Thanksgiving can be rough when you have to listen to your cousin blab about working at Vice.
As we head into the Christmas shopping season, yours truly regrets to inform readers that the relative frequency of late-November media mentions of the "Christmas shopping season" is at the lowest level in all of the years I have been...Show More Summary
Former Relativity Media president of music Bob Bowen has been tapped by Amazon Studios to become Head Of Music as the streaming service’s original content operations continue to grow. He will be tasked with leading the studio’s music...Show More Summary
Belgian police are seeking a male relative of the female suicide bomber who detonated her explosive belt during a pre-dawn raid in a Paris suburb this week, informed sources told local media Friday, citing fears of retribution.
This is the long-awaited next step in Relativity Media’s effort to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It presented its reorganization plan to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court today, saying that it expects to relaunch itself withShow More Summary
After an international tragedy like the terrorist acts in Paris last week, we perform a relatively new social media ritual: We attempt to collectively rank the importance of various injustices. Some of us are outraged that attacks in Western Europe have garnered more attention than similar violence...
The second Democratic debate of this campaign season is now in the books. Overall, a compelling evening that relatively few watched live thanks to the DNC decision to schedule it (and the next two moving forward) on a weekend night when people aren't in front of their TVs or watching football, a movie, anything but political theater.
French police have identified one of the assailants in the coordinated attacks in Paris as Ismael Omar Mostefai, a 29-year-old French national, and seven of his relatives are being questioned, sources and French media said on Sunday. Authorities had a dossier on Mostefai that marked him as a potential Islamist militant. Show More Summary
Ben Carson has had a rough couple of weeks. The intense media scrutiny of his biographical claims – from attempting to stab a relative to receiving a scholarship to West Point – have called into question his personal story of redemption. Show More Summary
When Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced his presidential bid, I and various other commentators suggested that he might be the 2016 cycle’s equivalent of Jon Huntsman: the relatively moderate GOP candidate whom media elites adore but who...Show More Summary
Here’s a job that’ll never be dull: Relativity Media — still working its way through Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection — just named Andrew Levin to oversee its legal and human resources efforts as the company’s President and Chief Legal Officer. Show More Summary
It's now a digital advertising world - but that is far from meaning good 'ol TV is on the shelf, overtaken, when it comes to measuring the relative performance of media spend, says an ad tech exec. "With the whole mantra that 'television...Show More Summary
Social media is popular among teens, and even older children, as a means to spread their messages quickly and efficiently. And while most of what happens on social is relatively harmless, parents do need to take note of what their children are doing.
ON THE UPSIDE, THIS OUTDATED DOCTRINE WEAKENS TRADITIONAL MEDIA RELATIVE TO NEW MEDIA: The Donald On ‘SNL’: Equal Time Isn’t Needed; The FCC rule was meant to foster debate, but today is more likely to chill it. The Radio Act of 1927 created the equal-time doctrine when airtime was a scarce commodity, so important for […]
Director Corin Hardy has signed a new holding deal with Relativity Media, ensuring 'The Crow' remake will start production in March 2016.
The New Social Media App Acapella Is Taking Over The Internet In the world of social media trends take off and crash relatively quickly, and as of right now, a new video app called “Acapella” is being tweeted, retweeted, and
The Wrap is reporting that director Corin Hardy is in negotiations to helm “The Crow” remake for Relativity Media after the production studio filed for bankruptcy in March. Hardy gained critical acclaim after helming the creature film, “The Hallow”, which debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Show More Summary
Okay, this is more of an emotional rollercoaster than Ross and Rachel. Just over a month ago, we reported that Relativity Media was filing for bankruptcy and that The Crow producer Edward J. Pressman filed an objection to allowing the film to be used as a potential asset for a studio sale. Well, it appears […]
Relativity Media can continue to tap its $35 million in debtor in posession (DIP) financing, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court ruled today, after the studio dealt with several objections raised by Judge Michael Wiles and others. “You addressed...Show More Summary
“We saw two big trends,” said Mark Yackanich, CEO of Genesis Media, in a recent interview. “The first one was with advertisers -- they wanted to move dollars from television into digital video channels, but, there is a relatively limited supply of good places to put those video ad dollars, [...]