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Leading Protester of the Vietnam War, Jesuit Priest Daniel Berrigan, Dies at 94. A Play, Movie and Documentary Were Based on One of His Famous Protests

The Rev. Daniel J. Berrigan, a Jesuit priest who was a leading voice of protest against the Vietnam War, has died. The New York Times reports that Berrigan died Saturday at Murray-Weigel Hall, the Jesuit infirmary at Fordham University in...

Actor Vincent Gallo Sues Reporter for Taping, and Then Posting, a Conversation They Had

Vincent Gallo has filed a lawsuit against a reporter who posted an audio recording of a conversation between Gallo and the reporter in which Gallo bashes Spike Jonze, Julia Roberts and the Coppolas, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In the...

Touting Distribution and Data, Condé Nast Announces Revamp of Its Digital Video Platform

In contrast with Condé Nast Entertainment's flashy NewFronts presentations of years past, the company's fourth go-round, which took place at Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday afternoon, was a relatively staid affair. (It was also a speedy...Show More Summary

Media Agency Initiative Hires Former Starcom Exec as Global Chief Strategy Officer

Full-service media agency Initiative has hired Kate Bower as global chief strategy officer, a role that will also see her run its U.S. strategic operations. Bower previously served as strategic lead on the Samsung account at Publicis' Starcom Mediavest Group, where she held the evp of global/U.S. Show More Summary

Adobe Acquires Livefyre to Help Brands and Publishers Tap Into User-Generated Content

Adobe announced today that it's buying Livefyre, a platform that helps brands and publishers collect, curate and publish user-generated content. The acquisition will allow Adobe to keep up with the high demand for digital content. Using...Show More Summary

Programming Content Helps Set Defy Media Apart From Other Multichannel Networks

While most digital video networks presenting at this year's NewFronts will be explaining to ad buyers over the next two weeks just how different they are from traditional TV, Defy Media went in the opposite direction. "We actually like comparing ourselves to TV," president Keith Richman said today at New York's SVA Theatre. Show More Summary

Scoreboard: Sunday, May 1

United Shades of America built on its Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown lead-in and led CNN to a prime time win in A25-54.

Scoreboard: Monday, May 2

It was a strong night for Fox News, particularly in A25-54. The network was up 20 percent in the news demo from the previous Monday night.

Scoreboard: Saturday, April 30

Coverage of The White House Correspondents Dinner gave CNN a decisive Saturday win in total viewers and A25-54.

Leonardo DiCaprio Invests in the Amazon, by Way of Brooklyn

Actor backs manufacturer of energy drinks and teas made from the Ecuadorean plant "guayusa."

Clean Energy Project Disaster Could Lead to Coal Industry Beating the EPA

This could be big for the coal industry: A “clean coal” project with behind-the-scenes backing from top administration officials and nearly half a billion dollars in federal subsidies intended to support the case for stringent environmental regulation may instead show why those regulations are illegal. Show More Summary

DNC Chair Dodges Question on Hillary Clinton’s Trustworthiness

I would, too, considering how Hillary Clinton isn’t trusted by the American people.

Amy Schumer Got Guns Wrong in Latest Comedy Sketch

Mollie Hemingway describes why comedian Amy Schumer is not a reliable source on anything related to policy.

Maternity Leave is Not ‘Me’ Time

Apparently, the Left needs a refresher course  in what motherhood is.

Authors Guild v. Google Ruling: An Expansive View of Fair Use

The Supreme Court's recent decision to deny review of the Authors Guild v. Google, Inc. ruling was a blow not just to the suit's plaintiffs in the book industry but to all of us in the business of writing and publishing content. Here's...Show More Summary

KRIV News Director Leaving Station

The station announced the move to staff this morning.

It’s Blooper Time! Here are April’s Oops

They all reinforce the recurring theme that nothing plays on TV like animals having sex, train whistles and speech patterns that are hard to understand.

Ad Spending on Digital Media Soars — The Bad News Is Where the Money Is Coming From

Ad spending on original digital content has posted staggering gains in the past couple of years. MediaPost reports that spending on desktop and mobile combined has more than doubled since 2014, with the bulk of the money coming out of...

10 Pilots Likely to Be Picked Up

With broadcast executives currently meeting to size up more than 80 pilots, a new analysis by The Hollywood Reporter singles out 10 projects that are likely to receive series orders. The projects include two apiece at each of five networks:...

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