News Industry

Vox fires editorial director over inappropriate conduct

Vox Media has fired Editorial Director Lockhart Steele after the executive admitted to inappropriate conduct.<p>Steele is the founder of the Curbed …

Media Industry

Las Vegas Survivor Discusses Life After Shooting

It has been nearly three weeks since the Las Vegas massacre and another victim has been laid to rest. On Friday, families and friends attended the funeral of 34-year-old Las Vegas Metro police officer Charleston Hartfield. He was killed while trying to save fellow country music fans attending the …

News (U.S.)

BuzzFeed CEO: News Outlets Need to ‘Bridge’ Subscription, Ad Models

Subscription-based and advertising-based news organizations need to coexist “in peace and harmony” so they can both push back against sensationalized …

Buzzfeed

How Lindsay Czarniak got past her surprising ESPN split

When Lindsay Czarniak left ESPN over the summer after six years with the network, the “SportsCenter” personality realized embracing the unknown was a …

Media Industry

The World's Most Powerful Publishers Refuse to Admit What They Really Are

Facebook and Google's push to personalize the news is the latest seismic shift in tech giants’ influence on the information landscape.<p>It took a terrorist attack for Google to enter the news business.<p>On September 11, 2001, after hijackers crashed two commercial jets into the World Trade Center as …

Journalism

EDITORIAL: Teach children how to widely consume digital news

Even as we argue that we need stronger laws to control online political ads and to corral the worst online trolls, we also need to do a better job of …

News Media

Another Chinese company eyes stake in Forbes

Another Chinese company is said to be preparing to take a minority stake in Forbes Media, which is already 95 percent owned by Asian investors via …

Media Industry

Playboy to honor Hugh Hefner on cover of latest issue

Playboy will put a picture of a 39-year-old Hugh Hefner on the cover of its November/December issue.<p>The founder’s cover appearance marks only the …

Media Industry

Why Erin Andrews refuses to get political

Don’t expect Erin Andrews to weigh in on the political climate in the near future.<p>Speaking on Sports Illustrated’s “Off the Board with Jimmy Traina” …

Media Industry

Four Tet has announced six live shows

Four Tet is playing a run of live shows next year following his latest album 'New Energy'.<p>The London producer will play consecutive dates at Village …

Music

Legendary NYC news anchor dies after long cancer battle

Pioneering TV newswoman Michele Marsh, who anchored newscasts for both WNBC and WCBS, died following a long bout with cancer, the stations said …

New York City

All Rodale jobs are safe — but only through January

Rodale Chief Executive Maria Rodale spoke with anxious staffers at a town-hall meeting at the company’s Emmaus, Pa., headquarters on Thursday morning …

Media Industry

Inside the sports world’s ‘Generation Z’ challenge

If sports networks and organizations haven’t hopped on the digital train, the doors might close in their faces.<p>ESPN has become the face of the …

Media Industry

Fake news ads are showing up on Snopes, PolitiFact

Fake news ads are reportedly popping up on fact-checking websites.<p>The New York Times reported that as recent as last week, these ads were found on …

Media Industry

Graydon Carter will grace February cover of Vanity Fair

Graydon Carter is giving himself a farewell gift. He will appear on the cover of the February issue, of Vanity Fair his last as editor-in-chief, …

Media Industry

Why cheating on your partner doesn’t have to doom your relationship

Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a couples counseling session? New York psychotherapist Esther Perel gets that. She’ll even let you put your …

Relationships

News exec falls to his death trying to get the perfect photo

A news executive plummeted to his death from atop a luxury Chicago hotel after he somehow lost his footing as he was taking photographs, according to …

Media Industry

Even Skip Bayless’ co-worker turns on him for heartless tweet

Skip Bayless has a job to do, one of the more horrific injuries in sports history be damned.<p>The Fox Sports 1 talking head, a man who breathes takes …

Media Industry

Trump is winning the war with the media | Opinion | NOLA.com

I would like to say, "You can't make this stuff up." But, apparently about half of you will think that I am.<p>According to a POLITICO/Morning Consult …

News (U.S.)

Facebook Canada unveils plan to fight fake news, hacking in lead-up to 2019 election

Facebook has launched an “election integrity initiative” to help promote authentic dialogue and civic engagement in the lead-up to the 2019 Canadian …

United States

Spotify playlist: 50 classic hip hop treasures

Some gold to play to the grandkids

Music

Poll: Plurality Of Voters Believe News Media Fabricate Stories About Trump

A plurality of voters believe that major news organizations fabricate stories about President Trump, according to a new Morning Consult …

Conservative View

Sam Ponder responds to Barstool drama after CEO’s defense

Sam Ponder is speaking her mind about the Worldwide Leader’s latest decision.<p>On Wednesday morning, the “Sunday NFL Countdown” personality expressed …

Media Industry

Nivea faces backlash for racist ad for ‘lighter skin’

Nivea has become embroiled in a race row after an “appalling” face cream ad that promises “visibly lighter skin” for black women.<p>The beauty brand is …

Media Industry

Newspaper charged with littering over unwanted deliveries

An upstate newspaper is being charged with littering — for delivering the morning paper.<p>Warren County Sheriff’s Office served Post-Star publisher …

New York City

Hearst’s deal for Rodale may have cost $225M

Hearst Corp. finally acknowledged on Wednesday it is the winning bidder for Rodale, owner of Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Prevention …

Media Industry

Italian schools’ newest class: Detecting fake news

Readin’, writin’ and recognizing fake news.<p>Italy has reportedly launched a program to instruct students how to handle a deluge of false information …

Lifestyle

‘Mad Money’ Cramer’s finance site finally closes above a dollar

Jim Cramer’s financial Web site, The Street, may finally have turned the corner.<p>Cramer, the host of CNBC’s “Mad Money,” is the site’s founder and …

Media Industry

Magic mushrooms could help treat depression

A new study has shown psilocybin's effectiveness as medication

Music

Actor friend blasts Bill Simmons and his ‘bulls–t’ TV show

Michael Rapaport really doesn’t like it when you don’t text him back.<p>Rapaport, a C-list actor/Knicks superfan, has long been a regular guest on Bill …

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