Media and Adv

Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

Dom, 01/28/2018 - 22:24
A stringent set of data protection rules will take effect in Europe in May. Facebook, Google and others are working overtime to be ready.

‘Maze Runner’ Sequel is No. 1, Adding to Fox Box Office Bonanza

Dom, 01/28/2018 - 19:09
Six different films from 20th Century Fox, including the word-of-mouth hit “The Greatest Showman,” appeared on the box office charts.

Mort Walker, Creator of ‘Beetle Bailey’ Comic Strip, Dies at 94

Dom, 01/28/2018 - 16:57
Mr. Walker, who created “Beetle Bailey” in 1950, had the longest tenure of any cartoonist on an original creation, according to the comic’s distributor.

Live Briefing: Grammys 2018: Will Jay-Z or Kendrick Lamar Take the Top Awards?

Dom, 01/28/2018 - 16:45
The Grammys will be broadcast live by CBS on Sunday night. Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Cardi B and Lady Gaga are among those scheduled to perform.

Reese Witherspoon’s Second Act: Big-Time Producer

Sab, 01/27/2018 - 11:00
From Oscar-winning actress to Emmy-winning producer: After taking charge of her career, she makes deals with HBO and Apple.

‘We Shall Overcome’ Is Put in Public Domain in a Copyright Settlement

Sab, 01/27/2018 - 02:09
A case in federal court was set to go to trial next month but a settlement reached on Friday makes the civil rights anthem freely available.

BBC, Criticized Over Pay Gap, Cuts Salaries of Some Male Journalists

Sab, 01/27/2018 - 00:24
The British broadcaster said it was reducing the salaries, after its China editor decided to leave that position to protest unequal pay.

‘The Bachelor’ Goes International. Will Bachelor Nation Follow?

Ven, 01/26/2018 - 14:00
With “The Bachelor Winter Games,” the reality show franchise will test whether a fan base tethered to tradition is open to change.

The Remote Control, Out of Control: Why à la Carte TV Is Too Much for a Trekkie

Ven, 01/26/2018 - 11:00
CBS airs the latest Star Trek spinoff on its paid subscription service. But how many are we supposed to buy? This fan says no. For now.

Belatedly, The Indianapolis Star Gets Its Due for Gymnastics Investigation

Ven, 01/26/2018 - 04:00
The newspaper started looking into allegations against Lawrence G. Nassar, the former doctor for the national gymnastics team, in 2016. Now, The Star is credited for helping bring Dr. Nassar’s crime to light.

Prediction: Change Coming for ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight

Ven, 01/26/2018 - 02:32
With the contract of its founder, Nate Silver, expiring in August, the sports network is exploring a sale of the site known for its election forecasts.

Bernadine Morris, Veteran Observer of Fashion, Dies at 92

Gio, 01/25/2018 - 21:29
She uncovered the latest trends for more than five decades, including 32 years at The New York Times, where she became the chief fashion writer.

Apple Goes Deeper Into La La Land With Damien Chazelle Project

Gio, 01/25/2018 - 20:22
As part of its plan to spend more than $1 billion on original programming, it strikes a deal with the Oscar-winning writer and director.

Oprah Had Ruled Out Running for President

Gio, 01/25/2018 - 17:28
“I don’t have the DNA for it,” Oprah Winfrey told InStyle magazine, three weeks before her Golden Globes speech stirred up speculation. “That’s not for me.”

Welcome Back, Murphy Brown: CBS Joins the Reboot Craze

Gio, 01/25/2018 - 00:09
Part of a wave that includes “Roseanne” and “Will & Grace,” Candice Bergen will return to TV, along with the show’s creator, Diane English.

Meryl Streep Joins the Cast of ‘Big Little Lies’

Mer, 01/24/2018 - 23:35
Ms. Streep will play the mother of Alexander Skarsgard’s character in the second series of the HBO series, which also stars Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.

All Good Magazines Go to Heaven

Mer, 01/24/2018 - 23:01
As print flails, piles of pristine Vogues, Playboys and more are being painstakingly preserved in a former cannon foundry near the Thames.

Encounters: Howard Stern’s Superagent Is Getting With the Program

Mer, 01/24/2018 - 21:10
Don Buchwald has always done things the Don Buchwald way. Now his daughter is helping his agency rebrand and expand.

2018 Oscar Nominations: What to Expect

Mar, 01/23/2018 - 09:59
The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced Tuesday morning. The Oscars will be handed out on March 4.

21st Century Fox Bid for Sky Is Provisionally Rejected by U.K. Regulator

Mar, 01/23/2018 - 09:26
The Competition and Markets Authority said the deal, announced in December 2016, was “not in the public interest” because of “media plurality concerns.”