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Why Classic Shows Are Vanishing From Netflix As fees soar, networks favor new content

Last October there was a brief (albeit furious) hue and cry over the departure of CBS’ long-running Angela Lansbury mystery series, Murder, She Wrote, from Netflix. It caused, as Jezebel’s…

May 18, 2014, 8:52 PM EDT

Magazine Smartphone Apps Are Being Brought Back From the Dead Free content makeovers may be the way to go

Not so long ago, magazine publishers were flooding the market with smartphone apps. But a browse through the Apple App Store reveals dozens of magazine-branded apps languishing in a sort…

May 18, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

Veep Star Reid Scott Uses Pinterest Like a Pro But only knows his way around L.A. thanks to Google Maps

Specs Who Reid Scott Age 36 Accomplishments Stars as Dan Egan on HBO’s Veep (Sundays at 10:30 p.m.); voices Turbo in the Netflix animated series Turbo FAST Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you…

April 25, 2014, 6:22 AM EDT

Whoopi Goldberg Has Limits on Where She Takes Her Smartphone Calls Also, her go-to social media platforms

Specs Who Whoopi Goldberg Age 58 Accomplishments Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony award-winning actress; co-host of ABC’s The View; star of the Lifetime original movie A Day Late and a Dollar Short…

April 4, 2014, 1:42 AM EDT

A Look at How Women Grocery Shop They focus on health, and prefer to squeeze their produce in person

These days, ladies are all about the labels in the grocery store. With the help of mobile devices and coupons, they tend toward the healthiest food at the best prices,…

April 2, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Longtime Rolling Stone Contributor Matt Taibbi Discusses His New News Venture And his famous squid

Specs Who Matt Taibbi New gig Editor of an as-yet-unnamed digital magazine for First Look Media Old gig Contributing editor for Rolling Stone Rolling Stone was such a hugely influential platform for you—is it risky…

March 23, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT

Robert Rodriguez Has a Prime Outlet for His Guilty Pleasures Explains how he chooses his programming

Specs Who Robert Rodriguez Age 45 Accomplishments Filmmaker (From Dusk Till Dawn, Spy Kids and the upcoming Sin City: A Dame to Kill For); founder/chairman of El Rey network; creator of From Dusk…

March 21, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT

Sam Champion Wants to Make The Weather Channel a One-Stop Shop for News Also, thoughts on naming storms

Specs Name Sam Champion Age 52 New gig Managing editor, anchor,The Weather Channel Old gig Weather anchor, Good Morning America You’ve said that your new morning show, AMHQ, will cover news, business, sports and other nonweather…

March 17, 2014, 6:39 AM EDT

Suits Star Patrick J. Adams Obsesses Over Instagram Also spends some quality time on Twitter

Specs Who Patrick J. Adams Age 32 Accomplishments Stars as Mike Ross on USA’s Suits (Season 3 returns March 6 at 9/8c); set to appear in NBC’s upcoming miniseries adaptation of Rosemary’s Baby Base Los…

March 5, 2014, 12:02 PM EST

Flipboard Buys Mobile Newsreading App Zite From CNN Deal involves content and ad partnership

Flipboard announced today it is buying Zite, one of its smaller rivals in an increasingly crowded space of mobile newsreading apps. In addition to the acquisition, the deal includes a…

March 5, 2014, 10:50 AM EST

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