Media and Adv

Why Traditional TV Is in Trouble

Lun, 05/14/2018 - 01:57
Dropping ratings, especially among young people, and more viewing options mean broadcast TV is in a precarious position as it pitches itself to advertisers.

A TV Season Full of Lessons

Lun, 05/14/2018 - 00:42
Some first-year shows surprised in the 2017-18 season, while broadcast networks proved they could still pull big audiences for events like the “60 Minutes” interview with Stormy Daniels.

Reality TV Kingpin Mike Darnell Wants One More Hit

Dom, 05/13/2018 - 23:59
But it’s not as easy as it used to be. “The viewer is desensitized,” Mr. Darnell says. “It’s much, much, much harder to get people’s attention.”

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Is Picked Up by NBC, and Fans Rejoice

Sab, 05/12/2018 - 18:39
A day after Fox announced it was canceling the show, the peacock network swooped in and picked it up for 13 episodes.

When White People Call the Police on Black People

Sab, 05/12/2018 - 07:42
Viral videos and news coverage have focused attention on something all too familiar. “It’s humiliating and aggravating and upsetting,” a professor says.

Peter Mayer, Publisher of the Incendiary ‘Satanic Verses,’ Dies at 82

Sab, 05/12/2018 - 01:33
As head of the Penguin Group, he weathered threats over the Salman Rushdie novel. Later, with his father, he had success publishing out-of-print books.

The Trump Administration Considers an Old Friend: Ken Kurson

Sab, 05/12/2018 - 00:19
F.B.I. agents are said to have interviewed people who worked with Mr. Kurson at The Observer, the publication owned by the Kushner family, where he served as editor.

Is Your Script Gender-Balanced? Try This Test

Ven, 05/11/2018 - 20:50
Taking their cue from a screenwriter, rival software developers are adding tools to analyze material before it reaches casting directors or producers.

From a ‘New Girl’ to the Next One’s Champion

Ven, 05/11/2018 - 16:00
Liz Meriwether has become one of the most powerful producers in television — and she’s using her clout to champion projects made by women.

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

Ven, 05/11/2018 - 01:09
Researchers can now send secret audio instructions undetectable to the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant.

Spotify Pulls R. Kelly and XXXTentacion From Playlists, Stirring a Debate

Ven, 05/11/2018 - 01:09
The streaming service announced it would no longer promote artists it finds to be out of line with its values, introducing a new policy regarding “hateful conduct.”

Broadway ‘Mockingbird’ Is Back on Track, as Court Dispute Ends

Gio, 05/10/2018 - 23:11
A legal battled had been waged over whether a stage adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” strayed too far from Harper Lee’s novel.

With ‘The Weekly,’ The New York Times Gets Serious About TV

Gio, 05/10/2018 - 03:54
“The Daily” has given rise to “The Weekly,” a documentary series for FX (and Hulu). The show is part of a Times initiative in the entertainment world.

NBC Investigation Finds No Wrongdoing in Handling of Matt Lauer Case

Gio, 05/10/2018 - 02:45
The in-house investigation “found no evidence” that anyone in authority at NBC News or the “Today” show received complaints about Mr. Lauer until days before he was fired.

He Gives ‘Atlanta’ Anxiety. And That’s a Good Thing.

Gio, 05/10/2018 - 00:28
Hiro Murai, the primary director of “Atlanta,” channeled David Lynch, the Coen brothers and “Alice in Wonderland” to create an intense second season.

The Brazen Bootlegging of a Multibillion-Dollar Sports Network

Mer, 05/09/2018 - 22:17
A Qatari broadcaster paid hundreds of millions of dollars for exclusive rights to major events. Its officials believe someone in Saudi Arabia is pirating the broadcasts.

Tech We’re Using: In Washington, a Brighter Spotlight on Technology

Mer, 05/09/2018 - 16:09
Technology has come under the microscope in Washington. Here are the tools that Cecilia Kang, who covers tech policy for The Times, uses to cover it.

James Murdoch Will Not Join Disney if Fox Deal Is Completed

Mer, 05/09/2018 - 04:58
Two associates said that Mr. Murdoch, the chief executive of 21st Century Fox, intends to start his own company if Disney’s deal to buy most of Fox’s assets goes through.

Facebook to Reorganize After Scrutiny Over Data Privacy

Mer, 05/09/2018 - 01:51
The social network overhauled itself into three new divisions and shuffled the leadership of its key businesses in one of its biggest reorganizations.

Jay-Z Is Ordered to Testify in Case Involving His Former Fashion Brand

Mer, 05/09/2018 - 01:50
A federal judge is requiring him to testify as part of an investigation into a company that paid more than $200 million for assets related to Rocawear.