’

Mar, 05/29/2018 - 14:10
In their first extensive interviews, those who treated a former Russian spy and his daughter described fears that their patients would die, and that many more casualties would follow.

BTS Becomes the First K-Pop Act to Top Billboard Album Chart

Lun, 05/28/2018 - 18:09
With its “Love Yourself: Tear,” the Korean boy band BTS becomes the first K-pop act to reach No. 1 in the album chart, six years after Psy’s song and video “Gangnam Style” brought the style to the American mainstream.

The Next Privacy Battle in Europe Is Over This New Law

Lun, 05/28/2018 - 00:01
The tech industry is fighting a pending measure that’s even stricter than the recently enacted G.D.P.R. It’s called the ePrivacy Regulation.