CBS, CNN, NBC, and other networks have attempted to woo advertisers at their Upfront presentations – but will it work in this new media landscape?
Enjoy your favorite scripted and late night shows while you can. If negotiations this week between the Writer’s Guild of America West (WGAW) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) fail, Hollywood could see its first crippling writer’s strike in almost a
Over the last three years, Iger, president of Disney since 2005, had to extend his tenure at the Mouse House three times, once in 2014, once in 2016 and once again this past March, as the board of directors has struggled to find his replacement.
Bill O’Reilly is out at Fox News. This announcement, from 21st Century Fox, comes weeks after a New York Times report on the settlements of O’Reilly’s sexual harassment lawsuits. The Times had previously reported that FOX News settled five lawsuits, dating back to 2002, alleging
Who is Ajit Pai? President Trump appointed Ajit Pai, 44, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on January 23, 2017. Pai is currently serving out the term of his predecessor, Obama-appointee Tom Wheeler, who vacated the role upon President Trump’s inauguration. This afternoon, I
Vivian Salama is not easily intimidated. With a career that spans across continents and conflicts, Salama has built a reputation for always being in the thick of whatever is going on around the world. When the war in Iraq broke out, Salama was the first
The South by Southwest conference and festival celebrated its 30th anniversary this past week in Austin, Texas. From March 10 through 19, the annual pilgrimage of entrepreneurs, artists, businesses and interactive organizations proved the conference has grown even larger and more influential over the past
Last month’s premiere of CBS’s new drama “The Good Fight” was, by nearly all metrics, a success. The show not only won its Sunday night time slot, but was also hailed by critics as a quality spin-off of its predecessor “The Good Wife.” Despite the
Earlier this month, the NPR Politics Podcast hosted a live show in Washington, D.C.’s Warner Theater, and Slate’s Trumpcast did a live recording in D.C.’s Hamilton Hotel. Last year, Radiotopia hosted a live event featuring nearly all their shows in Los Angeles. In 2013, Radiolab
When The New York Times announced its new bundled subscription with Spotify, other media organizations, and media critics, had plenty to say about it. Nieman Lab noted how the Times was stepping “outside journalism” with the bundle, while Mashable called the new subscription plan “intriguing.”