Disney Bets on Streaming, Joining With Major League Baseball

Ray Dalio, the chairman of Bridgewater Associates, said the article, which reported on the culture at the hedge fund, contained “significant mischaracterizations.”

Trial on Sumner Redstone’s Mental Competence Set for October
The case centers on the dismissal of two Viacom officials from Mr. Redstone’s trust. The two are claiming he was not competent to make that decision.

‘Beavis & Butt-head’ to Return on a Rebranded VH1 Classic
MTV’s parent company, Viacom, is rebranding VH1 Classic as MTV Classic, and digging into the archives for shows from the 1990s and 2000s.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Zika’ Tracks the Trajectory of an Epidemic
This book is Donald G. McNeil Jr.’s take on a virus that went from being associated with a corner of Brazil to what is now a worldwide concern.

Jack Davis, Illustrator Known for Work at Mad Magazine, Dies at 91
Mr. Davis poked fun at celebrities and politicians in Mad magazine for decades. His work also appeared on the covers of Time and TV Guide.

New York Times Co. Reports a Loss, and a Fall in Digital Ad Revenue
The company said severance costs from closing some operations in Paris weighed on its bottom line. More troubling was a decline in once-strong digital advertising.

Vox Media Fills Long-Vacant Publisher’s Job
Melissa Bell, who is filling a job that has been open since early 2014, will help develop Vox Media’s brands and identify ways to build its audience.

Notebook: How’s Clinton Doing in the Rest of Pennsylvania?
The view from outside of Philadelphia.

Mediator: Clinton’s Convention Is Made for TV. Trump’s Was Made for Twitter.
The Democrats’ polished convention stands in contrast to the Republicans’ free-for-all. But Donald Trump has gotten where he is by defying the traditional media rules.

After Ailes’s Departure, a Stony Silence at Fox
Some Fox News employees say there is an internal split inside the network, pitting those who support Roger Ailes against those who do not.

Notebook: The Speech That Made Obama
The Democratic National Convention address that launched a presidency, and the one that will begin drawing it to a close.

Liberal Magazine, ‘Forced Into a Corner’ by China, Girds for Battle
The editors at Yanhuang Chunqiu have chosen open resistance as the authorities try to install editors who march more closely to the political tune of President Xi Jinping.

Beetles Do Beatles: Music Coup for an Animated Netflix Show
“Beat Bugs” a children’s show, is one of several shows whose creator uses licensing deals to feature iconic song collections in unusually extensive ways.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Landmarks,’ a Book on Language and Landscape
The British academic, nature writer and word lover Robert Macfarlane makes a passionate case for restoring the “literacy of the land.”

Paul Beatty and Elizabeth Strout Among 13 on Longlist for 2016 Booker Prize
Other authors in contention for the prestigious award include J.M. Coetzee, Ottessa Moshfegh and Ian McGuire.

Bill O’Reilly Draws Backlash for Comments on ‘Well Fed’ Slaves
Mr. O’Reilly was criticized for the comment, which he made while addressing Michelle Obama’s statement on Monday about the slave labor used in building the White House.

Confessor. Feminist. Adult. What the Hell Happened to Howard Stern?
Scattered among the gleefully vulgar mainstays are now intimate exchanges that have made Mr. Stern one of the most deft interviewers in the business.

The Ethicist: Can I Stay Friends With an Abusive Husband?
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on navigating friendship with a couple and their destructive dynamic, and whether to break confidentiality to let a friend know she will be fired.

Letter of Recommendation: Letter of Recommendation: ‘How It’s Made’
A show that reveals manufacturing to be nothing short of sublime.

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