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Keith Olbermann Breaks Down How The Media Now Needs To Handle Donald Trump

"The America media continues to adhere to some fanciful, noble but stupid conception of balance."

Celmatix Founder Rounds Out Elle Magazine’s 4th Annual ‘Women in Tech’ Power List

Elle this year arguably saved the best for last. Both the print and online layouts for the magazine's August issue highlighting of tech-industry female superstars, sub-headlined "Star Tech Voyagers," closes with Piraye Yurrtas Beim, founder and CEO of New York biotech company Celmatix. For starters, the company's new blood test Fertilome, which computes user results...

Key Exec Headed Out at CBS

A top CBS Entertainment executive who is currently on leave won’t be returning to the job. Variety reports that head of drama Christina Davis, who is on maternity leave, has opted to leave the network following last month’s arrival of...

Blog: CPJ and rights groups call on President Poroshenko to prioritize Pavel Sheremet murder case

CPJ today joined seven other media rights organizations-- all part of the Council of Europe's Platform to protect journalism and promote the safety of journalists--in signing a joint letter to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The letter calls on the president to ensure an effective investigation into the murder of...

South Sudan authorities block access to at least four media websites

New York, July 19, 2017 -- South Sudanese authorities should immediately unblock the websites of at least four media outlets, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

Two journalists injured as Israeli police break up Jerusalem protest

New York, July 20, 2017--Israeli authorities should ensure that journalists can cover protests and unrest safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least two journalists were injured on July 18 as police broke up protests in Jerusalem, the local press freedom group Palestinian Center for Development and...

The Hill Names Richard Beckman President

Richard Beckman joins The Hill as its first president, a move that reunites him with James Finkelstein, chairman of Capitol Hill Publishing Corp, which publishes The Hill. "Richard has proven himself time and again to be one of the great rainmakers in the media business," said Finkelstein in a statement. "The Hill has huge expansion...

Revlon Consolidates Its Multimillion-Dollar Global Ad Business With WPP’s Grey and MediaCom

American cosmetics giant Revlon has consolidated its global advertising business with WPP, naming Grey as its creative agency of record while retaining MediaCom for media planning and buying duties around the world. There was no formal review. "Grey has a long track record and deep expertise in the beauty industry," said president and CEO Fabian...

Mattel’s Newest Fashion Dolls Are Based on WWE’s Female Superstars

It's impossible to ignore wrestling's impact on American culture--with stars like John Cena becoming staples of mainstream pop culture, President Trump's tweet about wrestling CNN, even Netflix's 1980s-set series GLOW--so it's no surprise Mattel would want to get involved with the WWE. Today at Comic-Con in San Diego, the brand unveiled a new set of...

Anti-LGBTQ Group Spokesperson Pulls The 'Fake News' Card

Attention focused on the homophobic deeds of the organization Alliance Defending Freedom and the Southern Poverty Law Center

A+E Networks Shakes Up the Executive Ranks

A+E Networks has just made a number of key moves in the executive offices, including promoting Robert Sharenow to president of programming for A+E Networks. Nancy Dubuc, president and CEO of A+E Networks, made the announcement. Additionally, Eli Lehrer returns...

Teaser for 2017 MTV Video Music Awards Pays Tribute to Key Moments in VMAs History

MTV has begun the countdown to the 2017 Video Music Awards, which are on track to air Aug. 27. The channel released a new teaser today that is loaded with references to high points from past VMAs. Among those we...

Here’s What ‘Empire’ Star Taraji P. Henson Has Been Up To

Taraji P. Henson, who stars as Cookie on the acclaimed Fox drama series “Empire,” has been working on the side as the title hit woman in the upcoming Sony Pictures release “Proud Mary.” The studio released the official trailer today...

Frontman for Popular Rock Band Dead at 41

The lead singer for a platinum-selling hard rock band died today in the Los Angeles area. The New York Times reports that Chester Bennington, frontman for Linkin Park, is dead at 41. The paper reports that Bennington’s death is being investigated...

Scoreboard: Wednesday, July 19

Rachel Maddow had the most-watched show on all of cable last night. MSNBC finished No. 1 both in the prime time demo and in total viewers. Fox News remained on top in total day.

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