Media and Adv

Tech We’re Using: Twitter, Facebook, Slack: Using Every Tool to Hear What Readers Think

Mer, 04/04/2018 - 19:32
Hanna Ingber, editorial director of The Times Reader Center, provided a how-to on using social media to converse with readers on topics from race to the weather.

What the ‘Pivot to Video’ Looks Like at Condé Nast

Mer, 04/04/2018 - 15:49
Video drives a quarter of the revenue for five Condé Nast brands. In their new test kitchen, they’re cooking up plans to double that.

Woman Accused of Shooting 3 at YouTube Had Complained About Company

Mer, 04/04/2018 - 15:37
Nasim Najafi Aghdam, who the police said shot three people at YouTube’s headquarters before killing herself, had accused the company of censoring her videos.

Spotify’s Wall Street Debut Is a Success

Mer, 04/04/2018 - 01:29
After its first day on the New York Stock Exchange, the music streaming service was valued at $26.5 billion, putting it in the company of firms like General Mills.

Bill Cosby Jury to Hear Account That His Accuser Was Scheming

Mer, 04/04/2018 - 00:16
The judge in the coming retrial admitted the testimony of a woman who says she heard Andrea Constand muse about falsely claiming she had been molested.

Connie Lawn, Independent White House Reporter, Dies at 73

Mar, 04/03/2018 - 23:09
Ms. Lawn built her nearly 50-year career at the White House without the consistent support of a major media company.

Disney Offers to Buy Sky News to Aid Rupert Murdoch’s Bid for Sky

Mar, 04/03/2018 - 22:18
The proposal is meant to help allay British regulators’ concerns that full control of Sky would give Mr. Murdoch too much power over the country’s media.

Spotify Is Greeted by Wall Street With a Swiss Flag, Even Though It’s From Sweden

Mar, 04/03/2018 - 21:24
In a gesture of welcome gone wrong, the New York Stock Exchange marks the debut of the Stockholm-based company with the red and white flag of Switzerland.

Cardi B to Co-Host ‘The Tonight Show’ With Jimmy Fallon on Monday

Mar, 04/03/2018 - 19:49
The rapper, who has been a hit on his show as a guest, will be interviewing guests and performing a song.

Alex Jones and Infowars Are Sued for Defamation After Misidentifying Parkland Gunman

Mar, 04/03/2018 - 19:48
Hours after the shooting, Infowars published a photo claiming to show the gunman wearing a shirt emblazoned with Communist leaders. The shirt was a parody, and the man has never been to Florida.

India Backs Down From Threat to Penalize Journalists Over ‘Fake News’

Mar, 04/03/2018 - 13:08
The government had said that offending journalists could lose their accreditation, in some cases permanently.

As Malaysia Moves to Ban ‘Fake News,’ Worries About Who Decides the Truth

Mar, 04/03/2018 - 06:09
The country is widely expected to pass a bill that makes spreading misinformation punishable by six years in jail. Critics say it is intended to stifle dissent before elections.

To Trump, It’s the ‘Amazon Washington Post.’ To Its Editor, That’s Baloney.

Mar, 04/03/2018 - 02:05
The president calls the paper, which is owned by Amazon’s chief executive, Jeff Bezos, “a lobbyist weapon,” among other things. “There isn’t anybody here who is paid by Amazon,” the editor, Martin Baron, said.

Potential Cosby Jurors Are Asked About #MeToo Bias

Mar, 04/03/2018 - 01:23
Only one juror was selected as the lawyers and judge tried to understand how the wave of sexual harassment allegations could affect this case.

North Korea Issues Rare Apology Over Media Access to K-Pop Show

Lun, 04/02/2018 - 13:57
A ruling party official apologized to South Korean reporters at their hotel after they were kept from a concert in Pyongyang attended by Kim Jong-un.

Advertising: Gothic or Helvetica? For Brands, Fonts Help Tell a Story

Lun, 04/02/2018 - 13:48
In a crowded marketplace, fonts can help a company stand out — provided it knows what it’s trying to communicate and who it’s trying to reach.

Why Sinclair Made Dozens of Local News Anchors Recite the Same Script

Lun, 04/02/2018 - 12:18
Last month, anchors at local news stations across the country made identical comments about media bias. The script came from their owner, Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Live Nation Rules Music Ticketing, Some Say With Threats

Lun, 04/02/2018 - 08:54
Eight years after the Live Nation and Ticketmaster merger, the giant company’s power has drawn complaints from competitors and scrutiny from regulators.

Steven Bochco, Producer of ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘NYPD Blue,’ Dies at 74

Lun, 04/02/2018 - 07:17
Mr. Bochco’s gritty dramas forever changed the genre and shattered what had been the norms for hourlong prime-time shows.

‘Ready Player One’ Overcomes Challenges to Dominate Box Office

Lun, 04/02/2018 - 07:07
“Ready Player One” arrived to $181 million in global sales, giving Steven Spielberg his first unqualified blockbuster since “Minority Report” in 2005.