Disney Bets on Streaming, Joining With Major League Baseball

An All-Star Lineup Celebrates Tony Bennett’s 90th Birthday
Mr. Bennett was honored by Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder and more, and the Empire State Building was lit in Italian and American flag colors in his honor.

Judge Says Reporter for New York Times Must Testify at ‘Baby Hope’ Trial
The judge said the notes and testimony of Frances Robles were “relevant and critical” to the case against Conrado Juarez, who is accused of killing a toddler in 1991.

Shocker! Facebook Changes Its Algorithm to Avoid ‘Clickbait’
A change in the social network’s algorithm is meant to identify misleading headlines on news stories and rank them lower, to keep users coming back.

Disney Dismisses Alex Timbers as Director of ‘Frozen’ Musical
As Disney develops “Frozen” as a musical for Broadway, it decides to replace the highly regarded director Alex Timbers.

Eat: Hash Browns With Every Meal
The caramelized crust of potatoes make a delicious blank canvas for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Feature: Jonah Hill Is No Joke
He’s proved himself as a dramatic actor. Why isn’t he taken seriously?

How Snapchat Helped Ad Buyers Get Over Their Fear of a Ghost
When the company started offering ads, brands were wary of high prices and vanishing content. Then it let football fans drench themselves in virtual Gatorade.

Tronc Raises Guidance for Year Despite Second-Quarter Revenue Drop
The owner of The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times, previously known as Tribune Publishing, did not mention Gannett’s takeover attempt.

Mary Ann Madden, Creator of Wordplay Contests, Dies at 83
Ms. Madden created the magazine’s wordplay competition, which attracted an average of 1,500 readers every week. She retired in 2000.

Fox News Sexual Harassment Inquiry Is Said to Look at What Others Knew
Investigators are examining whether other executives failed to report improper behavior by Roger Ailes, the network’s former chairman, people briefed on the inquiry said.

Talk: Chuck D Thinks Rage Is Good for America
The rapper on protesting at the R.N.C., revisiting “Fight the Power” and why Donald Trump is like an amusement park attraction.

Feature: The Brain That Couldn’t Remember
The untold story of the fight over the legacy of “H.M.” — the patient who revolutionized the science of memory.

Time Warner Acquires 10% Stake in Hulu
The deal, which will go into effect early next year, is part of a push by the company to expand viewing options for its customers.

Despite Sales, ‘Cursed Child’ Isn’t Magical to Some Potter Fans
For Scholastic, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” delivered blockbuster sales. But some readers felt cheated by the franchise’s newest entry.

Publicis Executive Is Out After Gender Diversity Remarks
Kevin Roberts, Saatchi & Saatchi chairman, is departing after making dismissive comments about issues for women in advertising.

Motion Picture Academy, After Diversifying, Keeps Leadership Intact
Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who has faced intense pressure to make membership less white and male, was elected to a fourth straight one-year term as president.

Colson Whitehead on Slavery, Success and Writing the Novel That Really Scared Him
“Can we just talk about the book?” asks the author of “The Underground Railroad,” the latest Oprah Winfrey book club selection. “I’m not a healer.”

Redstone’s Granddaughter Joins a Suit Against Him
Keryn Redstone, a granddaughter of Sumner Redstone, filed documents in Massachusetts that aligned her with two of Mr. Redstone’s confidants who were ousted from a trust.

Deal Professor: Years of Litigation Loom as Redstone Cases Open a Pandora’s Box
In two legal battles over the control of Viacom, judges found that the issues raised required a trial to examine whether Mr. Redstone was competent.

Big Banks Make a Pitch for Hearts and Minds
Citigroup’s ad campaign for the Olympics showcases the benefits of large global banks, and other big banks are trying to soften their image.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything’
Rosa Brooks writes her prescription for the future of war after spending time working behind the scenes at the Pentagon.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Underground Railroad’ Lays Bare Horrors of Slavery and Its Toxic Legacy
Colson Whitehead explores with brute realism and fablelike allegory a network of black and white activists who helped slaves escape to freedom.

On Money: Has Wall Street Been Tamed?
Critics say nothing has changed, but the truth is that American banks really are taking on less risk.

First Words: Why Calls for a ‘National Conversation’ Are Futile
Self-congratulatory discussions inevitably follow moments of discord in the United States. So why aren’t they getting us anywhere?

feature: The Lost Ones
Yuko and Emi disappeared in the tsunami that killed tens of thousands in Japan. Five years later, two men still search the sea for their bodies.

Rush Limbaugh Renews Long-Term Talk Radio Contract
Though specifics on the deal were not disclosed, the conservative radio host will be on the air “long-term,” a statement said.

Sony Is Allowed to Close Deal With Michael Jackson’s Estate
The European Commission approved a merger that would give Sony full control of the songwriting rights to a catalog that includes about 250 Beatles songs.

Vice Media to Begin Nightly HBO News Program on Sept. 26
“Vice News Tonight” will be a weeknight newscast for younger viewers, part of a broader effort to make Vice Media available across the media spectrum.

Instagram Takes a Page From Snapchat, and Takes Aim at It, Too
The new service from Facebook’s photo-sharing app will let people share photos and videos that have a life span of no more than 24 hours with friends who follow them.

How He Got There: David Muir on How to Break Into Broadcast News
The ABC News anchor talks internships and Ithaca College.

DealBook: The Activist and Herbalife: Just Maybe Ackman’s Right
Bill Ackman worked for years to drive the supplement company out of business, calling it a pyramid scheme. It’s still in business, but maybe not for long.

Nick Denton Files for Bankruptcy, Just Weeks After Gawker Did
The long-anticipated move protects the media company’s founder from the $115 million legal judgment awarded to Hulk Hogan, who won an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against Gawker.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Explores the Power of Time
This book is the script of a production that just opened in London, and even though it lacks the play’s much-talked-about special effects, it is a stay-up-all-night read.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘The Selfishness of Others,’ or I’m O.K. — You’re a Narcissist.
Kristin Dombek’s book, subtitled “An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism,” shows how a clinical term metastasized into a sweeping description of our entire culture.

Like Magic, Muggles Make New Harry Potter Play Disappear From Bookstores
From Brooklyn to Seattle, fans of the book and film series turned out at midnight on Saturday for the release of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”

Dave Schwartz, 63, Dies; Was Weather Channel Meteorologist
Mr. Schwartz, known for an easygoing manner and gentle sense of humor, spoke on camera this year about his third bout with cancer.

Mediator: What’s Next at Fox News, With Ailes Out and Murdoch In?
Rupert Murdoch as the network’s interim chief after Roger Ailes’s ouster is a smart move, but Mr. Murdoch’s sons may have a hand in the direction of the empire.

Advertising: A Face for Wild Turkey? Matthew McConaughey Writes the Ads, Too
The Oscar-winning actor who appears in commercials for Lincoln automobiles is now the creative director for Gruppo Campari’s Wild Turkey bourbon. “I’m an idea man,” he says.

HBO Gives ‘Game of Thrones’ an End Date, and Resurrects ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’
While discussing the demise of “Vinyl” and the coming show “Westworld,” the network’s president of programming also responded to criticism about HBO’s depiction of sexual violence against women.

Russian News Group Walks Tightrope in Covering U.S. Election
RT, formerly known as Russia Today, has long been scrutinized for being a propaganda outlet of sorts for the Putin government, which oversees its finances.

Yahoo and the Online Universe According to Verizon
In amassing Yahoo, AOL and other online services, Verizon is preparing for the day when its most important clients are advertisers, not users.

More Tuned in for Trump’s Speech, but Democrats Won Ratings Over All
The Nielsen ratings came in, and while more than 32 million people tuned in to watch Mr. Trump’s speech, the Democrats’ convention drew more viewers.

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Goes From Stage to Page on Saturday at the Witching Hour
Even though J.K. Rowling isn’t the author of this play, Scholastic’s midnight release of the script as a book is expected to draw thousands to stores this weekend.

Sumner Redstone’s Busy October: 3 Cases in 3 Courts in 3 States
The fight for Mr. Redstone’s media empire will culminate in October, with lawsuits over his mental competence and his move to replace five Viacom directors.

Andrew Sullivan on His Brief Return to the Online Political Fray
The commentator talks about his two-week foray into blogging about the two party conventions, after a long hiatus for meditation and work on a spiritual memoir.

Notebook: What Women Owe Hillary Clinton
The first female presidential nominee was always going to face a difficult path. How difficult? We’re about to find out.

Neighborhood Joint: Spanish on the Shelves, Latin Culture in the Air at a Bookstore in Queens
Librería Barco de Papel, one of a dwindling number of Spanish-language bookstores in New York, connects Latino immigrants to their roots.

Snowden and WikiLeaks Clash Over How to Disclose Secrets
It was wrong to release data without “curation,” Edward J. Snowden said on Twitter. WikiLeaks accused him of currying favor with Clinton.

Milton Glaser Still Hearts New York
Mr. Glaser, 87, created one of the most potent images of the last century, I ♥ NY, a rallying symbol when the city and state were in crisis in 1977.

Corner Office: Paula Kerger of PBS: Find the Courage to Take a Terrifying Leap
Ms. Kerger, president and C.E.O. of PBS, says every once in a while we should resist human nature and leave our comfort zone, even if it’s painful.

Notebook: Does the Disappearance of Sea Ice Matter?
The melting away of Arctic ice because of climate change won’t raise sea levels, but what it means for the world is one of the big, complicated questions in science right now.

Notebook: What Hillary’s Speech Needs to Do Tonight
As Clinton accepts the nomination for the presidency, her less-forgiving viewers will be watching for signs of genuine life.

Megyn Kelly Stops By the Rumor Mill With Cameo at CNN Party
Nobody had spotted Ms. Kelly outside the Fox compound in Philadelphia all week. Then she made a midnight stop at the invitation-only CNN Grill.

Hedge Fund Calls New York Times Article a ‘Distortion’

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