Media and Adv

Gender Letter: Behind the Scenes With Christine Marinoni, Cynthia Nixon’s Wife

Ven, 09/07/2018 - 17:53
Plus: The triumph of Ayanna Pressley and a long-overdue obituary for Melitta Bentz, inventor of the coffee filter.

Chloë Sevigny Wants More. Lizzie Borden Is Helping With That.

Ven, 09/07/2018 - 16:00
Ms. Sevigny takes a career turn with “Lizzie,” producing and starring in an arty horror movie about Lizzie Borden and the infamous ax murders.

Is Facebook Watch a Serious Streaming Platform? These 6 Shows Say Yes

Ven, 09/07/2018 - 02:34
Facebook is beefing up its original TV content, most of which seems aimed at younger users. But is it any good? Here’s a look at the best on offer.

New ‘Popular’ Oscar Scrapped by Film Academy for 2019

Gio, 09/06/2018 - 20:42
Severe blowback from the public and members of the academy prompted the decision to table the creation of an Oscar for achievement in “popular” films.

White House Memo: Trump Lashes Out After Reports of ‘Quiet Resistance’ by Staff

Gio, 09/06/2018 - 18:49
An Op-Ed column by an unnamed senior administration official added to the impression left by Bob Woodward’s book of aides seeking to thwart a president’s “reckless decisions.”

Anonymous Op-Ed in New York Times Causes a Stir Online and in the White House

Gio, 09/06/2018 - 14:18
It’s rare for The New York Times to grant an Op-Ed writer anonymity, but the piece, by a senior administration official, “deserved an airing,” an editor said.

State of the Art: What Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg Taught Congress and Vice Versa

Gio, 09/06/2018 - 12:35
Wednesday’s hearings in Washington with social media executives did not devolve into ham-handed apologies. Instead, they showed a political system wrestling with issues that have no easy answers.

A Darker, Deeper Jim Carrey Returns to TV With ‘Kidding’

Gio, 09/06/2018 - 10:00
Mr. Carrey, the beloved funnyman of “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and “Dumb and Dumber” fame, is back in his first ongoing TV role since “In Living Color.” But he’s not in a laughing mood.

A New Spotify Initiative Makes the Big Record Labels Nervous

Gio, 09/06/2018 - 09:00
The streaming service has been making deals with independent artists. Could it change the music industry as we know it?

Cicely Tyson, Spielberg’s Publicist and 3 Others Will Get Honorary Oscars

Gio, 09/06/2018 - 03:42
In addition to Ms. Tyson and Marvin Levy, the motion picture academy will recognize the lifetime achievements of the composer Lalo Schifrin and the producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.

Steve Bannon Documentary Debuts. Controversy Naturally Follows.

Mer, 09/05/2018 - 22:19
The filmmaker Errol Morris defended his documentary at the Venice Film Festival from accusations that it helps normalize Mr. Bannon’s views.

Tech We’re Using: Staying Plugged In (for Hundreds of Miles) on the Campaign Trail

Mer, 09/05/2018 - 21:50
With midterm elections looming and candidates exploiting more tools to reach voters directly, Sydney Ember, a politics reporter, makes sure her phone stays charged.

Man Repeatedly Crashes Truck Into Dallas TV Station’s Building

Mer, 09/05/2018 - 19:36
The man was detained after ramming the truck into the local Fox affiliate’s building, upset about the fatal police shooting of a friend in 2012, the police said.

WarnerMedia Unveils Diversity Protocols for Movies and TV Shows

Mer, 09/05/2018 - 19:00
Warner Bros., HBO and Turner Broadcasting must ensure that diverse actors and crew members are “considered” for jobs. Progress will be reported annually.

This Fall, Everything Old Is TV Again

Mer, 09/05/2018 - 16:00
What’s the difference between a reboot and a revival — and can either ever be as good as the original?

The New Yorker Festival Boots Bannon, and Liberals Are Torn

Mer, 09/05/2018 - 02:39
“De-platforming,” with its questions of free speech, comes to a magazine whose die-hard fans see it as a bastion of cosmopolitan values.

Facebook and Twitter Have a Message for Lawmakers: We’re Trying

Mer, 09/05/2018 - 02:31
In prepared testimony ahead of congressional hearings on Wednesday, Facebook and Twitter displayed a conciliatory approach over issues such as disinformation and manipulation.

How NBC and Ronan Farrow Ended Up in a Feud Over Weinstein

Mer, 09/05/2018 - 01:07
Whose idea was it for Mr. Farrow to pursue the Harvey Weinstein story elsewhere? And other points of contention between the reporter and his ex-bosses.

After Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Deal, Some Salute Swoosh, Others Boycott It

Mer, 09/05/2018 - 00:17
Advertising prompted anger from those critical of the former N.F.L. quarterback’s protests of police killings of black people.

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Campaign Keeps N.F.L. Anthem Kneeling in Spotlight

Mar, 09/04/2018 - 19:36
On the eve of the N.F.L. season, Nike, one of the league’s most valued partner, begins a campaign with an athlete seen as hero to some, a pariah to others.