Media and Adv

Heineken Pulls ‘Lighter Is Better’ Ad After Outcry Over Racism

Mer, 03/28/2018 - 20:14
In the commercial, a bartender slides a light beer past three black people and into the hands of a fairer-skinned woman.

‘Roseanne’ Revival Wins Huge TV Ratings

Mer, 03/28/2018 - 19:59
More than 18 million watched ABC’s reboot of a show that has more than nostalgic appeal.

Soul-Searching From Ad Group That Lauded Cambridge Analytica

Mer, 03/28/2018 - 15:30
The Advertising Research Foundation, which gave an award to the research firm last year for its work with data, now says advertisers need to consider the ethics of how consumer data is collected and used.

Nickelodeon Parts Ways With Its Biggest Hitmaker

Mar, 03/27/2018 - 22:39
The cable channel has ended its association with Dan Schneider, the prolific producer behind hit shows like “iCarly,” “Kenan & Kel” and “Henry Danger.”

Breitbart, Facing Headwinds, Tries a New Tack: Live Events

Mar, 03/27/2018 - 20:28
The right-wing website is taking a cue from one of its foes — the mainstream media — and sponsoring a town-hall event in suburban New Orleans next month.

A New Generation of Food Magazines Thinks Small, and in Ink

Mar, 03/27/2018 - 17:56
As the publishing business struggles, independent titles with shoestring budgets and strong points of view are growing.

Stormy Daniels Attracts 22 Million Viewers to ‘60 Minutes’

Mar, 03/27/2018 - 08:00
The CBS show had its best ratings since a 2008 segment with Barack and Michelle Obama — drawing two million more than its 2016 Trump interview.

What’s Cooking in That Egg Spoon? A Bite-Size Culture War

Mar, 03/27/2018 - 01:03
When the chef Alice Waters deployed her iron egg spoon on “60 Minutes,” she touched off a tempest that still resounds with charges of elitism and sexism.

Apple Goes to Hollywood. Will Its Story Have a Happy Ending?

Lun, 03/26/2018 - 00:34
The company is making deals with Steven Spielberg and other big names. But can it avoid the fate of other tech giants who entered the entertainment business?

Advertising: Selling Products With a Swelling Score

Dom, 03/25/2018 - 21:13
Classical music has long had a place in commercials, but now it is being used as more than a jokey device or a signal of sophistication.

Stormy Daniels, Trump’s Unlikely Foe, Is ‘Not Someone to Be Underestimated’

Dom, 03/25/2018 - 00:14
To many in the capital, the pornographic film actress has become an unexpected force. But those who know her well view the moment differently.

How Calls for Privacy May Upend Business for Facebook and Google

Sab, 03/24/2018 - 20:43
Internet companies were built on a model in which people gave up their information for free services. Now, that idea is under siege.

With....: ‘All Men Are Guilty,’ Says Mega-Mogul Barry Diller

Sab, 03/24/2018 - 14:04
The chairman of IAC and husband of Diane von Furstenberg reflects on pornography, philanthropy and the end of Hollywood as we knew it.

Lawrence K. Grossman, Head of PBS and Then NBC News, Dies at 86

Sab, 03/24/2018 - 02:23
At PBS he expanded the “MacNeil/Lehrer Report” and started “Frontline,” but early successes at NBC News were overtaken by cuts imposed by new corporate bosses.

Craigslist Drops Personal Ads After Passage of Sex Trafficking Bill

Sab, 03/24/2018 - 00:53
The website said that the bill, which removes protections from liability for facilitating trafficking, made it too risky to maintain its personal ads.

Zuckerberg Takes Steps to Calm Facebook Employees

Sab, 03/24/2018 - 00:06
Mark Zuckerberg held a Wednesday meeting with staff, followed by a regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, partly to discuss the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Betty Ann Bowser, Versatile TV Newswoman, Is Dead at 73

Ven, 03/23/2018 - 22:47
Ms. Bowser was one of television’s most prominent newswomen, reporting for CBS and then for the “PBS NewsHour,” covering a wide range of issues.

Elon Musk Joins #DeleteFacebook With a Barrage of Tweets

Ven, 03/23/2018 - 19:00
Mr. Musk deleted the Facebook pages of two of his companies, SpaceX and Tesla. He and the Facebook C.E.O., Mark Zuckerberg, have, er, not always gotten along.

‘The Americans’ Goes Dark(er), With Help from a Painter

Ven, 03/23/2018 - 15:00
The final season of the FX spy drama has a new asset, the Brooklyn painter Alyssa Monks. And her influence is felt throughout.

John Bolton, Fresh From Fox News, Joins the Trump Cast

Ven, 03/23/2018 - 01:55
Mr. Bolton, the next national security adviser, was a longtime commentator. He’s the latest TV personality to go from the small screen to the White House.