At The Times, Trading One Kind Of Diversity For Another
May 14 2014 6:32 PM EDT
Black media groups on Thursday applauded the appointment of Dean Baquet the first African-American to lead the New York Times, who is replacing Jill Abramson, the first woman to fill the role.
The Times: Theories Swirl On The Reasons Abramson Was Fired
May 14 2014 5:59 PM EDT
The New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was abruptly fired on Wednesday, and the reasons remain unclear.
What's Next For Jill Abramson's New York Times Tattoo?
May 14 2014 4:07 PM EDT
New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson abruptly left the paper after almost three years on Wednesday. Will she choose to keep her tattoo of the Times "T" logo?
Baiting The Colossus Of Corporate Coffee
May 14 2014 3:59 PM EDT
Hoping to capitalize on Starbucks’ aggressive tactics, an author is awaiting a cease-and-desist letter that may never come. Is the coffee giant catching on?
Dean Baquet Has Nothing To Say On Twitter [PHOTO]
May 14 2014 3:55 PM EDT
Dean Baquet's Twitter account was dormant at the time he was announced as the new executive editor at the New York Times.
In Surprise Move, New York Times Executive Editor Is Out
May 14 2014 3:14 PM EDT
The first female top editor at the New York Times is leaving after only three years on the job, the company announced on Wednesday.
Europe Just Shot The Messenger
May 13 2014 3:46 PM EDT
Tuesday’s “right to be forgotten” ruling underscores significant differences in data privacy laws in the U.S. and Europe.
‘Seinfeld’ Would Have Been Canceled Were It On Air Today
May 13 2014 5:49 AM EDT
Broadcast networks canceled more than a dozen shows last week, many of which barely survived a season. Are execs out of patience, or just ideas?
FCC’s Wheeler Revises Net Neutrality Rules, But Paid ‘Fast Lane’ Stays
May 12 2014 1:06 PM EDT
New rules will reportedly prohibit Internet slow lanes but still allow companies to pay a toll for faster service.
YouTube Shines On A New Kind Of Stage Mom
May 09 2014 12:36 PM EDT
For some moms, making YouTube videos is a full-time job, but will their kids grow up to regret the accidental fame?
Christian Activists Blast HGTV For Deserting Anti-Gay Reality Stars
May 08 2014 12:50 PM EDT
Christian activists are up in arms following HGTV’s decision not to move forward with a show starring the Benham Brothers, who have reported ties to anti-gay extremism.
From Standoff To Sing-off: Eurovision New Battleground For Ukraine
May 07 2014 2:48 PM EDT
Performers from Russia and Ukraine are among those competing in the semifinals for the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen this year.
Children Tell McDonald’s They're Not 'Lovin' It'
May 06 2014 1:03 PM EDT
In a video launched by advocacy group CAI, kids take McDonald’s to task for using big celebrities to sell Big Macs.
Spidey Spins His Web In Asia With Record-Breaking Opening
May 02 2014 5:17 PM EDT
"Amazing Spider-Man 2” breaks opening-day record in Hong Kong.
‘Frozen’ Snowball Effect Boosts Disney Q2 Profits
May 02 2014 3:34 PM EDT
The huge holiday hit “Frozen,” praised for re-imagining Disney’s stagnant Princess Culture, continued to drive profits at the Walt Disney Co.
Customers Plead With DirecTV Not To ‘Sell Out’ To AT&T
May 01 2014 2:31 PM EDT
In light of merger rumors, some DirecTV customers are making it clear that they have no desire to become AT&T customers.
‘Bad For Hispanics’ Comment Underscores Anxiety About A Bigger Comcast
April 30 2014 6:22 PM EDT
Univision's CEO said a Comcast-TWC merger would be “bad for Hispanics.” He’s not the only broadcaster concerned.
Cheering Sterling’s Ousting? Not So Fast, Say Race Scholars
April 29 2014 7:33 PM EDT
Donald Sterling's comments got him banned from the NBA, but some say not everyone is celebrating the NBA ruling as a win for social justice.
Just Because Everyone Wants Donald Sterling Fired Doesn’t Mean He Will Be
April 28 2014 4:15 PM EDT
As the NBA investigates a racist rant allegedly spoken by the L.A. Clippers owner, legal complications may hinder its ability to act accordingly.
Will The Public Buy Shares In A Firm With An Accused Girlfriend-Beater CEO?
April 25 2014 6:35 PM EDT
Rising-star entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal escaped jail time. Now critics want him ousted before RadiumOne goes public.