When Super Bowl LII takes place Feb. 4 in Minneapolis, it will dispense with the traditional pre-Super Bowl Presidential Interview. Deadline reports that Donald Trump told NBC, which is televising the game, that he won’t be taking part this year....
The nominations for the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced today with awards season favorites Call Me By Your Name and Lady Bird as well as television standouts This Is Us and The Handmaid’s Tale getting recognized for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives. Show More Summary
HLN anchor Ashleigh Banfield hasn’t backed down from her criticism of the web article accusing actor Aziz Ansari of sexual misconduct – despite the petty personal insults tossed her way by one of the website’s editors. Banfield appeared...Show More Summary
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman won first place in the inaugural Fake News Awards unveiled Wednesday by the Republican National Committee. Krugman has been relentlessly critical of the president. His latest piece Friday, headlined, “Republicans Simply Want to Hurt People,” insisted that “making low-income Americans worse off has become a goal in itself for the […]
It's a lot warmer than usual and there isn't really any snow to speak of in Park City right now, but the Sundance Film Festival is keeping it traditional in one sense today with its annual opening press conference that officially kicks...Show More Summary
Samantha Bee defended article accusing Aziz Ansari, who wore a Time’sUp pin at the Golden Globes, of engaging in sexual misconduct during a date last year. Acknowledging we seem to have hit the #YouTooLoud backlash phase of the #MeToo...Show More Summary
Former Obama adviser David Axelrod knocked Sen. Jeff Flake (R.-Ariz.) for his comparison President Donald Trump to murderous Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in a tweet sent earlier today. One of the dangers of @realDonaldTrump is that he prods his critics to become as hyperbolic as he is. — David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) January 16, 2018 Axelrod is […]
Bogotá, Colombia, January 18, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the Colombian Supreme Court ruling that forces a business magazine to reveal its sources and urges the court to overturn its decision on appeal.....
Damon Lindelof is staying in business with Warner Bros. TV. The Leftovers creator has signed a new overall deal with the studio where he’s been based since 2012. The re-up was expected. Lindelof is currently is working on Watchmen, a followup to his praised The Leftovers, which received a pilot order at HBO in September. Show More Summary
I've seen the rise of mobile and omnichannel retail from within the industry. Ten years ago, when I worked at Walmart.com, Amazon was becoming a powerhouse beyond books and Walmart was redesigning its delivery network in response to rising ecommerce sales. When I was at Apple in 2011, the company was redefining the concept of...
Dylan Farrow said on CBS This Morning that actors continuing to work with director Woody Allen should “acknowledge their complicity and hold themselves accountable to how they have perpetuated this culture of silence in their industry.” Farrow,...Show More Summary
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has insisted President Donald Trump’s promised Wednesday unveiling of his first annual Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards of the Year is a “potential event” only. But Trump’s other...Show More Summary
Apple has landed a half-hour untitled comedy series, executive produced by and starring Kristen Wiig and produced by Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. The series is inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld’s upcoming short story collection You Think It, I'll Say It. Show More Summary
Katie Couric will return to NBC to co-host the Opening Ceremony for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, it was announced today by Jim Bell, President, NBC Olympics Production and Programming. Couric will joinShow More Summary
White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson may have given President Trump a clean bill of health–declaring his overall health “excellent,” but that didn’t stop the media from peppering him with questions about Trump’s mental health. The questions from the White House Press Corps ranged from whether Trump could have early onset Alzheimers, dementia, the 25th […]
In Houston, Working Families Seek to Reclaim King's Dream IAM This past weekend in Houston, the AFL-CIO hosted its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference, with a theme of "Reclaiming Our Dream: Strategize, Organize,...Show More Summary
Dozens of attorneys general filed a petition Tuesday challenging the Federal Communication Commission’s recent decision to roll back net neutrality rules. A coalition of major tech companies has also promised court action; and Congress appears ready to take action, as well. The petition, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals...
Donald Trump’s wafer-thin distance from official obesity greased most late-night comedy monologues last night, but only Jimmy Kimmel Live took the president’s physical exam to horrific levels. "I can now confirm that President Trump’s...Show More Summary
The Trump administration is planning to ask the Supreme Court for assistance in dismantling DACA. That is, because "[i]t defies both law and common sense" that a "single district court in San Francisco" has halted the Trump's plans, the Supreme Court must intervene. Show More Summary
In a short preview of tomorrow’s interview with Dylan Farrow, CBS This Morning aired a clip today of co-host Gayle King asking Farrow whether she wants to “bring down” her father Woody Allen by resurrected decades-old charges of childhood sexual abuse. “Why should I want to bring him down?,” Farrow responds. Show More Summary