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How Effective Have Donald Trump's and Ted Cruz's Campaign Ads Been?

Voter reactions a few days before Iowa

Donald Trump's support among blue collar voters doubles when Ted Cruz attacks him in ads, but those same attacks boost Cruz's support among middle-class men. And while Trump's ads don't…

This Stunning Ad Shows Why We Need War Reporters Now More Than Ever

Without them, it's all pageantry

If politicians alone controlled the flow of information to the public, war would be tantamount to entertainment, argues a gripping new PSA. A new 80-second video from Paris agency BETC for…

Fox Isn't Laughing About an ABC Sitcom Called 'Fair and Balanced'

Comedy co-opts slogan Fox News trademarked in 1997

Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes isn't amused by ABC's plans for a comedy called Fair and Balanced. The show, from ABC and Lionsgate, stars Kal Penn as a…

An Outraged Grandmother Is Furious With P&G's Gain for This Stinker of an Ad

Standing up for mee-maws everywhere

Granite Bay, Calif., resident and senior citizen Randee Reidy is raising a stink over a recent ad for Procter & Gamble's Gain laundry detergent that associates grandmothers with a stink…

How CNN Anchor Don Lemon’s Love for Food Helped Him Decide to Move to Harlem

When he knew he wanted to be a TV newsman and more

Don Lemon is the hip, skateboarding and often polarizing host of CNN Tonight, which airs weeknights at 10 p.m. ET (9 p.m. on Fridays). For the latest installment of our…

Vice Will Take Over A+E Networks’ H2 Next Year, Rebranding It as Viceland

Long-delayed revamp set after DirecTV carriage deal was done

Better late than never: The long-awaited deal for Vice Media to take over A+E Networks' H2 network, which many expected to be announced last spring, was finalized today. As expected, Vice…

SXSW Reverses Controversial Decision and Will Now Conduct a Full Day of Anti-Harassment Panels

19 speakers confirmed

South by Southwest Interactive is doing an about-face on its decision to cancel two anti-harassment panels due to threats of "on-site violence" for the 2016 conference. Now, less than a…

This French Ad, Aimed at Celebrating Women, Is Ridiculed for Stereotyping Them Instead

Vacuum cleaners only respond to estrogen?

Here's a new one: An anti-sexism ad has been pulled for being, well, sexist. French TV station France 3 pulled its latest campaign after widespread criticism. The offending ad shows a…

Are Robert Redford's Movies About the Media Good for Journalism?

'Truth' is his latest film about the profession

Robert Redford has acted in dozens of films in his career and directed nine others, but there's one subject he doesn't seem to tire of tackling: journalism. Since Redford played…

Want to Buy a Confederate Flag but Not Look Racist? This Seller Has a Solution

A.J. Hall's unique business model

Want to purchase a Confederate flag, but worried you'll look like a racist? A.J. Hall will sell you one. And you'll be in the clear. Why? Because he's a "real-life black…

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