Media and Adv

Alex Jones Said Bans Would Strengthen Him. He Was Wrong.

Mar, 09/04/2018 - 15:00
Bans by Facebook and YouTube drastically reduced the reach of Infowars, Mr. Jones’s right-wing conspiracy site, a review of its traffic shows.

Facebook’s Private Groups Offer Refuge to Fringe Figures

Mar, 09/04/2018 - 12:09
Many private groups reviewed by The Times contained content and behavior that appeared to violate Facebook rules, like those against hate speech.

NBC News and Ronan Farrow Trade Jabs Over Weinstein Reporting

Mar, 09/04/2018 - 09:19
After NBC News’s chairman, Andrew Lack, rebutted a producer’s accusation of a “massive breach of journalistic integrity,” Mr. Farrow fired back.

A Facebook War: Libyans Battle on the Streets and on Screens

Mar, 09/04/2018 - 09:00
A new wave of fighting shook Tripoli this past week. For many combatants Facebook, which has huge influence in Libya, is a key weapon.

New Yorker Festival Pulls Steve Bannon as Headliner Following High-Profile Dropouts

Mar, 09/04/2018 - 03:57
John Mulaney, Jim Carrey and Patton Oswalt were among celebrities who said they would not appear at the festival next month if Stephen K. Bannon remained its headliner.

Amazon Sets Its Sights on the $88 Billion Online Ad Market

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 23:21
The online retailer is moving aggressively into digital advertising, emerging as a major competitor to Google and Facebook.

BTS, the First K-Pop Act to Hit No. 1 on Billboard, Does It Again

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 22:34
For the second time in six months, the boy band is atop the charts.

Critic’s Notebok: At the Telluride Film Festival, the Past Isn’t Safe at All

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 20:44
At this year’s edition, the movies looked ahead (to the Oscars) and back into history, none better than Alfonso Cuarón’s semi-autobiographical “Roma.”

WPP Advertising Agency Names Mark Read as Chief Executive

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 17:46
Mr. Read, 51, is a longtime executive at the global marketing giant. He fills the position previously held by Martin Sorrell, who recently quit amid a personal misconduct investigation.

Myanmar Sentences Reuters Journalists to 7 Years in Prison

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 14:34
The case has been the most visible instance of a wider crackdown on the press in Myanmar, which continues to deny atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.

Advertising: Tricky Ads From a Vitamin Company That Talks Up Openness

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 04:03
In a hype-fed industry, Ritual seemed refreshingly low-key. But it has a habit, in its marketing, of quoting from web posts it paid for.

Tech Giants Now Share Details on Political Ads. What Does That Mean For You?

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 03:00
We tried out new tools from Facebook, Google and Twitter that let you look up campaign ads. Here’s what the databases can — and cannot — do.

Was That Serena Williams in the Hotel Room Next to Mine?

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 02:30
Many players competing in the U.S. Open, including the Williams sisters, get discounts on lodging in New York hotels in return for social media posts and promotional events.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Tops Box Office for Third Week

Dom, 09/02/2018 - 20:14
The star-studded comedy led the North American box office, with “The Meg” again placing second.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Adventure Time,’ TV’s Surreal Masterpiece, Comes to an End

Dom, 09/02/2018 - 16:00
Amid the hallucinatory landscapes and polymorphous candy people is an emotionally real story about growing up and changing.

Aretha Franklin’s Funeral: Stars, Dignitaries and Fans Honor the Queen of Soul

Sab, 09/01/2018 - 16:09
Thousands packed a Detroit church to pay respects to a musical giant whose legacy was evident in several hours of tributes in song.

India Pushes Back Against Tech ‘Colonization’ by Internet Giants

Sab, 09/01/2018 - 06:13
With Facebook, Google and Amazon dominating India’s internet, lawmakers have declared their intention to impose tough new rules on the tech industry.

The Hot College Gig: Online Brand Promoter

Sab, 09/01/2018 - 06:04
American companies are turning to students to push products on their personal social media accounts.

The Village Voice, a New York Icon, Closes

Sab, 09/01/2018 - 01:50
The media mogul Peter Barbey, who envisioned a prosperous future for the paper when he bought it in 2015, has shut it down a year after ending its print edition.

Critic’s Notebook: One Last Time, McCain Counterprograms Trump

Ven, 08/31/2018 - 15:45
The senator’s memorials laid out his vision of civic life, and said a lot, indirectly, about someone who was conspicuous by his absence.