December 14, 2005 |
It used to be that alternative weekly newspapers were like that Marlon Brando line from "The Wild One" -- when someone asked him what he was rebelling against and he replied, "Wadda ya got?" There was war in Vietnam and an international nuclear stare-down, economic injustice and racial inequality, and a dominant corporate culture against which nonconformity was a political statement. Cut to late 2005.
November 11, 2013 |
CNN is in advanced negotiations with New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter, people close to the situation said. Stelter, who has covered the television news and entertainment industry for the New York Times since 2007, would do the same for the cable news channel and is also expected to host the Sunday morning media magazine show "Reliable Sources," a position that has been vacant since Howard Kurtz left for Fox News earlier this year....
December 3, 1993 |
Richard T. Schlosberg III has been named publisher and chief executive officer of The Times, Robert F. Erburu, chairman and chief executive officer of Times Mirror Co., announced Thursday. David Laventhol, the current publisher and chief executive officer, will step down Jan. 1 for health reasons, Erburu said.
November 12, 2013 |
Is there room for two media watchdog shows on at the exact same time? CNN hopes so and is hiring New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter to host its Sunday morning program "Reliable Sources" and cover the industry for its cable channel and digital platforms. Stelter will squre off against Howard Kurtz, the former host of "Reliable Sources" who jumped to rival Fox News earlier this year to host its Sunday morning show "Media Buzz," a similar show that analyzes what the media gets right and wrong.
February 8, 2007 |
Bob Dylan wasn't nominated for an album of the year Grammy, but his "Modern Times" was voted the best album of 2006 in the Village Voice's annual "Pazz & Jop" critics poll, whose results were announced Wednesday. Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" was named the top single in the annual survey, which has been a prominent barometer of pop-music critical opinion for more than three decades.
May 17, 2013 |
John Green, bestselling and prize-winning author of young adult novels including "The Fault In Our Stars" and "Looking for Alaska," gave the commencement address at Butler University on May 11. It's witty, smart, thoughtful, and going viral; if you start hearing people in your life saying "happy birthday, sir," you can thank him. There's a YouTube video of the entire graudation ceremony -- Green begins speaking about an hour in -- and he's...