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New York (CNN) — Two of the New York Times' top editors on Monday addressed the paper's handling of a controversial story about Hillary Clinton's State Department emails and one of the editors concluded, "It was, to put it mildly, a mess."
The reviews concerned the way the Times handled a story that …Hillary Clinton
New York (CNN) — Thirty-five women who have accused Bill Cosby of sex assault appear on the current cover of New York Magazine in a stunning statement of unity against the legendary comic.
The black-and-white photograph of the women seated in similar poses appears on the July 27 issue. The headline …Bill Cosby
New York (CNN) — Nick Denton says "Gawker's growing up."
The founder and self-described "guardian of the editorial ethos" of Gawker sought to turn the page after it published a controversial article that led to the most embarrassing 10-day period in the site's history.
"The company is no longer the …Nick Denton
Grazer on 'Arrested Development' writers' room
Most of the time, new seasons of TV shows are plotted and created based on a specific number of episodes ordered by a network.
But what if the number of ideas for the new season dictated the number of episodes instead of the other way around?
That's how …Arrested Development
New York (CNN) — Judd Apatow and members of the "Trainwreck" cast conveyed their condolences on social media following the shooting in a Louisiana theater where the movie was being shown.
Apatow, the film's director, has been outspoken about gun violence.
"One of the reasons we make these movies is …Movies
New York (CNN) — At the movies, feelings of fear and terror are supposed to come from the big screen and the blasting speakers.
But on Thursday a real-life burst of violence interrupted a 7:00 p.m. showing of "Trainwreck" in Lafayette, Louisiana. Gunfire killed two moviegoers and injured seven …Horror Movies
New York (CNN) — The way you watch and create YouTube videos on your phone is about to change.
YouTube is unveiling a redesign to its mobile app, visible right away on Android devices and coming soon to Apple devices.
The app has a "streamlined design," YouTube says, with three main pathways: a …YouTube
5 stunning stats about Comcast
The pairings might sound outlandish: Comcast and Vice?! Comcast and BuzzFeed?!
But the deal talks between Comcast (CCV), the cable giant, and several darlings of new media make a ton of sense.
The talks are mostly informal, and it's possible that none of the deals will …Comcast
New York (CNN) — Basketball superstar LeBron James is widely referred to as King James. On Wednesday, he extended his realm to entertainment.
James' entertainment company Springhill announced a production partnership with Warner Bros. to produce content for television, film and digital …TV
London (CNN) — The Financial Times has a new owner.
Japanese publishing group Nikkei Inc. is paying Pearson £844 million ($1.3 billion) in cash for the Financial Times Group, which includes the famous pink newspaper, luxury lifestyle magazine How to Spend It, and a range of specialist titles including …Japan
Brian Williams: 'I said things that weren't true'
MSNBC's future involves going back to its past.
The cable news channel is contemplating another batch of schedule changes that will prioritize breaking news over progressive opinion, according to people involved in the planning.
Several political talk …Ronan Farrow
New York (CNN) — A little more than two months after being dumped by ESPN, Bill Simmons is back -- this time at HBO.
Simmons, the former ESPN standout sportswriter, will be going to the cable channel giant in a "multi-year, multi-platform deal," the network announced on Wednesday.
This includes a …Bill Simmons
5 stunning stats about Comcast
Fending off new and old competitors, Comcast reported strong quarterly financial results on Thursday: revenue was up 11% and profits 7%.
NBCUniversal's hit movies like "Jurassic World" and "Furious 7" helped the bottom line and received shout outs from Comcast (CCV)CEO …Comcast
New York (CNN) — Jon Stewart and President Obama sat down on Tuesday night for one final interview before Stewart signs off on August 6.
Obama first went on 'The Daily Show' in 2005, when he was a senator from Illinois. He has made seven appearances in all, three since he was elected president.
July …The Daily Show
NBC is starting to cast for Donald Trump's successor for the forthcoming season of "The Celebrity Apprentice."
Network executives are having brainstorming conversations about potential hosts, a person with knowledge of the talks said Wednesday.
However, the person denied a story in the New York …NBC
Viewership of this year's Miss USA pageant plummeted to an all-time low after Donald Trump's controversial statements caused it to be relegated to the little-known Reelz channel.
Sunday's airing of the annual beauty pageant brought in an average of 925,000 viewers for the Reelz network, according to …Miss USA
So much for playing nice.
Geraldo Rivera appeared on Fox News' "The Five" on Monday and threatened to knock out co-host Eric Bolling during a heated argument about Donald Trump's comments about immigration. After a San Francisco woman, Kate Steinle, was murdered by an illegal immigrant, Rivera …Geraldo Rivera
Every single player on the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team is getting her own Sports Illustrated cover.
In celebration of the team's World Cup win, the magazine is publishing 25 different covers this week: one for each player, one for coach Jill Ellis, and one small group shot.
The covers will …Soccer
Ted Cruz: 'I am running for president'
Amazon denied Monday that "bulk purchases" were fueling sales of Ted Cruz's new book, but the New York Times said it's not budging in its decision to exclude the senator's memoir from its bestseller list.
Amazon said in a statement that it has found "no evidence …Amazon
5 stunning stats about Netflix
Netflix users will be spending the holidays with Adam Sandler, but will have to wait until next year for the return of Pee-wee Herman.
The streaming service announced on Tuesday the release dates for its upcoming slate of original films, or what it calls its "film …Movies
If you're a Comcast broadband customer and you want to stream "America's Got Talent" and "Game of Thrones," Comcast has a new option for you.
The company is calling it Stream, and it includes access to live broadcast channels, HBO, and a library of on-demand TV shows and movies.
The service has a lot …TV
Upworthy, an aggregation web site best known for making warm and fuzzy stories go viral, has a new plan: "quality empathetic storytelling."
What does that mean? It means doing original reporting and interviewing and appealing to users' emotions to generate huge amounts of traffic.
"We are moving from …Storytelling
The Nation magazine, a bastion of liberal journalism, is joining the ranks of publications that are adding metered paywalls to their web sites.
The magazine announced the plan this week as it introduced a newly redesigned site timed to its 150th anniversary in print.
All articles will be free for a …Websites
Starting today, you can subscribe to all of Showtime's programming through the Internet.
Showtime has four distribution partners for Tuesday's launch: Hulu, Apple, Roku, and the PlayStation Vue.
Each distributor is a little bit different, but they all enable subscribers to stream Showtime series like …Streaming
(CNN) — No one at Rolling Stone magazine is going to be fired: How can that be?
Rolling Stone wants the damning report by Columbia Journalism School to be a moment when the magazine begins to restore its battered reputation. But observers are asking if it can really do that without any punishment …Journalism
Donald Trump in 90 Seconds
Donald Trump says he wants to be president to "make America great again," but his candidacy has been focused on improving journalism as much as anything.
The outspoken bllionaire's Twitter feed has long been filled with often-cutting observations on reporters, pundits and …Donald Trump
(CNN) — HBO comedian John Oliver scored his biggest coup yet: an in-depth interview in Russia with whistleblower Edward Snowden.
The comedian surprised viewers on Sunday night by revealing that he visited Russia last week and met with Snowden, who leaked a trove of documents about the American …John Oliver
(CNN) — An institutional failure at Rolling Stone resulted in a deeply flawed article about a purported gang rape at the University of Virginia, according to an outside review by Columbia Journalism School professors.
The review, published Sunday night, says the failures were sweeping and "may have …University of Virginia
(CNN) — CBS named its political director, John Dickerson, as the new host of "Face the Nation" on Sunday.
The news was announced on air by broadcasting legend Bob Schieffer, who has hosted the Sunday morning political show for 24 years. He said on Wednesday that he would retire.
Dickerson has been …Bob Schieffer