Media and Adv

White House Bars CNN Reporter From Presidential Event

Gio, 07/26/2018 - 03:28
Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Bill Shine scolded Kaitlan Collins after she asked President Trump about Michael Cohen during an Oval Office photo-op.

Facebook Starts Paying a Price for Scandals

Gio, 07/26/2018 - 02:24
The social network said that advertising and user growth slowed in the second quarter, and that efforts to improve privacy would stunt profits further. Its stock price tumbled.

A Non-Gamer’s Guide to Fortnite, the Game That Conquered All the Screens

Mer, 07/25/2018 - 20:36
It distracted classrooms all spring and reached 40 million users last month, before most parents and teachers had any idea what it was. We’ll help you catch up.

Murdoch and Iger to Skip Fox and Disney Shareholder Votes

Mer, 07/25/2018 - 20:22
21st Century Fox and Disney shareholders will meet on Friday to vote on a merger agreement. But the men who struck the deal will send lieutenants in their place.

Tech We’re Using: How Syrians Pioneered Digital Tools to Stand Up to Authorities

Mer, 07/25/2018 - 16:34
Smartphone video, now used to document abuses across the globe, has been crucial in telling the outside world about Syria’s war, says Anne Barnard, Beirut bureau chief for The Times.

Jason Spencer, Georgia Lawmaker Duped by Sacha Baron Cohen, to Resign

Mer, 07/25/2018 - 15:24
Two days after footage showed him yelling racial epithets on Mr. Cohen’s series “Who Is America?,” Mr. Spencer has decided to step down from office.

State of the Art: Tech Companies Like Facebook and Twitter Are Drawing Lines. It’ll Be Messy.

Mer, 07/25/2018 - 11:00
Big tech companies are asking themselves where their responsibilities start and stop. Sorting that out will be complicated and may end up increasing their power.

Facebook Gains Status in China, at Least for a Moment

Mar, 07/24/2018 - 23:05
Facebook gained approval to open a Chinese subsidiary on July 18, according to a Chinese government filing. The social network has been blocked in China for years.

Jane Austen’s First Buyer? Probably a Prince She Hated

Mar, 07/24/2018 - 17:09
A recently discovered bill of sale from 1811 suggests the famously tart novelist may have attracted interest in high places from the start.

Matt Lauer’s New Zealand Ranch in Battle for Access Over Nearby Park

Mar, 07/24/2018 - 08:59
The former “Today” co-host, ousted over sexual misconduct accusations, is seeking payment if he is forced to allow more public access through his ranch to a nearby park.

Newspapers in New York, Like Their Readers, Are Vanishing

Mar, 07/24/2018 - 02:20
With most people getting their news from some sort of glowing screen, the thirst for local newsprint is not what it used to be.

Piling on Clothes to Lay Herself Bare

Lun, 07/23/2018 - 22:00
What happened when one feminist writer shed her makeup and minis in the name of modesty.

Drake at Top for Another Week, Fending Off Wiz Khalifa

Lun, 07/23/2018 - 19:27
Drake’s “Scorpion,” had the equivalent of 260,000 sales, while Wiz Khalifa’s “Rolling Papers 2” rolled up with the equivalent of 80,000 sales.

Sacha Baron Cohen Is Duping Republicans. Is He the James O’Keefe of the Left?

Lun, 07/23/2018 - 16:40
Mr. Cohen’s Showtime series, “Who Is America,” has used deception to embarrass G.O.P. figures, similar to the way Mr. O’Keefe’s Project Veritas has targeted liberals.

Tronc Cuts Daily News Newsroom in Half; Ousts Editor in Chief

Lun, 07/23/2018 - 16:27
The Chicago-based media company purchased the New York tabloid less than a year ago. On Monday, it announced major newsroom cutbacks.

Georgia Leaders Condemn Jason Spencer, Lawmaker Who Used Slurs on Sacha Baron Cohen Show

Lun, 07/23/2018 - 16:00
Mr. Spencer, a state lawmaker who proposed a bill that could have banned facial veils in public, was duped into an embarrassing appearance in “Who Is America?”

Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming

Lun, 07/23/2018 - 01:46
Publishers like DC and Dark Horse Comics are creating their own digital platforms to connect more directly with readers and encourage fan engagement.

Chris Wallace on Interviewing Putin, and Why He Isn’t Afraid to Visit Russia

Dom, 07/22/2018 - 23:07
The Fox News anchor follows his aggressive interview of the Russian president with a vacation — to St. Petersburg.

Tabloid Company, Aiding Trump Campaign, May Have Crossed Line Into Politics

Dom, 07/22/2018 - 15:34
Federal authorities believe that American Media Inc. acted more as a political supporter than as a news organization as it helped Michael D. Cohen suppress embarrassing coverage.

Russia, Accused of Faking News, Unfurls Its Own ‘Fake News’ Bill

Dom, 07/22/2018 - 14:22
A measure in Parliament would fine social networks about $800,000 for posts deemed factually inaccurate. Critics say it could limit freedom of speech online.