Media and Adv

G.M. Used Graffiti in a Car Ad. Should the Artist Be Paid?

Mar, 07/17/2018 - 19:08
As graffiti becomes a marketing tool, copyright law has struggled to catch up. A lawsuit could decide when an artist is entitled to compensation.

Live From Beijing: A Disappearing ‘Saturday Night Live’

Mar, 07/17/2018 - 12:02
Less than a month after “Saturday Night Live China” debuted, episodes can no longer be seen on the video-streaming platform that was hosting it.

TV Anchors Agape After the Trump-Putin Appearance

Mar, 07/17/2018 - 01:46
“Disgraceful,” Anderson Cooper of CNN said at the end of a news conference during which the reporters Jonathan Lemire and Jeff Mason asked tough questions.

In Blow to Sinclair, F.C.C. Chief Says He Has ‘Serious Concerns’ With Tribune Deal

Mar, 07/17/2018 - 01:04
Ajit Pai said he wanted a judge to review aspects of the deal, an about-face for a chairman whose policy changes have seemed to mostly benefit the broadcast company.

A Starring Role for Hollywood’s Sexual Zelig

Lun, 07/16/2018 - 21:57
“Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood” details the story of Scotty Bowers, who says he ran a gay and bisexual prostitution ring for the stars for decades.

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Stays on Top as Hip-Hop Dominates Billboard’s Top 5

Lun, 07/16/2018 - 21:03
The rapper’s double album easily repeated at No. 1 on the album chart, followed by LPs from Post Malone, Future, XXXTentacion and Cardi B.

Amazon’s Curious Case of the $2,630.52 Used Paperback

Lun, 07/16/2018 - 01:36
Booksellers on the online marketplace are charging thousands for books that normally sell for a few dollars. Authors are perplexed — and annoyed.

The Rules of the Baseball Press Box

Dom, 07/15/2018 - 21:43
As a foul ball came screaming toward me, I remembered a few key ones.

‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Towers Over ‘Skyscraper’ at Box Office

Dom, 07/15/2018 - 20:34
The Rock was no match for a vacationing cartoon vampire as the third installment of “Hotel Transylvania” made $44.1 million over the weekend to be No. 1.

Soon There Will Be Only One Blockbuster Left in the United States

Dom, 07/15/2018 - 00:56
The upcoming closings of two Blockbuster video stores in Alaska will leave one store in central Oregon as the last one in the United States.

Sex Ed, for Grown-Ups

Sab, 07/14/2018 - 18:51
Still confused about the birds and the bees? These people want to invite you to a party.

‘Fake News’ Goes Global as Trump, in Britain, Rips the Press

Sab, 07/14/2018 - 01:58
In Britain, President Trump attacked his usual target CNN and, less predictably, The Sun, calling the London tabloid’s interview with him “fake news.”

Did Harvey Weinstein Admit to Trading Movie Roles for Sex?

Sab, 07/14/2018 - 01:43
A columnist wrote that Mr. Weinstein said he had offered, “acting jobs in exchange for sex.” He denied having made the remark; the writer seemed to take it back.

‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Is on the Way

Ven, 07/13/2018 - 20:18
Brian Percival will direct, and the show’s creator, Julian Fellowes, and its main characters, will return.

Women Making Science Videos on YouTube Face Hostile Comments

Ven, 07/13/2018 - 19:18
After studying 23,005 comments left on videos about science and related topics, a researcher says, “I could see why people would not want to be on YouTube.”

Yesterday in Styles: Would the Pickup Artist Stand a Chance in the #MeToo Era?

Ven, 07/13/2018 - 18:27
The seduction tricks men gleaned from one another and employed in the 2000s singles scene have not aged well.

The Battle Between Comcast and Disney Has Moved to London. This Rule Is Why.

Ven, 07/13/2018 - 16:29
Britain’s mergers regulator has become a potentially big factor in the fight for Sky and for 21st Century Fox, thanks to one of its provisions.

In Twitter Purge, Top Accounts Lose Millions of Followers

Ven, 07/13/2018 - 08:03
Some popular figures — including Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Ashton Kutcher — lost a million or more in the crackdown.

Our TV Critics on the 2018 Emmy Nominations

Ven, 07/13/2018 - 01:34
James Poniewozik, the chief TV critic for The New York Times, and Margaret Lyons, a critic for The Times’s Watching site, discussed their favorites and some surprises.

Emmy Nominations 2018: ‘Game of Thrones’ and Netflix Lead the Way

Ven, 07/13/2018 - 01:19
“Game of Thrones” received 22 Emmy nominations, the most of any show. Netflix claimed the most nominations of any service or channel, displacing HBO from the top spot.