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Topic: The New York Times

David Carr, Brian Williams and the Question of Forgiveness

Redemption often depends on whether your sins were personal or professional

What are we willing to forgive? In the case of David Carr, some truly horrible things. In fact, you could argue that by the time of his abrupt passing this week,…

David Carr, NYT Media Columnist, Dies at 58

Chronicled both his industry and his struggles with addiction

One of the media industry's most high-profile and insightful figures, David Carr of The New York Times died tonight at 58 after collapsing in the newsroom.  "He was the finest media…

The New York Times Accidentally Invented a New Country, and the Internet's in Love

Visit scenic Kyrzbekistan!

Sometimes a mistake is so embarrassing, it cycles all the away around the shame circle and becomes kind of awesome. Today's case in point: Kyrzbekistan, a country accidentally invented by a…

Photos From the Hottest End-of-the-Year Festivities in Media and Marketing

Seth Meyers, Magic Johnson and Michael Bloomberg make appearances

From left, Josh Tyrangiel, CCO, Bloomberg Media; actor Seth Meyers; and Michael Bloomberg, CEO of Bloomberg LP, celebrate Bloomberg Businessweek’s 85th anniversary.

The New York Times Runs Its First-Ever Native Print Ad

The 8-page section was sponsored by Shell

The New York Times introduced its first native ad product, called "Paid Posts," on its website in January. But today, the Times is making its initial foray into sponsored print…

UPDATE: DreamWorks and Hasbro Cancel Acquisition Talks

The toy maker was looking to expand its media reach with an animation arm

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hasbro has called off negotiations with animation studio DreamWorks Animation following word in recent days that the toy company was looking to acquire the animation studio.…

Purch Mixes Editorial Reviews Into its Native Ads

Higher click-through rate, but is it ethical?

Purch—the online tech and science publisher of sites like Live Science, Top 10 Reviews and Space.com— will allow brands to buy native ad pages that also contain editorial reviews, further…

New Legacy Ads Trade Anger for Empowerment

1st work from 72andSunny is tagged, 'Finish it.'

Legacy—the anti-smoking group behind the "Truth" campaigns—adopts a new strategy in the first campaign from new agency 72andSunny. Big picture, the tone is less combative and more empowering. The new tagline…

Consumer Groups Claim That CarMax's Ads Are Deceptive

Urge F.T.C. to investigate

A coalition of 11 consumer groups is calling on the Federal Trade Commision to investigate CarMax for using deceptive advertising, writes Chistopher Jensen for The New York Times. The groups claim that…

Top Chef Duels Host Claims Real Housewives Are Saner Than You Think

But Bravo's Curtis Stone doesn't sleep much

Specs Who Curtis Stone Age 38 Accomplishments Chef and owner of Maude restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif.; host of Bravo’s Top Chef Duels (premieres Aug. 6 at 10/9c) Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you…

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