The major media outlets are ignoring this since so many of their relatives work for Dart: The prisoner who led authorities on a three-hour manhunt after fleeing the Rolling Meadows courthouse Wednesday is being held on $1 million bail...Show More Summary
Here’s a new trailer for an old-ish horror movie: Before I Wake, languishing unreleased since 2013 thanks to Relativity Media’s financial troubles, which have since been resolved. The not-really-latest from Mike Flanagan (Oculus, the upcoming Ouija: Origin of Evil) will be out September 9. Will it be worth the wait? Read more...
Twitter is now letting anyone apply for a verification badge. This is great news to all budding social media celebrities but, will this relatively new easy access diminish the importance of the almighty Twitter badge? Twitter announces...Show More Summary
This is one of those situations where it goes without saying, but in the social media world, you can never be too sure. On Sunday, Gavin Long went on shooting spree that killed 3 Baton Rouge police officers and once his name was released, his videos surfaced from Youtube showing him draped in Floyd Mayweather’s […]
The attempted coup and subsequent counter-coup in Turkey has raised questions about the role of technology in collective behavior. Notably, the coup leaders attempted to assert control by seizing the media, while the president of Turkey re-asserted control by using Facebook. At his blog, Kieran comments: The irony was immediately apparent, as all of this […]
Relatives of four Israeli-Americans and one American tourists killed in Israel and the occupied West Bank between 2014 and June 2016 are suing Facebook for $1 billion in damages, claiming the social media site promotes “terrorism” and “knowingly and intentionally assisted” in the deaths.
EXCLUSIVE, UPDATED WITH RELATIVITY STATEMENT 11:31 AM: Rosalind Lawton, a longtime business and legal affairs executive at Relativity Media, has left the company to join Universal Pictures in a similar post, filling the job left open when Masako Ichino retired a few months ago. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Rosalind Lawton, a longtime business and legal affairs executive at Relativity Media, has left the company to join Universal Pictures in a similar post, filling the job left open when Masako Ichino retired a few months ago. Show More Summary
Relativity Media has settled with its former chief communications officer David Shane, the public relations executive who helped the company through the ups and downs over the previous years as well as through its bankruptcy proceedings before following a stream of other executives out the door. Show More Summary
New polling after the British referendum shows that it's not the leave voters who regret their choice - it's those who stayed home. Despite media declarations of widespread regret from leave voters, only 5 percent would vote to remain if another referendum was held. Show More Summary
Media coverage of U.S. trade policy with China and other countries has been remarkably narrow. The coverage almost exclusively treats the issue as being one of relative toughness. While this is certainly the way some politicians, notably...Show More Summary
Gaming is almost always ahead of its time in terms of business model and technology relative to the rest of the media industry. And in the platform-dominated world, the gaming industry could be a very valuable prognosticator for the rest of the industry. With Facebook, Twitter, and Google expected to [...]
Relativity Sports is under new management and direction after being rebranded Independent Sports and Entertainment (ISE). It essentially keeps the existing Relativity Sports intact, with much less involvement from Relativity Media, and adds Hank Ratner, former President and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG), as President and CEO [...]
Foundr has scaled to significance in the entrepreneurial media space in a relatively short amount of time, teaching and inspiring hundreds of thousands of young entrepreneurs through their podcast, magazine, blog, courses, entrepreneur club, and more. Show More Summary
Last year, it was rumored director Corin Hardy was going to drop out of The Crow. Then it was said Hardy would shoot the remake this year. And then, following Relativity Media’s legal woes, The Hallow director finally exited the project. Show More Summary
While the world awoke to the horror of the mass shooting at a gay club in Florida, families and friends were still waiting desperately for news on social media and their cellphones about any relatives caught up in the mass shooing - social media giant Facebook activated its "Safety Check" feature for the first time ever in the US.
Even though he’s had a relatively scandal-free presidency compared to his predecessors, Barack Obama’s two terms have nonetheless been marked by one controversy after another inside the conservative media bubble. In the age of the 24-hour news cycle, even the silliest non-stories get...
Countering your uncle's political rants on Facebook may seem like a lost cause, but don't be so sure. Election season is heating up, have you noticed? Your Twitter feed sure has, and so have all your relatives on Facebook. Chances are you don't have to look far to find social media posts you disagree with—strongly. Show More Summary
In certain cases, the two sides are much simpler: right and wrong. In those relatively rare cases it should be the media's obligation and duty to shed the veneer of "objectivity" and specifically and vociferously call it what it is. Wrong. Show More Summary
Bradford’s performance relative to Wentz is already getting leaked to the media.