- In The Wake Of Boston Explosions, Knee-Jerk Twitter Rumors Run The Gamut
April 15 2013 8:18 PM
Following two explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon, Twitter and other social media websites lit up with far-flung rumors about North Korea and the tea party.
- Bleecker Bob’s, Shuttered NYC Record Store, Spins Crowd-Funding Campaign For New Life
April 15 2013 6:03 PM
New York's Bleecker Bob's Records, which closed its doors on Saturday, has turned to the crowd-funding website Indiegogo in hopes of raising funds for a new location.
- Reprieve: Gitmo Is A ‘Huge Black Mark’ On American History
April 15 2013 2:36 PM
A Guantanamo Bay hunger striker published an op-ed in the New York Times on Monday. Reprieve, the detainee's legal council, says it wants to change public opinion on the detention camp.
- No, You Can’t Stop IMDb From Publishing Your Age
April 12 2013 3:29 PM
A Seattle jury ruled that IMDb, the Amazon-owned movie portal, did no wrong by publishing the age of actress Junie Hoang.
- Can Your iPad Save Hyperlocal News?
April 11 2013 5:47 PM
A new study by U.K. research group Nesta found interest in hyperlocal news is growing along with the growth of tablets.
- Sexist Pistol? Twitter Isn't Happy About Johnny Rotten's Comment To Female Interviewer
April 11 2013 1:01 PM
John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, is being called sexist after a comment he made to host Carrie Bickmore on the Australian TV show "The Project."
- Backstage Magazine Is Cutting Its Theater Reviews? NYC Stage Community Reacts To Loss
April 10 2013 5:12 PM
Backstage, the 53-year-old actors' trade magazine, is cutting its theater and film reviews because of low reader engagement, according to a report.
- Alec Baldwin: NBC's Next Late-Night King?
April 10 2013 12:18 PM
Alec Baldwin is said to be in talks with NBC to star as the host of his own late-night talk show, according to the New York Times' Bill Carter.
- FCC May Finally Relax Bush-Era Indecency Rules, And One Conservative Watchdog Is #@!% Mad
April 09 2013 4:49 PM
Citing a backlog of "stale" indecency complaints, the FCC is seeking public comment on whether it should relax its enforcement policy. One conservative watchdog is not happy.
- Livid Christine Quinn Tells Cable Cos. To Yank Attack Ad
April 09 2013 12:16 PM
Quinn, current frontrunner for New York City mayor, called on Time Warner Cable and Cablevision to pull 'false' attack ads.
- Suicide Of Pastor Rick Warren’s Son Sparks Speculation And Accusations
April 08 2013 4:32 PM
Following Matthew Warren's apparent suicide, Twitter users have been speculating whether the 27-year-old son of Pastor Rick Warren was secretly gay.
- 'Mad Men' Commercials: Advertisers Capitalize On A Show About Advertising
April 08 2013 1:16 PM
When "Mad Men" season six premiered on Sunday, AMC advertisers Johnnie Walker and Lincoln took advantage of the show's glamorous ad-agency motif.
- Roger Ebert And The Day Film Criticism Died
April 05 2013 4:47 PM
Both movies and journalism have irrevocably changed. When Roger Ebert passed away on Thursday, he took film criticism with him.
- Legendary Film Critic Dead At 70
April 04 2013 4:26 PM
Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Sun-Times film critic and journalist, died in Chicago on Thursday.
- That’s Gold: ‘Seinfeld’ Soaks Up A Sponge-Worthy $3 Billion
April 04 2013 1:34 PM
Since it went off the air in 1998, "Seinfeld" has generated $3.1 billion. Series creators Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David both own a stake in the show.
- Alrighty Then: A Serious Jim Carrey Shoots Back At Gun Lovers
April 03 2013 5:41 PM
Jim Carrey wrote an atypically earnest Huffington Post blog in response to conservative criticism over a his satirical pro-gun-control video "Cold Dead Hand."
- Fallon's In, Leno's Out
April 03 2013 2:17 PM
Jay Leno, longtime host of NBC's "The Tonight Show," announced his retirement on Wednesday. He'll be replaced by Jimmy Fallon in 2014.
- CNN's Roundtable Ridicule: If This Is What Jeff Zucker Has In Store, Cable News Is In Trouble
April 03 2013 12:38 PM
CNN's temporary roundtable show "(Get To) The Point" attracted poor ratings and barrage of Twitter derision. Bad news for Jeff Zucker?
- What's In A Slur? AP Stylebook Gives Up 'Illegal Immigrant'
April 02 2013 5:48 PM
The Associated Press has removed the term "illegal immigrant" from its AP Stylebook. The New York Times, meanwhile, is "reconsidering" the term.
- Google vs. Europe: Six EU Nations Prepare For Battle Over Privacy
April 02 2013 2:02 PM