Brian Braiker
Cable Porn Problem: Nobody’s Paying for It Net smut consumption making companies' VOD sales go limp

As people have increasingly taken to watching their porn online for free, satellite and cable companies like Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and DirecTV have been feeling the blow in their…

August 8, 2011, 6:09 AM EDT

First Mover: Mark Whitaker CNN’s new managing editor on the challenges facing cable news and weekly newsmagazines

How do you see your role at CNN? CNN has all these platforms: domestic, a robust international network, and we’re so strong on the Web. All of those parts of the…

July 25, 2011, 6:32 AM EDT

The Murdoch Maelstrom Comes West Did News Corp. properties break any U.S. laws?

Editors at the New York Post pulled junior staffers into two closed-door meetings on Tuesday and told them, "We have to be on our P's and Q's and not engage…

July 14, 2011, 3:52 PM EDT

Advertisers Abandon 'News of the World' Murdoch-owned paper charged with hacking missing girl's phone

Two businesses are reportedly reviewing their advertising relationships with the British tabloid News of the World in response to revelations that newspaper had hacked the cell phone of a missing…

July 5, 2011, 2:29 PM EDT

'Village Voice' Avoids Strike Staffers had planned a walkout over salary and benefits

The show will go on . . . for now. Village Voice staffers have reached a tentative agreement with management, staving off a threatened strike this weekend over salary cuts and declining…

July 1, 2011, 8:45 AM EDT

Pentagram's Angus Hyland
Fast Chat: Angus Hyland on Penguins, Michelin Man Pentagram partner dissects 1,400 logos in his new book, Symbol

What makes a successful logo? A successful logo is one that endures. It’s got to eventually be honest to the product it describes. It’s got to be simple. It’s got to…

June 28, 2011, 5:59 AM EDT

Rooster's Gavin McInnes (center in underwear)
Creating Ads for People Who Hate Ads Rooster's Gavin McInnes explains his brand of gonzo advertising

Gavin McInnes doesn’t care about your product. This would be all well and good if the co-founder of Vice magazine—that bible of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y., hipsterdom—hadn’t gone and rebranded himself…

June 20, 2011, 6:39 AM EDT

Fast Chat: Jane Pratt The Internet Week panelist and founder talks tech, family, and flirts a bit, too

What is this Digitas “Modern Family” panel you’re moderating today all about? I don’t know. I’m going to figure it out at midnight the night before. Basically I want to open…

June 9, 2011, 6:46 AM EDT

Fast Chat: Judah Friedlander Before his IWNY appearance, the '30 Rock' star riffs on hecklers vs. trolls, stand-up, and those iconic trucker hats

So, you’re doing a panel on Internet comedy. This Internet Week is a big week, huh? Is this like the Cannes Film Festival of the Internet? Something like that. First you’re hearing…

June 8, 2011, 10:50 AM EDT

Dan Sinker (aka Fake Rahm) Talks Tweeting the News

     At some point since its creation in 2006, Twitter went from being an object of curiosity—the subject of news stories—to one of the chief conduits of the news.  …

June 6, 2011, 9:21 AM EDT