Harvey Weinstein’s sexual exploits were well known, but confronting powerful people in Hollywood or other industries has long meant risking a job or personal prestige.
Category: Media & Tech
Why Donald Trump Can Keep Using Queen’s ‘We Are The Champions’
Trump and the Republican Party take advantage of the blurriness of media law, much the the chagrin of Queen and Jackson Brown.
Wall Street Journal Editor: If Trump Is Caught in Scandal, Public Would Believe Us
Editor-in-chief Gerard Baker defends his newspaper’s coverage of President Trump.
Amazon’s ‘Manchester’ Success Is Forcing Hollywood to Change
Amazon is making some big studios, and theater owners, very uncomfortable.
Zell Takes Over Tribune, Closing $8.2 Billion Buyout
Billionaire investor Sam Zell completed the $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co., endingRead More
AFL-CIO, Wary of Koch Money, Presses Tribune Not to Sell its Newspapers
The labor federation warns Tribune against selling the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times to the Koch brothers.
Silicon Valley Is Laying Low on Net Neutrality
To sustain net neutrality rules designed to check the power of the country’sRead More
Rockaway’s Wave Seeks to Rebuild a Neighborhood, and a Newspaper
Six weeks after Hurricane Sandy tore through the Rockaways, pouring five feet ofRead More
Will Silicon Valley Defend Net Neutrality?
Google, Facebook and Netflix have been retrained at best.
Why Steve Jobs’ Grand Vision for a Breakthrough Apple Product Remains Unfulfilled
Before he died, Steve Jobs laid-out his vision for remaking the television experience.
Facebook-Major League Baseball Is Latest Sign of Streaming Things to Come
Baseball hopes Facebook can grow the sport’s popularity with younger consumers.
Trump May Hate ‘The Media’ but Newspaper Stocks Are Soaring
Trump’s attacks on reporters is fueling growth in newspaper subscriptions.
Tronc’s Newspapers Have It Bad Enough Without Messy Ownership Fight
Tronc, formerly known as Tribune Publishing, may be its own worst enemy.
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All of my stories written at TheStreet, 2013-2018
TV Companies Stand to Win Big if Trump Removes Media Ownership Limits
The largest U.S. TV-station owners can hardly wait for Donald Trump to take office.
Murdoch’s bid places Google-like value on Dow Jones
New York: Rupert Murdoch’s $5 billion (Rs20,609 crore) takeover bid for Dow JonesRead More
Netflix Makes a Splash at Sundance, Unveils First Film
With “What Happened, Miss Simone,” Netflix makes clear it aims to get much deeper into movie production.
Roger Ailes Leaves Fox News
The powerful right-wing news boss is sent packing amid sexual harassment allegations.
NBC, MGM Have No Plans for New ‘Apprentice’ Episodes
Donald Trump’s last hosted “The Apprentice” in February 2015.
Morgan Stanley’s Rob Kindler Is Time’s Man for All Times
Whether or nor Time Inc. decides to sell to Meredith Corp., Kindler will handle the negotiations, just as he has done for more than 30 years.
Cable Stocks Tumble as Obama Calls for ‘Free and Open Internet’
President Obama makes clear he wants the FCC to pass net neutrality rules.
Tim Cook’s Gay Declaration Needs a Whole Lot More CEO Support
Tim Cook’s proclamation is a good start, but more corporate leaders need to come out as well, say supporters.
Zell invokes Viagra, F-word urging creativity, speed at Tribune
Billionaire Sam Zell, fresh off of buying Tribune Co., is trying pep talks laced with profanity to reverse the newspaper company’s sagging sales.
Why HBO’s Move to Streaming Web Service Is All About Netflix
HBO had little choice but to confront Netflix on a stand-alone platform free from the confines of pay-TV.
Aereo May Be Dead, But Over-The-Top Television Is Just Beginning
Aereo filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which means its assets are likely for sale.Read More