Disney has achieved great success under the leadership of Robert A. Iger. But he is likely to be judged on the success of his 21st Century Fox deal.
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In a remarkable blog post, Facebook cited research showing that “passively consuming” social media made people feel worse. It also said it was trying to fix the problem.
With competition among streaming services growing, the tech giant added an untitled space drama from an executive producer of the rebooted “Battlestar Galactica.”
It seems every podcast company is starting its own counterintuitive take on history. But how effective are they at actually illuminating our past?
Know Your Meme, a database for the internet’s inside jokes, runs with the help of 38 volunteer moderators known as the meme council. These are their stories.
In its megadeal with 21st Century Fox, Disney acquired 22 regional sports networks that it believes will complement ESPN. It’s unclear how that will happen.
Netflix is the clear leader in the streaming wars, but Disney’s deal with 21st Century Fox changes things. Here’s a look at the various streaming services.
Mr. Evey persuaded his bosses at Getty Oil to invest in the start-up sports network and then helped manage it as it took wing.
The Justice Department moved to block AT&T’s attempted acquisition of Time Warner. So why would it approve this $52.4 billion megadeal?
Larry David’s cringe humor sitcom, which returned this fall after a long hiatus, will begin production on a new season in the spring.
As much circus as news conference, the event provided the Russian president with a platform to bolster his campaign and to attack the United States.
The filmmaker stepped down from his production company Thursday, after he wrote that he had engaged in sexual misconduct dating to his college days.
An author of the ‘innovation report’ will follow in the footsteps of his father, Arthur Sulzberger Jr., who served as publisher for 25 years.
As he prepares to sell off much of 21st Century Fox, the 86-year-old magnate is testing the ties that bind the family-run fief.
Benefits include overseas assets, a television hit factory, popular film franchises, regional sports networks and a more diverse pool of executives.
The network said it had indefinitely suspended distribution of Mr. Smiley’s nightly program after an investigation found “credible allegations” of inappropriate behavior against him.
The executive, Andy Yeatman, unwittingly told a woman who had accused the actor of rape that the company didn’t believe the accusers.
“One of the things that gave Beau courage, my word, was John,” Mr. Biden told a tearful Ms. McCain. Her father, John McCain, has the same form of cancer that killed his son Beau.
Mr. Scaduto, a journalist with a long tenure at The New York Post, also wrote a book challenging the verdict in the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby.
The Pew Research Center said that while most Americans still celebrate Christmas, few of them care that religious elements seem to receive less attention than in the past.
Rotten Apples, a new searchable database, aims to help users quickly discover which films or television shows are linked to those facing sexual misconduct allegations.
What a long, strange year it has been. Here are the pieces that defined it: what we wore, we carried, wanted, feared and waited for.
The two journalists, accused of trying to obtain official documents illegally, could face up to 14 years in prison.
“I took action,” the director Ridley Scott said of his whirlwind reshoot of “All the Money in the World,” which featured Christopher Plummer in a role originally filmed by Mr. Spacey.
The $60 billion-plus acquisition would give Disney control of most of Rupert Murdoch’s movie and TV empire, and give a serious boost to the company’s streaming ambitions.
Conservative social groups pressured the government to crack down on the commercials, saying they were inappropriate for children.
Mr. Loeb turned a floundering Money into one of the nation’s most successful publications in the 1980s and led a similar revival at Fortune.
The magazine said it “severed ties” with Mr. Lizza, its Washington correspondent, over “improper sexual conduct.” He denied that charge.
Mr. Reed was with Martin Luther King when he was released from jail in Selma, Ala., and with protesters on Bloody Sunday at the Pettus Bridge.
A top German intelligence agency said that more than 10,000 citizens were targeted, including lawmakers and government employees.
During the holiday season, the three giants of package delivery services — FedEx, United Parcel Service and the United States Postal Service — focus on the home.
The first black reporter at The Washington Post, Mr. Booker left to become a Jet magazine columnist and Washington bureau chief for its parent company.
The homey “Live With Kelly and Ryan” sticks to light banter even as its NBC rival, Megyn Kelly, takes on weightier matters.
The comedian will buy back the rights to his film, which was shelved by its distributor following allegations of sexual misconduct.
In another quiet weekend at multiplexes, “Coco” was No. 1, “Justice League” continued to disappoint and “Wonder” crossed the $100 million mark.
The president said the reporter, Dave Weigel, should be fired for a photo he posted on Twitter of a sparsely filled arena before a rally for the president in Florida.
Mr. Clifford, once Britain’s highest-profile publicity agent, was serving an eight-year sentence for assaulting women and girls as young as 15.