Does Sportscasters' Mockery of Selfie-Takers Highlight a Generational Divide?

Digital-era sports writers and feminists push back

Several members of Arizona State University's Alpha Chi Omega sorority have gone viral after their selfie-a-thon during the Arizona Diamondbacks game Wednesday night, but they're using their Internet fame to…

Why The New Yorker Is Expanding Into Tech, Radio and Streaming TV

Magazine broadens festival and looks to build off its podcasts' success

This weekend marks the 16th annual New Yorker Festival, featuring a roster of big-name speakers, panelists and performers from Toni Morrison and Patti Smith to Jason Segel and Billy Joel.…

How Morgan Spurlock Started a Branded Content Revolution

'I was brand cancer for a very long time'

You wouldn't think the man behind the documentary Supersize Me, which vanquished the fast food industry, or that that same man, whose follow up film documented the ubiquity of product…

Jay Leno's Viral Marketing Stunt for New CNBC Show

Funnyman poses as Uber driver

Even though he stepped down as host of The Tonight Show more than a year ago, Jay Leno is not stepping away from television. A noted auto enthusiast, Leno has a…

If He Wasn't on Dancing With the Stars, Train Hero Would Have Been on Oregon Campus

'Insane' situation for Alek Skarlatos

Alek Skarlatos gained fame earlier this summer when he and two other Americans overpowered a would-be terrorist on a Paris-bound train. And that notoriety might have saved his life. Skarlatos is…

Presidential Candidates Have Spent Less Than 1% of the $5.5 Billion They're Expected to Rack Up

But spending already 3 times higher than last election

The 2016 race to the White House might seem like it's already zooming full speed ahead, but in terms of dollar signs, it's only just begun. Speaking at Advertising Week, FiveThirtyEight…

Josh Tyrangiel, One of the Industry's Most Influential Editors, Is Leaving Bloomberg

Ellen Pollock takes over as first woman to run Businessweek

Josh Tyrangiel, who oversees all media content for Bloomberg—including digital, TV and radio—and is editor of Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, is leaving the company. "I've spent six years working with some of…

The Master of Millennial Horror Now Has a Branded Content Deal With NBCU

65% of Jason Blum's audience is under 25

With horror films like The Purge, Insidious and Paranormal Activity, producer Jason Blum has become a master at reaching millennials—and scaring them to death. Now NBCUniversal wants him to do…

Hot List: What Are the Best Shows of 2015? Vote Your Picks for TV and Streaming

From surprise hits to epic dramas

Whether you stream your shows or tune in live, it's been a huge year for TV in all its forms. But what truly rose to the top? There were big network…

Nielsen Strikes a Digital Ratings Deal With CBS to Better Measure Viewership

Competition with comScore already heating up

On the heels of Tuesday's announcement that comScore will acquire rival Rentrak in a stock-for-stock merger so the combined company can take on Nielsen, Nielsen returned fire today with some…

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