Can Gaza Coverage Rescue Al-Jazeera America?
August 04 2014 6:38 PM
An ad campaign promotes Al-Jazeera America’s on-the-ground coverage of Gaza, which has boosted ratings for the struggling network.
Word On The Street: Murdoch Wants HBO
August 04 2014 3:08 PM
As Rupert Murdoch salivated, HBO’s deal with Amazon Prime helped Time Warner’s Q2 profits.
Disney Q3 Earnings: More Cold Comfort From ‘Frozen’ Fever
August 04 2014 9:42 AM
The Walt Disney Company is expected to report higher profits on Tuesday thanks to the continued success of ‘Frozen’ and ESPN’s World Cup coverage.
No Use Crying Over Kid-Free Restaurants
July 31 2014 4:27 PM
California’s Old Fisherman's Grotto is getting equal parts cheers and jeers over its “no crying children” policy, but kid-free restaurants are not uncommon.
Fifty Shades of Grey Launches Fictional Grey Enterprises Internship Program
July 31 2014 3:24 PM
"Fifty Shades" can promote the film through a social media campaign that allows people to become "interns" at the fictional Grey Enterprises
Not Even Israel-Gaza Conflict Can Boost Cable Ratings
July 30 2014 5:58 PM
CNN and MSNBC saw double-digit declines in ratings, despite three plane crashes, Israel-Gaza conflict and Ukraine's civil war.
At New York Times, Still Serving An Inky Master
July 29 2014 5:10 PM
The New York Times earnings show strong attention was paid to a leaked innovation report, even as dead trees still pay the bills.
OkCupid Founder's Confession Came Just In Time To Sell A Lot Of Books
July 28 2014 7:16 PM
Just in time for the release of his new data-science book, OkCupid founder Christian Rudder revealed the dating website "experiments" on humans.
Cosplayers Tackle Sexual Harassment At Comic-Con
July 28 2014 3:03 PM
The group Geeks for CONsent says San Diego Comic-Con needs to get serious about sexual harassment toward cosplayers.
As Detroit Residents Suffer, PETA Dangles A Carrot
July 25 2014 3:32 PM
The animal-rights group on Friday defended its plan to pay water bills for 10 Detroit families who agree to go vegan.
Is This Harry Styles's New Girlfriend
July 25 2014 10:45 AM
Model Paige Reifler claims she is dating Harry Styles
Could HBO Go Solo As A Separate Company?
July 24 2014 5:27 PM
Having confidently rejected Rupert Murdoch, Time Warner Inc., which owns HBO and CNN, is getting the rumor-mill treatment.
Comcast's Customer Service Isn't Terrible, Just Nonexistent
July 24 2014 2:00 PM
The Philly-based cable giant emphasizes upselling over problem-solving, and workers say those who don’t make their metrics pay a steep price.
Internet Surrenders To White Flag Speculation
July 23 2014 1:59 PM
Conspiracy theories abound over two bleached American Flags planted atop the Brooklyn Bridge, but the whodunit has the NYPD stumped.
Crisis Or Not, CNN Can’t Beat Fox News
July 22 2014 6:05 PM
Coverage of the Malaysia Airlines crash and Israeli invasion of Gaza lifted CNN, but Fox News still dominates.
Beyoncé And Jay Z 'Too Big To Fail' Even If They Split
July 22 2014 1:51 PM
Unsubstantiated rumors say the celebrity power couple may be on the outs, but a PR expert said that both of their brands are "too big to fail."
Charity Group Warns Of MH17 Scams
July 21 2014 6:32 PM
In the wake of a plane shot down over eastern Ukraine, fraudsters are already on the prowl.
No, Comcast Is Not The Fastest Internet In The Country
July 18 2014 2:27 PM
The now-infamous phone rep who wouldn’t let Ryan Block cancel his Comcast account wasn’t just pushy. He was lying.
US Power Grid Blackouts Eclipse All Other Developed Nations
July 17 2014 3:01 PM
Power outages in the U.S. have skyrocketed nearly 300 percent since the '80s.
Why Would Time Warner Turn Down $80B?
July 16 2014 2:43 PM
Amid consolidation mania, a merger for Time Warner is likely, but not everyone wants to work for Rupert Murdoch.