Is The New Pope Meh? Atheists Shrug Off Francis
March 14 2013 2:20 PM
The American Humanist Association said Thursday the world can expect more atheists with Pope Francis' election and no social progress.
Another One Bites The Dust: Google Kills Reader
March 14 2013 12:31 PM
Google is suffering a backlash after it announced that it will do away with its RSS service, Google Reader.
Can Conservative Media Pull Off Investigative Journalism?
March 13 2013 4:38 PM
Glenn Beck's TheBlaze TV network, which he founded after his departure from Fox News, is launching "For the Record," which purports to offer an objective viewpoint. Can a conservative network pull off investigative journalism?
Sarah Palin Puts Christ Back In Christmas
March 12 2013 11:57 AM
Sarah Palin fires back at "politically correct Scrooges," Justin Bieber melts down on purpose, and Matt Lauer points fingers.
For Politico, An Online Paywall Produces A Print Magazine
March 12 2013 11:48 AM
Politico's 2-year-old subscription service, Politico Pro, has a 96% renewal rate, and it's launching a print mag to help lure subscribers.
Monday Media Roundup: Fake Bankruptcy, Soft Paywalls, And The Debate That Refuses To Die
March 11 2013 3:02 PM
Paul Krugman is not bankrupt, Elisabeth Hasselbeck is not leaving 'The View,' and the New York Times pay wall workaround is not an accident.
How Social Media Is Making Us Hypersensitive
March 08 2013 7:28 PM
From "Mike & Molly" to Bloomberg Businessweek, experts say social media is making potentially offensive content more difficult to ignore.
Harassed By A Groper? There's An App For That
March 08 2013 6:44 PM
With Knight Foundation support, Hollaback is creating an iPhone app that will allow people to report street harassment directly to authorities.
God Help Us: American Athiests Loses Its Sass With New Ad Campaign
March 08 2013 3:22 PM
American Atheists launched its "Go Godless Instead" campaign this week, but its intended targets seemed to be shrugging it off.
Microsoft And Google Take Their Fight To The Schoolyard
March 07 2013 5:51 PM
Microsoft is backing a Mass. bill that would prohibit the use of student data for commercial purposes. The bill could affect Google, too.
What Does Twitter Know? Apparently Not Much
March 05 2013 2:12 PM
A new study by the Pew Research Center found that public opinion on Twitter is often significantly out of step with public opinion among the general population.
Dear Advertiser, That Sexy Model Isn’t Working On Female Consumers
March 05 2013 1:31 PM
New research conducted at the University of Manitoba and the University of Michigan found that that blatantly sexual advertising elicited negative brand associations from female consumers.
NYC Subway Riders Protest Fare Hike With Free Swipes
March 04 2013 2:10 PM
No Fare Hikes, an NYC subway riders group, has launched a campaign called "Swipe Back," in which riders swipe in fellow riders for free.
Cablevision-Viacom Lawsuit: Will It Cut Your Cable Costs?
March 02 2013 10:05 AM
Cablevision slapped Viacom with an antitrust lawsuit over wholesale bundling. Could a victory lead to lower subscription rates?
Sideshow Bob: Woodward Drama A Sequester Distraction
March 01 2013 2:50 PM
Legendary Washington Postman Bob Woodward got into a tussle with the White House after he challenged its handling of the sequester.
Who Drew The Infamous Bloomberg Businessweek Cover?
February 28 2013 3:44 PM
Bloomberg Businessweek is being criticized for a cover designed by artist Andres Guzman, which features minority caricatures clutching gobs of cash.
Digital Pop-Culture Publisher BuzzMedia To Cut 50 Staffers
February 28 2013 11:57 AM
BuzzMedia, the digital pop-culture publisher and owner of Spin, is cutting 50 employees, or 20 percent of its workforce, according to CEO Steve Hansen.
Criticized For Violence, Hollywood Tells Parents: You Deal With It
February 27 2013 5:32 PM
A new joint campaign by the MPAA and big media companies aims to educate parents on how to limit kids' exposure to violent movies and TV shows.
Did ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Use 9/11 Victim’s Last Words Without Permission?
February 27 2013 1:17 PM
Mary Fetchet, the mother of 9/11 victim Brad Fetchet, told the Daily News that Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" featured an audio clip of her son's last words without her permission.
Michael Moore Lashes Out At BuzzFeed, And Few Jump To Its Defense
February 26 2013 3:51 PM
Michael Moore lashed out at the viral news website BuzzFeed over an article, and media reporters were ready to pounce.