Media and Adv

Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine Shuts Down

Mar, 05/22/2018 - 01:45
The publication is filing for bankruptcy, according to an associate editor at the magazine.

Coming to Netflix: The Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Shows

Lun, 05/21/2018 - 23:55
Mr. Obama has told associates that he does not intend to use the new platform to wage a public campaign against his successor in the Oval Office.

Post Malone’s ‘Beerbongs & Bentleys’ Spends a Third Week at the Top

Lun, 05/21/2018 - 22:55
The rapper’s latest album remains a streaming juggernaut as Pink’s “Beautiful Trauma” leaps to No. 2 thanks to a ticket bundle.

U.K. Unlikely to Block Comcast’s Proposed Sky Takeover, Top Official Says

Lun, 05/21/2018 - 15:54
The decision by Britain’s culture secretary is the latest twist in a takeover battle between Comcast and Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox for control of the British satellite broadcaster.

As Disney Moves Forward With Fox, Comcast Continues Plotting

Dom, 05/20/2018 - 23:43
The Walt Disney Company struck a deal in December to buy most of 21st Century Fox, but Comcast, which has pursued Fox in the past, thinks it has another opening.

Advertising: Hot Wheels Hits the Road to Reach Its Fans

Dom, 05/20/2018 - 22:26
As part of an effort to stay connected with people in the digital age, Mattel is sponsoring a nationwide search for a custom vehicle that can be a model for a 50th anniversary Hot Wheels car.

‘Deadpool 2’ Gins Up $301 Million in Global Ticket Sales

Dom, 05/20/2018 - 19:15
The No. 1 arrival gave 20th Century Fox a much-needed blockbuster and provided further evidence that superheroes remain box office gold.

Disruptions: Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons

Sab, 05/19/2018 - 12:00
Continually texting and emailing from her smartphone strained the tendons in this tech reporter’s phone thumb, which turns out to be an increasingly common condition.

Grisly Murders and Serial Killers? Ooh, Tell Me More

Sab, 05/19/2018 - 12:00
The podcast “My Favorite Murder” has legions of female fans who call themselves Murderinos and have turned the show’s hosts, Georgia Hardstark and Karen Kilgariff, into global stars.

Lawsuit Brought by Ex-Fox News Host Andrea Tantaros Is Dismissed

Sab, 05/19/2018 - 02:49
Ms. Tantaros claimed the network retaliated against her when she complained about sexual harassment, but a judge said the allegations were “based primarily on speculation and conjecture.”

Bill Cosby Trial Judge Releases Names of Jurors

Sab, 05/19/2018 - 01:39
The judge said that while he worried about further disrupting the jurors’ privacy, he felt bound by a court ruling that held juror names are public.

Bits: Kevin’s Week in Tech: Crypto Tokin’

Ven, 05/18/2018 - 15:00
A weeklong blockchain conference in New York, changes at Uber, a “transparency report” from Facebook, and more.

Shari Redstone and Leslie Moonves Have Starring Roles in a Corporate War

Ven, 05/18/2018 - 05:29
In the morning, a judge’s decision went against the CBS executive. Later in the day, there was a tense board meeting at the CBS Building.

Miss America Appoints Women to Top Positions, Months After Email Scandal

Ven, 05/18/2018 - 05:07
The organization is “ushering in a new era of progressiveness,” it said, after former top leaders stepped down over emails that insulted pageant winners.

Suzanne Scott Named First Female Chief Executive of Fox News

Ven, 05/18/2018 - 02:13
The appointment of Ms. Scott by the Murdoch family elevated an executive closely tied with the Roger Ailes regime that became mired in a sexual harassment scandal.

Show Starring Avenatti and Scaramucci Is Being Pitched to Television Executives

Gio, 05/17/2018 - 23:01
The men are fixtures on cable news — Mr. Avenatti, the lawyer for a pornographic actress suing the president, as Mr. Trump’s antagonist, and Mr. Scaramucci as the president’s supporter.

CBS Puts on a Happy Face for Ad Buyers Amid Off-Stage Tensions

Gio, 05/17/2018 - 11:00
The crowd stands and cheers for the network’s leader, Leslie Moonves, in what may have been his final appearance at the network’s annual event.

Why Am I Crying All the Time?

Gio, 05/17/2018 - 06:44
Homecoming videos, GoFundMe campaigns, “This Is Us” tweets — the internet wants not just your eyeballs, but your tears.

L.A. Times Suspends Beijing Bureau Chief After Accusations

Gio, 05/17/2018 - 06:38
The paper said it would investigate two women’s accusations of unwanted sexual advances, saying it “takes these allegations seriously.”

Common Sense: A Battle for Control, With Far-Reaching Consequences

Gio, 05/17/2018 - 05:05
No matter who wins in the fight over the proposed reunion of CBS and Viacom, both companies will be profoundly affected and the media landscape will be transformed.