Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyFacebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising The social network had prohibited political ads on its site indefinitely after the November election. Such ads have been criticized for spreading misinformation. Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook chief executive, testifying in October. Before the ban on political […]

Emily Nemens Departs as Paris Review Editor

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }What to ReadNew Books to Watch For This Month25 Book Review GreatsNew in PaperbackListen: The Book Review Podcast Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyEmily Nemens Departs as Paris Review Editor Named to the top job in 2018, her resignation follows a handful of […]

John D. Pomfret, Key Figure in Revamping The Times, Dies at 93

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyJohn D. Pomfret, Key Figure in Revamping The Times, Dies at 93 As a senior executive in the 1970s, he was part of a management team that expanded the paper’s format, boosted advertising and ushered in computer technology. John D. Pomfret, right, general […]

TV viewers were not in the mood for the Golden Globes, with audience falling 62 percent.

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }Awards SeasonGolden Globes: What HappenedBest and Worst MomentsWinners ListStream the WinnersRed Carpet Review Advertisement Continue reading the main storyFed Signals Alertness to Spike in Bond Yields: Live UpdatesTV viewers were not in the mood for the Golden Globes, with audience falling 62 percent.March 2, 2021, 1:36 p.m. ETMarch 2, 2021, […]

Wired names Gideon Lichfield as its new top editor.

Advertisement Continue reading the main storyTarget and Instacart Are Bolstered in the Pandemic: Live UpdatesWired names Gideon Lichfield as its new top editor.March 2, 2021, 12:31 p.m. ETMarch 2, 2021, 12:31 p.m. ET Gideon Lichfield will be responsible for Wired U.S. as well as international editions of Wired, including in the United Kingdom, Italy and […]

Irv Cross, First Black Network TV Sports Analyst, Dies at 81

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyIrv Cross, First Black Network TV Sports Analyst, Dies at 81 After playing defensive back in the N.F.L., he made history when he joined CBS Sports’ pregame show, “The NFL Today.” Irv Cross in 1985. He had a 15-year run as an analyst […]

With Seven Weeks at No. 1, Morgan Wallen Breaks a Chart Record

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story The Charts With Seven Weeks at No. 1, Morgan Wallen Breaks a Chart Record With little competition, the singer-songwriter, who was rebuked in February for using a racial slur, is now the first country artist to spend his first seven weeks in […]

How Pro-Trump Forces Pushed a Lie About Antifa at the Capitol Riot

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }Capitol Riot FalloutTracking the ArrestsVisual TimelineInside the SiegeThe Lost HoursThe Oath Keepers Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyHow Pro-Trump Forces Pushed a Lie About Antifa at the Capitol Riot On social media, on cable networks and even in the halls of Congress, supporters […]

Ad With Realistic Take on Breastfeeding Airing at Golden Globes

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }Awards SeasonliveGolden Globes Latest UpdatesShow HighlightsHow to Watch the GlobesOur Movie PredictionsGolden Globe Nominees Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyOn TV, a Rare Realistic Look at Breastfeeding A commercial from the parent products company Frida, to be broadcast during the Golden Globes, is […]

Forget ‘Succession.’ You Can Watch ‘90 Day Fiancé’ for 100 Hours Straight.

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story the media equation Forget ‘Succession.’ You Can Watch ‘90 Day Fiancé’ for 100 Hours Straight. Discovery’s new app has taken off largely because viewers love watching people fix houses, tour diners and bicker about their relationships. The widely watched show “90 Day […]

The Little Magazine That Incubated Team Biden

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyThe Little Magazine That Incubated Team Biden Democracy, an unassuming policy journal with an office near the White House, is a place where members of the new administration have floated ideas that may now become policy. Ron Klain, right, the chief of staff […]

How the Pandemic Stalled Peak TV

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }At HomeWatch: ‘WandaVision’Travel: More SustainablyFreeze: Homemade TreatsCheck Out: Podcasters’ Favorite PodcastsCredit…Yoshi Sodeoka How the Pandemic Stalled Peak TV Where’s “Succession”? “Atlanta”? After the number of scripted shows fell for the first time in a decade, Hollywood hopes to satisfy a restless audience with less costly fare. Credit…Yoshi Sodeoka Supported by […]

Golden Globes 2021: What to Watch For

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }Awards SeasonHow to Watch the GlobesWhat to ExpectOur Movie PredictionsGolden Globe NomineesGolden Globes Suit Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyGolden Globes 2021: What to Watch For The Hollywood awards season starts in earnest with a socially distanced show that begins on Sunday at […]

From Britney Spears to Janet Jackson, the Era of the Celebrity Reappraisal

Credit…Illustration by The New York Times; Texture Fabrik (torn paper)Skip to contentSkip to site index Speaking of Britney … What About All Those Other Women? Monica Lewinsky. Janet Jackson. Lindsay Lohan. Whitney Houston. We are living in an era of reappraisals. Credit…Illustration by The New York Times; Texture Fabrik (torn paper) Supported by Continue reading […]

How TikTok Helped a Finnish Baked Feta Pasta Go Viral

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }At HomeWatch: ‘WandaVision’Travel: More SustainablyFreeze: Homemade TreatsCheck Out: Podcasters’ Favorite PodcastsMelissa Clark’s first TikTok video was her one-pan version of the #fetapasta.Credit…Melissa Clark/TikTokSkip to contentSkip to site index The TikTok Feta Effect Cheese suppliers have been swept up in the video recipe phenomenon known as baked feta pasta. Melissa Clark’s […]

Netflix Productions Are More Diverse Than Studio Films, Study Shows

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyNetflix Productions Are More Diverse Than Studio Films, Study Shows The study, which the streaming giant commissioned, looked at films and TV series from 2018 and 2019. Ali Wong and Randall Park star in “Always Be My Maybe” on Netflix.Credit…Netflix Feb. 26, 2021, […]

A Critic of Technology Turns Her Gaze Inward

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }The Best of 2020Best ComedyBest TV ShowsBest BooksBest MoviesBest Albums Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyA Critic of Technology Turns Her Gaze Inward Sherry Turkle is best known for exploring the dysfunctional relationships between humans and their screens. She takes on a new […]

‘Reply All’ Podcast Is Paused After Accusations of Toxic Culture

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story‘Reply All’ Podcast Is Paused After Accusations of Toxic Culture A co-host and a senior reporter also left the podcast, after accusations that they worked against union efforts that many employees of color saw as necessary to increase diversity. “Reply All” released an […]

50 Years Later, Gamble and Huff’s Philly Sound Stirs the Soul

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story50 Years Later, Gamble and Huff’s Philly Sound Stirs the Soul The songwriters and producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff’s Black-owned label Philadelphia International Records turned a city’s aesthetic into a movement that reverberated around the world. Kenny Gamble, left, and Leon Huff, […]

Podcasting Is Booming. Will Hollywood Help or Hurt Its Future?

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }What to WatchBest Movies on NetflixBest of Disney PlusBest of Amazon PrimeBest Netflix DocumentariesNew on Netflix Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyPodcasting Is Booming. Will Hollywood Help or Hurt Its Future? A frothy adaptation market is just one sign of the rapid evolution […]

Why Plus Is a Minus When Naming Your Streaming Site

Credit…Molly Bedford/The New York Times Advertising Why Plus Is a Minus When Naming Your Streaming Site An idea that seemed like a real plus when streaming was newer has fallen into cliché. Credit…Molly Bedford/The New York Times Supported by Continue reading the main story Feb. 25, 2021Updated 9:30 a.m. ET First there was e. Then […]

What Happens When a Publisher Becomes a Megapublisher?

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyWhat Happens When a Publisher Becomes a Megapublisher? The merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster has the potential to touch every part of the industry, including how much authors get paid and how bookstores are run. With 15,000 titles published […]

Paramount+ promises a ‘Godfather’ streaming series and a ‘Frasier’ reboot.

Advertisement Continue reading the main storyCBSViacom Unveils Its Rebranded Streaming PlatformParamount+ promises a ‘Godfather’ streaming series and a ‘Frasier’ reboot.Feb. 24, 2021, 6:45 p.m. ETFeb. 24, 2021, 6:45 p.m. ET Is a series based on the making of “The Godfather,” along with revivals of “Frasier” and “Inside Amy Schumer,” enough to reignite interest in a […]

Polk Awards Honor Pandemic Reporters

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyPolk Awards Honor Pandemic Reporters The Washington Post led all news organizations, with four prizes. The infectious-disease reporter Helen Branswell, of Stat, took the public service award for a yearlong chronicle of the coronavirus and its effects. The Washington Post won four awards, […]

New York Times Calls for Workplace Changes in Diversity Report

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyNew York Times Calls for Workplace Changes in Diversity Report “The Times is a difficult environment for many of our colleagues,” the report found. People of color described “unsettling and sometimes painful day-to-day workplace experiences.” More than 400 New York Times staff members […]

André Leon Talley: Eviction, Bankruptcy and Fashion Grift

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyThe Dispossession of André Leon Talley An attempt to evict the fashion icon shines a spotlight on some of the very blurry lines in fashion. André Leon Talley at his home in White Plains, N.Y., in 2017.Credit…Ike Edeani for The New York Times […]

A New Generation of Wi-Fi to Improve Your Home Network

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Tech Fix A New Generation of Wi-Fi to Improve Your Home Network The technology, Wi-Fi 6, is designed to reduce congestion from devices. We put it to the test. Credit…Glenn Harvey Feb. 24, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET When the pandemic upended our […]

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny to Write Political Thriller

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyHillary Clinton and Louise Penny to Write Political Thriller “State of Terror,” set for release in October, is about a secretary of state confronting terrorism threats and a weakened nation. “Before we started, we talked about her time as secretary of state,” the […]

Facebook Strikes Deal to Restore News Sharing in Australia

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyFacebook Strikes Deal to Restore News Sharing in Australia The agreement means users and publishers in Australia can once again share links to news articles, after Facebook had blocked the practice last week. The Facebook chief, Mark Zuckerberg, in Washington in 2019.Credit…Andrew Harnik/Associated […]

Slate Suspends Podcast Host After Debate Over Racial Slur

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storySlate Suspends Podcast Host After Debate Over Racial Slur Mike Pesca of “The Gist” said he was suspended after defending, in a Slack discussion with colleagues, the use of the slur in some contexts. Mike Pesca, host of Slate’s “The Gist,” said he […]

Despite Rebukes, Morgan Wallen Earns a Sixth Week at No. 1

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story The Charts Despite Rebukes, Morgan Wallen Earns a Sixth Week at No. 1 The country star’s “Dangerous: The Double Album” continues to perform well on the Billboard chart, three weeks after he was caught on video using a racial slur. With six […]

Congressional Committee Presses Cable Providers on Election Fraud Claims

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyCongressional Committee Presses Cable Providers on Election Fraud Claims Before a hearing scheduled for Wednesday, Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee asked cable companies what they did to combat “the spread of misinformation.” President Trump’s supporters approach the Capitol on […]

How Investigative Journalism Flourished in Hostile Russia

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }Aleksei NavalnyNavalny’s Life in OppositionKremlin AnxietyCourt DecisionWhat Will Yulia Navalnaya Do?Putin’s ‘Palace’ Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story the media equation How Investigative Journalism Flourished in Hostile Russia A new wave of news outlets has used conventional, and unconventional, methods to pierce the […]

New York Times Depicts Total Covid Death Toll on Front Page

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }At HomeBake: Maximalist BrowniesListen: To Pink SweatsGrow: RosesUnwind: With Ambience Videos Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Times Insider On the Front Page, a Wall of Grief It began with one dot. Then it grew to nearly half a million. A graphic on […]

China Censors the Internet. So Why Doesn’t Russia?

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyChina Censors the Internet. So Why Doesn’t Russia? The Kremlin has constructed an entire infrastructure of repression but has not displaced Western apps. Instead, it is turning to outright intimidation. Shining cellphone lights in support of the Russian opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny […]

Where Will Rush Limbaugh’s 15 Million Listeners Go Now?

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }Rush Limbaugh (1951-2021)ObituaryLimbaugh’s LegacyPresidential Medal of FreedomLimbaugh and Trump Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyWhere Will Rush Limbaugh’s 15 Million Listeners Go Now? No one will have a megaphone like his again. But podcasters, “26-year-old conservatives on Instagram” and Sean Hannity all fill […]

Jack Schwartz, Key Cog at New York Newspapers, Dies at 82

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }The Coronavirus OutbreakliveLatest UpdatesMaps and CasesVaccine RolloutSee Your Local RiskNew Variants Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Those We’ve Lost Jack Schwartz, Key Cog at New York Newspapers, Dies at 82 His guiding hand shaped countless news stories and careers. He died […]

Rupert Neve, the Father of Modern Studio Recording, Dies at 94

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyRupert Neve, the Father of Modern Studio Recording, Dies at 94 His equipment became the industry standard and influenced the sound of groups like Nirvana, Fleetwood Mac, the Grateful Dead, Santana, Chicago and the Who. Rupert Neve in 2009 at a mixing console […]

5 Reader Comments Just Cost a News Website $124,000

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story5 Reader Comments Just Cost a News Website $124,000 A panel of judges found the online outlet, Malaysiakini, guilty of contempt of court for the comments about Malaysia’s judiciary. Steven Gan, editor in chief of the Malaysian news site Malaysiakini, said on Friday that […]

Bruce Blackburn, Designer of Ubiquitous NASA Logo, Dies at 82

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyBruce Blackburn, Designer of Ubiquitous NASA Logo, Dies at 82 He was known for the NASA “worm,” which has become synonymous with space exploration. He also designed the 1976 American Revolution Bicentennial star. Bruce Blackburn, left, and Richard Danne at their New York-based […]

Patricia Lynch, NBC Journalist Who Focused on Cults, Dies at 82

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyPatricia Lynch, NBC Journalist Who Focused on Cults, Dies at 82 An investigative producer on “NBC Nightly News,” she won two Emmys and invoked the wrath of Lyndon LaRouche. Patricia Lynch in 2007 with her rescue dog in Southampton, N.Y., where she had […]

Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyHost of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture The host, P.J. Vogt, and a senior reporter, Sruthi Pinnamaneni, each apologized after former colleagues accused them of working against union organizers and “multiple efforts to diversify.” P.J. Vogt, a host […]

Facebook’s New Look in Australia: News and Hospitals Out, Aliens Still In

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyFacebook’s New Look in Australia: News and Hospitals Out, Aliens Still In The social network’s decision to block journalism rather than pay for it erased more than expected, leaving many outraged and debating what should happen next. Facebook eliminated not just Australian news content, […]

What Frustrated Workers Heard in That Dolly Parton Ad

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Screenland What Frustrated Workers Heard in That Dolly Parton Ad A protest song about degrading work becomes a rousing call to do even more work after that. Credit…Photo illustration by Najeebah Al-Ghadban Feb. 18, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET We open to shades […]

Facebook Blocks News in Australia, Diverging With Google on Proposed Law

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }Regulating Big TechF.T.C. Sues FacebookD.O.J. Sues GoogleHouse ReportEurope’s Approach Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyFacebook Blocks News in Australia, Diverging With Google on Proposed Law With Australia moving to make the tech companies pay for news, Facebook took a hard line, while Google […]

Rush Limbaugh's Legacy of Weaponizing Radio Commentary

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }Rush Limbaugh (1951-2021)ObituaryPresidential Medal of FreedomLimbaugh and Trump2008 Profile Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Political memo Rush Limbaugh’s Legacy of Venom: As Trump Rose, ‘It All Sounded Familiar’ Weaponizing conspiracy theories and bigotry long before Donald Trump’s ascent, the radio giant helped […]

US Lawmakers Looking Into China’s Role in GameStop Pump: Report

U.S. lawmakers are set to question a trader named Keith Gill and the chief executives of Reddit and Robinhood about their roles in the GameStop frenzy at a congressional hearing later this week. But some have another concern: whether China is involved.  Several Republican lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee plan to examine Reddit’s […]

Cosmos Upgrades to Stargate: Another 2017 ICO Very Nearly Completes Its Vision

At 6:00 UTC Thursday, the Stargate upgrade of Cosmos will go live. The Cosmos community recommends that interested observers follow along by watching the @cosmos account on Twitter. Stargate represents an important milestone for the Cosmos project on the way to launching its inter-blockchain communication (IBC) protocol that will allow the 200+ Tendermint-based blockchains to […]

Why We Should Take Dogecoin Seriously

Nothing says 2021 like dogecoin, a dog-themed cryptocurrency that has recently skyrocketed in value, thanks in part to the support of Elon Musk and other celebrities. For a time it was the 10th largest cryptocurrency. Dogecoin finished 2020 at less than half a penny per DOGE, according to CoinDesk’s dogecoin price index. It now trades […]