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The Intense, 4-Month Process Eddie Redmayne Went Through To Play Stephen Hawking

Actor Eddie Redmayne landed the coveted role of famed physicist Stephen Hawking in the upcoming biopic, "The Theory of Everything." But getting into character wasn't exactly easy for the 32-year-old "Les Misérables" and "My Week With Marilyn" actor. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Confirms He Was Approached About ‘Meet the Press’

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Jon Stewart confirms he did indeed have discussions with NBC about the possibility of the “Daily Show” host taking on one of broadcast news’ most storied programs, “Meet the Press”. “My guess is they were casting as wide and as weird a net as they could,” he says. Show More Summary

'Who Wants to Be A Millionaire' to Feature Theme Weeks this November

During the month of November the iconic game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,” with host Terry Crews, will present four fun and exciting theme weeks

Only 1 in 5 college newspapers updates its website daily

College Media Matters | Student Media Map Just 21 percent of student newspapers at public, four-year universities update their websites five days a week, according to an interactive tool launched Thursday. Student Media Map, a project...Show More Summary

9 takeways from the New York Times Co. 3rd quarter earnings call

The New York Times building in this 2009 file photo. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) The New York Times Co. joined McClatchy yesterday in booking a rare operating loss for the third quarter, $9 million or about 2.5 percent on revenues of $364.7...Show More Summary

Netflix's Fun Outdoor Ads Use 100 Awesome GIFs From Shows and Movies

GIFs have left the nest! The digital video files first made a jump to TV a while back, thanks to Fiat. And now they've ventured all the way outside in a fascinating Netflix campaign from Ogilvy Paris. For the streaming service's launch...Show More Summary

Report: As a Manager, Matt Taibbi Made a Loud and Unwelcome Racket

This afternoon, by way of an entirely unpredictable “second look” from First Look Media, we have an internal item bylined to Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, Jeremy Scahill and John Cook. It’s all about what led to the shocking exit of...Show More Summary

Katie Taplett to Join Defense News

Defense News has named Katie Taplett its new VP and GM. Taplett most recently served as associate publisher of Defense One. Prior to that she was publisher of Defense, Space and Security for Aviation Week and US advertising sales director...Show More Summary

Dave Karger Adds Fandango to the Access Hollywood Mix

After joining Fandango in the fall of 2012, chief correspondent Dave Karger quickly began entertaining the ticket-buying masses with The Frontrunners, a look at actors and artists in the thick of film awards season. The distinguishing...Show More Summary

George Lucas Explains How Hollywood Became So Brainless

In a recent interview with Charlie Rose, George Lucas opened up about how Hollywood has deteriorated. While he created two of the biggest franchises ever in Star Wars and Indiana Jones, Lucas criticizes what he sees as a move toward brainless blockbusters and sequels. Show More Summary

Media Cry Foul When Democrats Talk About Race

The front page of the New York Times dwells on how Democrats are playing on "racial fears" in campaign advertising. But are the ads actually unfair--or do they simply talk about issues the corporate media would rather not discuss?

Facebook Drives 25% of All Social Referral Traffic Online

Shareaholic released its Q3 2014 social traffic report this week, demonstrating the staying power of Facebook and how much Pinterest is gaining on the industry leader. Indeed, Facebook delivered 25 percent of all social referral traffic...Show More Summary

Amelia McDonell-Parry, EIC of TheFrisky, Shares Her Advice for Writing Online

Amelia McDonell-Parry knows a thing or two about creating a killer pitch. She’s held editorial positions at such publications as Rolling Stone, Maxim and Jezebel, and is currently the editor-in-chief of the popular women’s lifestyleShow More Summary

National Journal To Convene ‘The Day After’

Just hours after televisions turn off and computers shut down in Washington and across the country, National Journal will convene for “The Day After” midterms conference bright and early at 8:30 am on Wednesday, November 5th. The four...Show More Summary

Report: More than a dozen walk from Cincinnati Enquirer

Cincinnati Business Courier Cincinnati Enquirer Managing Editor Laura Trujillo is leaving the newspaper rather than stick around for the Gannett-owned title’s reorganization, Chris Wetterich reports for the Cincinnati Business Courier. More...Show More Summary

Ken Doctor: The New York Times’ financials show the transition to digital accelerating

Call it an acceleration of the digital transition. Those are the words that best describe this morning’s New York Times Co. Q3 financial report and conference call. Take the month of October — the biggest ad revenue month of the year for the Times. Digital advertising will be up about 15 percent this month, says Times...

Oprah Interviews Melissa Glibert on 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?' Sunday, November 2 on OWN

In an all-new episode of the popular series “Oprah: Where Are They Now?,” Oprah sits down with actress Melissa Gilbert who talks about growing up on “Little House on the Prairie

Ghouls Rule in Nielsen TV Twitter Ratings

In the runup to Halloween, it seems natural that Twitterphiles would be commenting on America’s two most frightening TV series. The Sunday night time slot once again proved to be magic for AMC’s The Walking Dead, which lit up the Twitter airwaves with 552,000 tweets to 4.8 million Twitter accounts. Show More Summary

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz: ‘As my mother always taught me, perfect is the enemy of good.’

Have you ever written a scary story? In honor of the Halloween season, we are interviewing horror writers to learn about the craft of scaring readers. We sat down with writer Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz (pictured, via) to discuss her new biography, Dr Mütter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine. Show More Summary

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