Topic: The New York Times

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— 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…

Watch Now: Jill Abramson Gives the Commencement Speech at Wake Forest

Fired NYT editor in the spotlight

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.

FT’s Fashion Editor Is Moving Into Some Big Shoes at The New York Times

Vanessa Friedman talks about her plans for content

Over the last year, The New York Times’ Styles department has undergone a serious changing of the guard. The paper lost three of its biggest names—fashion writer Eric Wilson, chief…

Jake Silverstein Named Editor of New York Times Magazine

Editor in chief of Texas Monthly since 2008

Following a months-long search, the New York Times Magazine has finally found a new editor in Jake Silverstein, the editor in chief of Texas Monthly. In an interview with the Times,…

Bill Keller's Exit From The New York Times Points to Growth in Nonprofit Model

Startups face bright future, but challenges, too

Bill Keller, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times correspondent and former executive editor, is leaving to become editor in chief of The Marshall Project, a nonprofit journalism startup. And while…

The Most Memorable Sports Magazine Covers of 2013

From Dennis Rodman to the Boston Marathon