Topic: The New York Times
Chronicled both his industry and his struggles with addiction
By David Griner on Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:42 PM EST
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…
Visit scenic Kyrzbekistan!
By David Griner on Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:48 AM EST
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…
Seth Meyers, Magic Johnson and Michael Bloomberg make appearances
By Samantha Kelly on Dec. 15, 2014 - 12:02 AM EST
From left, Josh Tyrangiel, CCO, Bloomberg Media; actor Seth Meyers; and Michael Bloomberg, CEO of Bloomberg LP, celebrate Bloomberg Businessweek’s 85th anniversary.
The 8-page section was sponsored by Shell
By Emma Bazilian on Nov. 19, 2014 - 2:19 PM EST
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…
The toy maker was looking to expand its media reach with an animation arm
By Toni McQuilken on Nov. 13, 2014 - 10:40 AM EST
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.…
Higher click-through rate, but is it ethical?
By Michelle Castillo on Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:50 PM EDT
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…
1st work from 72andSunny is tagged, 'Finish it.'
Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:47 PM EDT
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…
Urge F.T.C. to investigate
By Erik Oster on Jun. 25, 2014 - 12:35 PM EDT
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…
But Bravo's Curtis Stone doesn't sleep much
By Emma Bazilian on Jun. 19, 2014 - 9:38 PM EDT
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…
Fired NYT editor in the spotlight
By Tim Nudd on May. 19, 2014 - 9:37 AM EDT
Following her surprising, controversial firing as editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson is giving a previously scheduled commencement speech at Wake Forest University today. Watch live below.