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Two reporters detained during Black Lives Matter protest in Rochester
Two reporters were handcuffed and detained while covering a protest in Rochester, New York on Friday night, stirring concern among journalists.
Carlson v. Ailes case deepens as decades-old harassment claims surface
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Lin-Manuel Miranda takes the ‘Hamilton’ stage one last time
Lin-Manuel Miranda will have to teach himself how to say goodbye as he takes the “Hamilton” stage for the final time Saturday night.
Journalist Sydney Schanberg, known for coverage of Cambodia terror, dies
Former NY Times journalist Sydney Schanberg died on Saturday. Schanberg was known for his coverage of the terror in Cambodia during the 1970’s.
MTV and BET suspend programming for live town hall on racial violence
MTV President Sean Atkins explains why the network is holding a live town hall following the country’s tragic week.
Facebook Live’s big moment raises even bigger questions
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Mike Tirico on the Olympics and his move to NBC
Mike Tirico left ESPN after 25 years to go to NBC. The chance to cover the Olympics was a big reason why.
‘The Night Of’ brings arresting crime drama to HBO
After what has been a rough patch for HBO, enter “The Night Of,” an eight-part limited series that comes as close to recapturing the hypnotic magic of the first “True Detective” as anything has since.
Kelly Ripa’s bakeoff continues for Strahan successor
The most intriguing reality TV competition of the moment isn’t “The Bachelorette” — it’s the ongoing live auditions for a co-host for Kelly Ripa on “Live! with Kelly.”
‘The Secret Life of Pets’ unleashes a great idea but can’t curb it
“The Secret Life of Pets” unleashes a great title and concept — hey, what does the dog do after we leave for work? — before losing control of a movie that would have benefited from being curbed.
The busy life of Kevin Hart meets ‘The Secret Life of Pets’
Kevin Hart is looking to keep his busy 2016 going with Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s “The Secret Life of Pets.”
Univision sues newly-expanded cable company Charter
Univision is suing the cable company Charter for breach of contract. Here’s what’s going on behind the scenes.
How it happened: watching the media’s coverage of Dallas shooting
A timeline chronicling the media’s response to the shooting of police officers at a Dallas protest against police brutality.
A Marvel insider explains why its iconic superheroes are getting more diverse
A Q&A with Marvel’s director of content and character development, Sana Amanat, after the announcement that an African-American girl is about to take over as Iron Man.
Roger Ailes lawsuit is challenge, opportunity for Murdoch sons
Rupert Murdoch’s sons and heirs apparent, James and Lachlan, have long clashed with Fox News chief Roger Ailes; the sexual harassment lawsuit against him may be their chance to move against him, though perhaps not in the way they would have liked.
How HBO stole back “The Night Of,” its next big show
The inside story of how the show that could be HBO’s new hit went from HBO to other networks and then back again.
How Rupert Murdoch’s media empire covered the Roger Ailes sex harassment suit
If Fox News CEO Roger Ailes’ job is under threat due to the sexual harassment lawsuit filed by former Fox host Gretchen Carlson Wednesday, the first signs of trouble may come from the New York Post and other media outlets owned by Ailes’ boss, Rupert Murdoch.
Carlson attorneys to Ailes: talk under oath about sexual harassment allegation
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Every day is Prime Day for Jeff Bezos
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is close to passing Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett to become the world’s third richest person. But Buffett is having a pretty good year too … and has invested in key Amazon rivals Apple and Walmart.
Philando Castile and the power of Facebook Live
When Philando Castile was shot by a Minnesota police officer Wednesday evening, his girlfriend’s first instinct was to start broadcasting.
CBS planning to spin off radio business
CBS is planning on spinning off its radio business, one of the largest and oldest companies in media.
Despite Donald Trump, ABC News sticking with the convention coverage script
ABC News is ignoring the lure of outsized ratings that a Republican convention headlined by Donald Trump offers, providing only one hour of convention coverage per night
Los Angeles Rams score a reality show with E!
Los Angeles Rams will star in a new E! reality show called “Hollywood & Football.”
Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sues Roger Ailes for sexual harassment
Gretchen Carlson, a longtime host on Fox News, is accusing the network’s CEO and chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment and retaliation.
Chris Evans resigns from BBC’s Top Gear
Radio show host Chris Evans has resigned from BBC money-spinner Top Gear after a mixed first season.
Garrison Keillor says goodbye to ‘Prairie Home Companion’
On his retirement show, Keillor was joined by President Obama, who said listening to Keillor’s stories is one of the things he misses about driving.
Donald Trump ‘would love to’ talk about birtherism. Here’s why he doesn’t
Donald Trump is rarely reluctant to weigh in when he’s the subject of a story, yet declined to comment to the New York Times’ front-page story about ‘birtherism.’
FBI’s secret rules to spy on journalists and hunt their sources
The FBI uses a tactic — once reserved for terrorists and spies — to hunt down whistleblowers leaking information to journalists.
Jay Z: From drug dealer to wheeler dealer
For the 20th anniversary of “Reasonable Doubt,” a look back at how Jay Z went from dealing drugs to being a mogul with his hand in far more than just the music industry.
Lionsgate-Starz merger highlights Hollywood’s ‘bigger is better’ mentality
Lionsgate’s announced $4.4 billion acquisition of Starz, the pay cable enterprise, is just the latest sign of skepticism about a go-it-alone approach.
‘The Hunt’ shows that in nature documentaries, not all prey is created equal
Amid what has become a golden age for nature documentaries, “The Hunt” reminds us that when it comes to unflinching views of the animal world, not all prey is created equal.
Will buying Tidal help Apple fend off Spotify?
Apple is reportedly in talks to purchase the Jay Z-backed music service Tidal. The news comes as music rival Spotify is supposedly angry at Apple as well for taking its time to approve its new app.
Newsweek hit by layoffs after day of suspense
About half a dozen staffers were let go a day after much larger cuts at one of its sister publications.
Sumner Redstone court drama keeps dragging on
A Massachusetts judge says he’ll need more time to consider arguments over Redstone’s mental competency.
‘Legend of Tarzan’ awkwardly swings into theaters
Despite a long cinematic history, Tarzan remains one of the more maligned literary characters in making the leap to film. Despite points for effort and ingenuity, “The Legend of Tarzan” doesn’t do much to improve on that tradition.