Thanks, Hackers, You Made ‘The Interview’ Culturally Significant
December 19 2014 12:53 PM
Creative works that spark the most contentious free-speech debates are often the most ridiculous.
Drones Capture ‘Lagoons Of Filth’ Over Factory Farms
December 19 2014 12:33 PM
A pit of untreated pig waste “the size of several football fields,” claims filmmaker Mark Devries.
Hackers vs. Hollywood: Who Benefits From Sony’s Pullout?
December 18 2014 1:18 PM
“The Interview” was the only major comedy slated for release on Christmas Day, leaving some holiday ticket-buyers up for grabs.
Look Out, Comcast: Dish, Netflix In Integration Deal
December 17 2014 2:15 PM
The satellite company has become the first major U.S. pay-TV provider to offer a direct line to Netflix.
Advocates Demand Release Of CIA Whistleblower
December 16 2014 6:20 PM
Supporters say Jeffrey Alexander Sterling, the former agent accused of leaking information to James Risen, is no criminal.
Baidu, Alibaba Challenge US Tech Firms In Online Ads
December 16 2014 1:30 PM
Google and Facebook still dominate digital advertising, but Alibaba and Baidu are gaining significant market share.
Will Sony Sue The Media? Not Likely
December 15 2014 4:26 PM
From the Pentagon Papers to Prism, news outlets have a history of publishing pilfered information -- and the law says that's fine.
Is ESPN Holding Cable Subscribers Hostage?
December 12 2014 1:26 PM
Many cable viewers would ditch the bundle and pay individually for Disney's sports juggernaut, according to a new study.
Net Neutrality Past 2018? Comcast Makes No Promises
December 11 2014 4:38 PM
At a hearing in New York, Comcast’s Mark Reilly deflected questions as advocates like Tim Wu spoke out against the TWC merger.
Television Is For The Olds
December 10 2014 2:26 PM
A new study from Nielsen shows that millennial males watch considerably less traditional TV than their older counterparts.
Person Of The Year? Taylor Never Had A Chance
December 10 2014 11:14 AM
The 'Shake It Off' singer lost out to Ebola caregivers for Time’s annual honor, which the magazine rarely bestows on entertainers (or women).
Starz CEO: Netflix Is A ‘Shortsighted’ Strategy
December 09 2014 3:35 PM
Chris Albrecht said TV networks that license their shows to Netflix Inc. are underselling their content.
How Peter Pan Swallowed A Giant Snake
December 09 2014 10:52 AM
NBC’s live musical event generated more Twitter chatter than Discovery’s much-hyped anaconda stunt.
Twitter Mum As Alleged Rape Victim Is ‘Outed’
December 08 2014 5:43 PM
As a blogger spreads unconfirmed private details, Twitter Inc. is once again being criticized for lax harassment policies.
Web Publishers Still Don’t Click With ComScore
December 08 2014 2:21 PM
A $46.5 million investment in Vox Media last week served as a reminder of the challenges of online measurement.
Rolling Stone’s Gang Rape Story Unravels
December 05 2014 8:26 PM
A feature in the magazine details an alleged sexual assault at a Virginia fraternity. Questions have piled up around its reporting.
The Media’s Tech-Billionaire Problem
December 05 2014 1:00 PM
Chris Hughes, Pierre Omidyar and Jeff Bezos are trying to inject tech magic into the media industry. Why isn’t it working?
New Republic Editor Quits Amid Conflict With Publisher
December 04 2014 5:41 PM
Citing disagreements with Facebook's Chris Hughes, Frank Foer has resigned from the storied liberal magazine.
AT&T, DirecTV Hit With $10B Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
December 04 2014 11:21 AM
Hollywood exec claims pay TV providers denied carriage agreements to black-owned media companies.
Comcast Says Anti-Merger Coalition Is Not ‘Real News’
December 03 2014 3:42 PM
It takes more than a manifesto to rattle the country’s largest cable company.