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02:58, 2019-08-26

M.I.T. Media Lab in Crisis After 2 Scholars Vow to Leave Over Epstein Ties After last week’s apology from the research center’s director, Joichi Ito, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias said they were protesting the institute’s connection to the financier....
02:17, 2019-08-22

2 Prominent Academics to Cut Ties to M.I.T. Media Lab Over Epstein Link The academics, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias, said they were protesting the institute’s connection to the financier, who was facing sex-crime charges when he killed himself this month....
20:00, 2019-08-21

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that....
14:51, 2019-08-21

Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Show Loses More Advertisers Mr. Carlson still attracts a large audience, but his statements about women, immigrants and race have prompted calls from activists for advertiser boycotts....
04:00, 2019-08-21

Burner Apps and No Selfies When Reviewing Restaurants It’s harder to remain incognito in the digital age, says Tejal Rao, our first California restaurant critic. She prefers dining tech that’s understated, too....
17:34, 2019-08-14

A Times Editor Is Demoted as the Paper Discusses Its Coverage of Race The editor, Jonathan Weisman, a deputy in Washington, was reprimanded after posting tweets on race and politics that the paper said showed “serious lapses in judgment.”...
11:51, 2019-08-14

The Markup, a Tech News Site, Reinstalls Its Fired Editor as Part of a Fresh Start After a period of turbulence, a nonprofit news start-up created as a technology industry watchdog says it is rebooting with Julia Angwin back at the helm....
02:34, 2019-08-07

Behind the Scenes, 8chan Scrambles to Get Back Online In a digital chain effect, tech providers pulled support for 8chan, illustrating a complex network of companies that are crucial to keeping websites up....
03:34, 2019-08-06

Martin Mayer, Prolific and Protean Author and Critic, Dies at 91 In dozens of books and a torrent of articles, writing into the wee hours, he demystified lawyers, banking, advertising, builders, classical music and much more....
23:34, 2019-08-03

Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in print....
02:01, 2019-08-02

Imagine Founders, With Eye on Legacy, Embrace Streaming Era After splitting from Universal, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, who started Imagine Entertainment in 1986, find themselves making content for a host of streaming services....
12:34, 2019-08-01

CBS, NBC, ABC and Fox Sue to Stop Locast, a Free Streaming Service The networks argue that the app, which streams broadcast television signals, should be shut down for copyright violations and for failing to compensate them....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Mueller? Mueller? Special Counsel’s Testimony Falls Short in TV Ratings About 13 million people watched the former special counsel’s televised testimony. The James Comey hearing and Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation battle drew bigger audiences....
18:34, 2019-07-31

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus. A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight....
18:34, 2019-07-31

Hollywood’s 2 Biggest Public Relations Firms to Merge PMK-BNC and Rogers & Cowan, whose clients include Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Katy Perry, join forces as competition from boutique firms intensifies....
18:34, 2019-07-31

Scott Adams, Dilbert Creator, Has One Regret About Mass Shooting Tweet After a gunman killed three people in Gilroy, Calif., Mr. Adams said witnesses could “set your price” on an app he invented. The cartoonist, no stranger to controversy, had found another....
18:34, 2019-07-31

‘Lion King’ Remake Becomes Disney’s Latest Box-Office Smash Disney’s domestic market share for the year stands at about 40 percent. On Sunday, “Avengers: Endgame” passed “Avatar” to rank as the No. 1 ticket-seller on record....
21:00, 2019-07-21

Fighting Big Tech Makes for Some Uncomfortable Bedfellows Conservatives are showing up at largely liberal conferences to call for breaking up Facebook and Google. Liberals are going on conservative TV shows to do the same. It’s awkward....
23:34, 2019-07-14

‘The Town Hall of Hollywood.’ Welcome to the Netflix Lobby. Every day an entertainment’s who’s who passes through the 4,780-square-foot “creative gateway” — complete with 80-foot video screen — hoping for a piece of the billions Netflix is spending on content....
23:34, 2019-07-14

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide....
11:17, 2019-07-13

The Great Race to Rule Streaming TV In their rush to match Netflix, competitors like HBO, Hulu and Amazon are ordering a slew of content — ushering out the age of “prestige TV” and ushering in an age of anything goes....
17:00, 2019-07-10

Taylor Swift’s Feud With Scooter Braun Spotlights Musicians’ Struggles to Own Their Work Prince, Janet Jackson and Jay-Z all fought to control their master recordings. In a blog post about the sale of her former record label, Swift put her personal spin on the issue....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Artists Sue Universal Music Group Over Losses in 2008 Fire Soundgarden, Hole, Steve Earle and the estates of Tom Petty and Tupac Shakur say UMG failed to protect recordings and must share money from insurance and legal claims....
05:00, 2019-06-22

J.J. Abrams Said to Be Near $500 Million Deal With WarnerMedia WarnerMedia will get a first look at projects developed by the media company run by Mr. Abrams and his wife, which made hits like “Star Trek Beyond.”...
01:17, 2019-06-18

How 5 Data Dynamos Do Their Jobs Reporters from across the newsroom describe the many ways in which they increasingly rely on datasets and spreadsheets to create groundbreaking work....
19:34, 2019-06-12

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
19:00, 2019-06-11

Who Won and What Happened at the 2019 Tony Awards “Hadestown” won eight prizes, including best musical. And Ali Stroker became the first wheelchair user to receive a Tony, for her role in “Oklahoma!”...
15:17, 2019-06-10

Mid-Storm, Atlantic Editor Explains His White Male Writer Comments. Or Tries To. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
22:34, 2019-06-07

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
13:34, 2019-06-05

Vice Media Parts With 2 Top Editors, After Layoffs and Before an Expansion Under the company’s new digital leader, Katie Drummond, Vice.com’s editor in chief and managing editor are leaving, with Erika Allen, formerly of Vice Magazine, arriving to replace them....
02:01, 2019-06-05

In China, a Reuters Partner Blocks Articles on the Tiananmen Square Massacre The 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy protests has prompted a censorship wave in China. Refinitiv, a data company partly owned by Reuters, complied....
20:51, 2019-06-04

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
12:17, 2019-06-04

What Is a Spoiler? This Story About ‘Jeopardy!’ Phenom James Holzhauer On Monday, the show’s most dominant player in years can surpass the $2.5 million Ken Jennings won during his famous streak. Read on if you want to learn what happened....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Apple WWDC 2019 Live: What to Expect Apple plans to unveil software enhancements for its iPhone and other products at its annual developer conference, plus potential new features that address issues that its technology has wrought....
18:17, 2019-06-03

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party leaders....
02:17, 2019-06-03

On Migrant Journeys With WhatsApp and Google Translate Miriam Jordan, who covers immigration for The Times, says that migrants crossing the border often use WhatsApp and that Google Translate can break the ice....
16:34, 2019-05-29

Google’s Shadow Work Force: Temps Who Outnumber Full-Time Employees The tech company has long used contractors, but some employees worry that a growing reliance on them represents a shifting, less admirable work culture....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
21:17, 2019-05-25

More Turmoil at The Markup, a Tech Site Still in Beta Mode After the firing last month of the top editor, Julia Angwin, two other key members of the editorial team are out, said the site’s main donor, Craig Newmark....
03:51, 2019-05-25

Harvard Lampoon Apologizes for Sexualized Image of Anne Frank The student-run satirical magazine set off an uproar at Harvard by publishing an image showing the Holocaust victim’s face on the body of a bikini-clad woman....
21:17, 2019-05-21