Media and Adv

CBS Tries to Sell Its TV Dramas as Its Own Battle Heats Up in Court

Gio, 05/17/2018 - 01:29
Shari Redstone hopes to merge the network with Viacom. But the CBS head, Leslie Moonves, has other ideas. Now, a judge is working to settle the dispute.

Tech Fix: Google’s File on Me Was Huge. Here’s Why It Wasn’t as Creepy as My Facebook Data.

Mer, 05/16/2018 - 22:36
Google collects far more information about us than Facebook. But the Google data that our tech columnist downloaded on himself contained fewer surprises and was more easily deleted.

Lachlan Murdoch Named Head of Family’s Shrinking TV Empire

Mer, 05/16/2018 - 20:38
Being named chief executive and chairman cements Mr. Murdoch, 46, as the successor to his father, Rupert Murdoch. No mention was made of Lachlan’s brother, James, the current C.E.O. of 21st Century Fox.

ABC Promotes ‘Roseanne’ and Product Placement Before Ad Buyers

Mer, 05/16/2018 - 11:38
The network lets advertisers know they are welcome to get in on the act during its presentation in New York.

New Privacy Rules Could Make This Woman One of Tech’s Most Important Regulators

Mer, 05/16/2018 - 11:00
As Europe implements a sweeping new data privacy law, Ireland is in the middle of a standoff between regulators and tech companies.

Assassin’s Creed Has a New Mission: Working in the Classroom

Mer, 05/16/2018 - 11:00
The long-running historical video game franchise has debuted an educational mode for its latest release, set in Ptolemaic Egypt.

For Meghan Markle’s American Family, a Relentless U.K. Glare

Mer, 05/16/2018 - 10:08
Ms. Markle’s father, in particular, has been the focus of a litany of unflattering tabloid reports. The latest: He may not attend the wedding at all.

Yanny or Laurel: Which Do You Hear? You’re Right

Mer, 05/16/2018 - 03:24
A robotic sound clip saying either “Yanny” or “Laurel” is baffling the internet, not unlike the 2015 picture of a dress that was either black and blue or white and gold.

Fox Settles Discrimination Lawsuits for Roughly $10 Million

Mer, 05/16/2018 - 01:25
The racial and gender discrimination lawsuits, involving 18 current and former employees, came after a reckoning that began in 2016.

Facebook Says It Deleted 865 Million Posts, Mostly Spam

Mar, 05/15/2018 - 21:35
The company said it had taken down 865.8 million posts in the first quarter of 2018, the vast majority of them spam, and 583 million fake accounts. There were limited specifics on what was pulled.

As Disney Sale Looms, Fox TV Chiefs Are Said to Discuss Extending Contracts

Mar, 05/15/2018 - 18:59
Dana Walden and Gary Newman, co-chief executives of the Fox television group, are negotiating extensions of their contracts until the sale to Disney is done, according to people briefed on the talks.

Fox Trots Out Jamie Foxx and Tim Allen in Bid to Woo Advertisers

Mar, 05/15/2018 - 11:02
With its ownership in limbo, the network enlists Sean Combs and Ryan Murphy for its presentation at the Beacon Theater in New York

Elaine Welteroth, Who Shook Up Teen Vogue, Says a Diverse Newsroom Is Vital

Mar, 05/15/2018 - 05:45
“You can’t just change the image or the stories, you need to change the storytellers,” Ms. Welteroth, a groundbreaking journalist and a former editor in chief of Teen Vogue, said on Monday night.

NBC Tries to Dazzle Advertisers With Jennifer Lopez and Simon Cowell

Mar, 05/15/2018 - 04:09
Seth Meyers provides the zingers to blunt the hype for a network looking to stave off Facebook’s ad-dollar grab.

An Evangelical Journalist Finds His Calling at the White House

Mar, 05/15/2018 - 01:32
David Brody has unusual access to the president. In return, Mr. Trump gets a direct line to the evangelical audience he depends on.

In India, Facebook’s WhatsApp Plays Central Role in Elections

Lun, 05/14/2018 - 21:57
Unlike Facebook and Instagram, WhatsApp has received little attention for its influence on voters. But in one Indian state, the messaging service became a prime election tool.

Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’ Hits No. 1, Boosted by a Provocative Video

Lun, 05/14/2018 - 21:08
Donald Glover’s track benefited from millions of YouTube streams, but starting next month the formula that determines chart positions will be weighted toward paid streams.

Air Force Employee by Day, YouTube Star by Night

Lun, 05/14/2018 - 11:00
Sailor J’s makeup tutorials double as social commentary.

To Sway Trump on Trade, Businesses Turn to Cable TV

Lun, 05/14/2018 - 08:00
The National Retail Federation is planning an advertising blitz on “Fox & Friends” to persuade Mr. Trump to back away from his tariffs plan.

Does Hollywood Need a PG-15 Rating?

Lun, 05/14/2018 - 06:01
A new study suggests that parents think 13 years old is too young to see intense gun violence in movies, which has been rising for some time.